What sets InvestMNt apart from other investment conferences? The fact that it’s made “for investors, by investors,” according to its host, the CFA Society of Minnesota. The professional organization boasts that InvestMNt is the only conference providing Minnesota’s investors with a commitment-free setting to forge business relationships with some of the state’s most successful companies. Scheduled for Aug. 6 at the University of St. Thomas’ Minneapolis campus, the day-long conference will feature presentations by the likes of Cargill, General Mills, and US Bank. Among the many other networking opportunities, investors will be able to meet directly with company management teams. Click here to reserve your seat.
In the May 2014 issue of Minnesota Business magazine, we introduced The (Real) Power 50 of 2014 — linchpins in their companies, connectors in their industry, and some of the best people to know when conducting business in the state.
Venture capitalists invested $48.3 billion in 2014, the highest dollar volume year since 2000, according to The MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association based on data from Thomson Reuters.