MN Biz Roundup: October 5-9

Minnesota ranked no. 3 most energy efficient state, Governor Dayton names November 2-6 Minnesota MedTech Week, and more

By Emily Gasperlin

Minnesota ranked No. 3 most energy efficient state

WalletHub recently ranked Minnesota the No. 3 most energy efficient state, after New York and Vermont, respectively.

MN DEED awards grants to nonprofits that assist emerging business

DEED awarded $2.7 million in grants to 11 nonprofits that provide services and support to emerging businesses and entrepreneurs in Minnesota.

Two major companies announce big hires in the Twin Cities

UPS and UnitedHealth Group both announced they will be hiring 1,400 and 1,700 people, respectively, in the Twin Cities over the next few months.

Governor Dayton proclaims November 2-6 Minnesota MedTech Week

Minnesota MedTech Week recognizes the achievements of the state's "medical alley" region.

Minnesota ranked No. 6 on Nerd Wallet's Small Business Index

Nerd Wallet ranked Minnesota No. 6 on their Small Business Index, which identifies places that provide the best environment for small businesses

Amazon launches one-hour delivery in parts of the Twin Cities

Yesterday amazon launched one-hour delivery in the Twin Cities for Amazon Prime members, the company's fastest delivery service to date