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2010 Entrepreneurs of the Year + Can Keith Halleland Escape the Billable Hour?

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Deep Sound

Deep Sound

Better hearing without a hearing aid? That’s what Envoy Medical’s implantable device promises. But it’s expensive, its battery needs replacing, and it’s not covered by insurance (though that may be changing). Still, the company’s investors—including Glen Taylor, Ken Dahlberg, and Kevin McHale—like what they see and hear.

Carlson In Inn-dia

Carlson In Inn-dia

The country is already host to two-thirds of Carlson’s Asian hotels. Now Carlson is tripling its footprint there.

Can Keith Halleland Escape The Billable Hour?

Can Keith Halleland Escape The Billable Hour?

He’s left his namesake law firm, saying it was consumed by the short-term, eat-what-you-kill thinking of litigators. He’s started a new firm, where he says billable hours won’t be the driver, and a holistic approach to clients and to compensation will rule. Funny thing is, that’s what he thought he was doing 14 years ago.

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Roll With It

Will Minneapolis get with the mobile restaurant trend?

Tilting At BP

Delusion, addiction, and a boycott only Cervantes could love.

How Good Is The Metro's Business Climate?

It’s hard to know, and for the Minneapolis Regional Chamber, creating uncertainty is the point.

Sage Electrochromics

Sage Electrochromics

The future is bright, but there’s no need for shades.

Around the Digital Campfire

Around The Digital Campfire

Monkey Island seeks to build community around bootstrapping—and online technology.

Speed of Sales

Speed Of Sales

Quantum Retail Technology offers new insights into product behavior and profitability for large retailers.

Behind Fhima’s New “Faces”

Behind Fhima’s New “Faces”

Meet Rob Nelson, a guiding force at Faces restaurant in St. Paul.

Cleared for Takeoff

Cleared For Takeoff

Its legal troubles behind it and new management (and ownership) in place, supplement maker Airborne’s future is no longer up in the air.



New bits from around Minnesota.

What Izzy's Is

What Izzy's Is

A little ice cream business with a taste for innovation.

The Value of (Some) Awards

The Value Of (Some) Awards

Winners take home trophies. Observers receive assurance that the qualities we admire are in abundant supply.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Find Out What It Means to Me

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Find Out What It Means To Me

IDK, but better communication might help Boomers and Millennials LOL at our differences.

Four Memorable Events

Four Memorable Events

Planners pull out all the stops to involve attendees in unforgettable hands-on events.

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