Minnesota's tech and startup scene saw many exciting headlines over the last year, including large rounds of funding and major expansions.
Now it's time to look ahead to 2020.
While making this list, we focused on how these organizations have grown and what they could potentially accomplish in 2020. Did they raise a big round of venture capital? Grow their team? Debut an exciting partnership?
Some of these startups will be familiar. You may have seen them win a local pitch competition or secure a major round of funding. Others will be new but worthy additions to your startup watch list.
Created earlier this year by the University of Minnesota, Anatomi is developing tools for manufacturing human neurons from stem cells faster and more efficiently. The company's goal is to ultimately discover new treatments for neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS. Anatomi was awarded a Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Biobusiness grant to support the technology's commercialization and won the startup category of MHTA's 2019 Tekne awards.