Events

Lab 651 at the Innovation Jam

I was fortunate enough to speak at the 2nd Annual Innovation Jam, put on by my friends at Ciceron. The other speakers included Kent Strand from Accredent, Ashley Evenson from Ciceron and Chuck Olson from Visual. Between the 4 of us we covered topics ranging from the Internet of Things, proximity marketing using Beacons, new marketing techniques using programmatic advertising and…

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The (Real) Power 50 Of 2016

Justin Grammens, Cofounder of Lab 651 had the extreme pleasure of being named one of The (Real) Power 50 for 2016 by Minnesota Business! As Justin said, “It is a tremendous honor to be included in this list and I’m humbled to have been selected this year for the award. Becky and I were able to attend and…

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Experimentation Needed When Building IoT Products

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Lab 651 cofounder Justin Grammens had a great time giving a few thoughts about experimentation in IoT at a Meetup event held July 27th at the University of St. Thomas. It was put on by the Twin Cities Spark and Hadoop User Group. Brad Rubin gave an inspiring talk on using a sensor to measure…

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User Experience Is Critical for Connected Products

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User experience was the focus when Lab 651 cofounders Justin Grammens and Rodney Landers spoke recently about how to create the best connected product for your target market. The event was the July meeting of the Minnesota Inventors Network Meetup, entitled “How to Add the Power of  The Internet of Things to Your Inventions.” It…

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Innovation Can Start in Unexpected Places

Augsburg College held a “mini-Ted Talk” style event July 7 at Sisyphus Brewing in Minneapolis, which they called “7 People, 7 Passions, 7 Minutes.” The event featured insightful talks from seven of its passionate alumni. Lab 651 cofounder Justin Grammens was privileged to be one of them. His talk was about how new product innovation…

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