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Inno-Coolest Companies-Winner

Minne Inno's second annual Coolest Companies feature focused on company culture and which companies had the best perks, processes, initiatives, and campaigns to keep their employees engaged and passionate about their work.

Lab651 is honored to have made the 2019 list.

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Nominated and selected by the ITA’s IoT Council, the awards were designed to highlight leaders in the Midwest IoT community, award excellence in the development and adoption of IoT innovations and Midwest IoT ecosystem.

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Justin Grammens, Co-founder of Lab651 joins Kurt Schmidt to discuss the future of connected devices.

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Justin Grammens believes the concept of the “Internet of Things” may go away. Because soon, he believes, “everything is going to be connected and it’s going to be on the internet.” Now he hopes Lab651, his new IoT-focused venture, will be the firm that helps companies get their products and services on board with this ultra-connected future.

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Imagine, if you will, a day when everything, and I mean everything, is connected to the Internet. Not just your thermostat or your home security system. Or your appliances. I’m talking everything – your clothes, your carpeting, your car, your mountain bike, the trees outside your home, the street signs, the roads you drive on, the drones flying overhead delivering pizza, etc., etc., etc.

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Lab651 is expanding boundaries to connect products throughout the world Grow Minnesota! visited with Justin Grammens, founding partner of Lab651, to better understand his business operations and its role in the Internet of Things (IoT)...

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Two St. Paul firms, Lab651 and Keystone Automation, have joined forces on the co-creation of a new industrial internet of things (IIoT) signaling device for small and midsize facilities to measure change...

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Power Moves Twin Cities: Justin Grammens of Lab651 is interviewed about his experiences and thoughts about being an entrepreneur. (Power Moves Twin Cities is a video series in collaboration between Tech{dot}MN and Power Moves Development. The videos explore that formative moment, a crucial juncture, or operating mentality, that defines the entrepreneur. ...

Events

Lab651 sponsoring Girl Time at The Works

Supporting Girls in Engineering and STEM

Lab651 was thrilled to be a part of Girl Time at The Works Last weekend, September 21st, Lab651 happily sponsored Girl Time at The Works. Girl Time is an event that The Works put together to encourage girls to be…

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Speaking at John Carroll University on IoT

I was honored to have been invited by Dr. Scott Allen to speak at John Carroll University in April on “The Internet of Things – Making the Physical World Smarter.” It was an extremely fun and engaging audience and I…

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Azure IoT Presentation at International NDC Conference

I was honored to have the opportunity to speak at the internationally known NDC conference this past May that was held in downtown Saint Paul, MN. With such a wide array of speakers and technologies being covered, it was an…

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Lab651 is attending the 9th MN Entrepreneur Kick-Off

May 14, 2019, you will find some team members from Lab651 supporting the 9th MN Entrepreneur Kick-Off; an important event, gathering in support and celebration of start-ups, just like us! The Minnesota Entrepreneur Network is a collaboration of entrepreneur support…

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Justin Grammens Speaks at AAUW

I’m extremely blessed to have the opportunity to speak before the The American Association of University Women ( AAUW ) on April 2nd! Nationally, the AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more…

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Why The Time Is Now

I had the extreme pleasure of recently keynoting the University of Minnesota’s Law School’s Symposium on the Internet of Things. During the opening remarks and the lunch keynote that I gave to the audience, I talked about the way in…

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Justin Grammens Keynotes Minnesota School of Law Symposium

Justin Grammens, Cofounder of Lab 651, will be the keynote speaker for the Minnesota School of Law Symposium on the Internet of Things on Friday, March 2, 2018. It’s predicted that by 2020, more than 20 billion devices will be…

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The Three Truths of Invention

I was recently asked to speak at the Reve Reflect event on the topic of “Invention”. They purposefully left it open ended as ( in their words ), “wanted the presenters to keep an eye on the creative process of…

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Lab651 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…

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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…

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