I have been very much interested in starting up a tech business in Minnesota, however relocating to, say, California really isn't an option at this point in my life. Are there any companies in Minnesota that I could get a hold of to discuss this tech startup?
The Minnesota Angel Investor Network is a good place to start. There are other investor groups who are geographically flexible. Google is your friend.
From http://tech.mn :
Despite the recently reported near-death of the Minnesota AngelAlso check out Minnesota's first Tech Accelerator : http://www.projectskyway.com/
community (as seen in the local Twin Cities newspapers) I am here to
report that angel investors are alive and well in our state. They are
just a little more cautious...