Thursday, March 23, 2017

Enter to compete in the MN Cup by Friday, April 28

MN Cup, the largest statewide new startup competition in the United States, is now accepting applications for 2017. Friday, April 28 is the application deadline.
Launch your startup!

MN Cup, the largest statewide new startup competition in the United States, aims to create jobs and grow the state’s innovation footprint.

The MN Cup competition provides:
  • $450,000 in seed money
  • Mentorship opportunities with industry leaders
  • Exclusive event access
  • Business plan feedback
  • Networking opportunities with potential investors
  • Media exposure

Startups compete in one of the following divisions:
  • Energy/Clean Tech/Water
  • Food/Ag/Beverage
  • General
  • High Tech
  • Life Science/Health IT
  • Impact Ventures
  • Student (current undergrad and graduate students)
  • Youth (18 and younger)

To qualify for this competition you must:
  1. Live in Minnesota
  2. Generate less than $1 million in annual revenue

The application deadline is Friday, April 28, 2017.

You can save, exit and log back into YouNoodle as many times as needed until the deadline to complete your submission. Make sure to 'save' your application often.

The MN Cup is free to enter, and you can apply online.

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