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Gary S. Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship

The Holmes Center engages students, faculty, and the entrepreneurial business community in our teaching, research and outreach programs. Our mission is to inspire and educate the next generation of entrepreneurs.


The University of Minnesota is launching a new program to support students seeking to commercialize their innovative technologies.

Minnesota Innovation Corps (MIN-Corps) provides training and resources to increase entrepreneurial activity across the University of Minnesota and bring student and faculty research to market.

Read about Entrepreneurship in the Carlson School Magazine

Springl 2013 Carlson School Magazine CoverThe Carlson School magazine highlights the school's commitment to entrepreneurship through its articles on research, teaching and Carlson entrepreneurs. Read the entire magazine here.



MN Cup

MN Cup, a program of the Holmes Center, supports emerging entrepreneurs from across the state through events, educational programming and an annual new venture competition.