On Friday, April 28th at 11:59 PM, MN Cup closed its application window for its 13th competition. The application opened on March 20, providing applicants just over seven weeks to complete the entry form including three key sections - opportunity, plan and progress.

Each year, the MN Cup competition attracts a high volume of innovators and companies. This year's competition had an incredibly healthy turnout with over 500 applicants and 1,230 entrepreneurs participating in the FREE entry round. A percentage breakdown by division is below.


MN Cup, The Numbers


MN Cup will be sharing different facts about the 2017 applicant pool throughout the week. Stay tuned to learn more about the people who applied to this year's MN Cup.