EntreEd Blog

Kristal to Receive Entrepreneur of Year Award

Friday, April 29, 2022

David Kristal will receive the 2022 University of Minnesota Entrepreneur of the Year at the ninth annual Founders Day celebration on Tuesday…

Student Startup Engages Girls in Coding

Monday, April 25, 2022
Entrepreneurship students Anna Pedrick, Katherine Ngo and Lily Yang launched their startup to creatively engage girls with coding.

Holmes Center Recognized

Saturday, October 16, 2021
The Holmes Center received the Unique Contributions to Venture Creation Award at the Global Conference of Entrepreneurship Centers.

Atland Ventures Hosts National Summit

Thursday, April 8, 2021
Atland Ventures hosts inaugural Student Venture Capital Summit. Atland is the $1M venture capital fund led by students at the University of Minnesota.

UMN Supporting State Effort to Bolster Startups, Innovation

Thursday, March 11, 2021
The Holmes Center serves as the statewide education partner for Launch Minnesota - a new DEED initiative to support entrepreneurs throughout Minnesota.

Lost&Found: One Disruptive MBA Startup

Friday, November 13, 2020
Among 2020’s most disruptive MBA startups is Lost&Found, a nonprofit organization that gives young adults ages 14-35 the skills and community to be resilient, attempting to address the systemic…

Duane Johnson Recognized as USA TODAY Leader of Change

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Duane Johnson, co-founder of Tuloko and Carlson MBA grad, was selected along with twenty-nine others as a leader of change; the next John Lewis.

Lee Jones Selected University of Minnesota Entrepreneur of the Year

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Lee Jones has been selected as the 2020 University of Minnesota Entrepreneur of the Year to recognize her entrepreneurial success and her significant contributions to the University and broader…

BizPitch Winner Serves Meals for Unemployed

Thursday, April 30, 2020
Watch eight University of Minnesota undergraduate students pitch their ideas for an opportunity to win $1300 in prizes at the 25th BizPitch competition.

TOASTER Open for Business

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Carlson School Dean Sri Zaheer and Libraries Dean Wendy Pradt Lougee pulled the ribbon for the opening of the TOASTER Innovation Hub.