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.

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    Largest Statewide New Venture Competition in Country

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    New Venture Concepts Evaluated in MIN-CORPS

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    Mentors Advising Students and Alumni

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    Student Founders in Entrepreneurship in Action Class

    • 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.

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      Min-Corps (Minnesota Innovation Corps)

       

      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.
       

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      Inaugural Augeo Luminaries Speaker Series

      Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Valor Equity Partners, Antonio Gracias, discusses “Disruptive Innovation – What It Takes to Transform Global Industries" at the inaugural Augeo Luminaries Speaker Series at the Carlson School of Management.

      Luminaries Speaker Series

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