Holmes Center Recognized

Saturday, October 16, 2021

The Gary S. Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management received the Outstanding Contributions to Venture Creation Award at the 2021 Global Conference of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) in Baltimore on October 13-16.  The award recognized the Holmes Center for its unique programming of MN Cup, Grow North, MIN-Corps, Launch MN and Ascend Twin Cities that each year supports thousands of MN entrepreneurs and drives innovation across campus and throughout the entire state of Minnesota.

The GCEC awards are designed to showcase and celebrate the very best of university entrepreneurship globally. The GCEC is the premier academic organization addressing the emerging topics of importance to the nation’s university-based centers for entrepreneurship. It has become the vehicle by which the top established entrepreneurship centers, as well as emerging centers, can work together to share best practices, develop programs and initiatives, and assist each other in advancing, strengthening, and celebrating the role of universities in teaching the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

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