The Holmes Center offers a breadth of outreach programming and support with the goal of mobilizing and connecting Minnesota's entrepreneur community. We also offer opportunities for business leaders and entrepreneurs to engage with the University of Minnesota's student community through our student internship and Carlson mentorship program, as well as opportunities to speak on campus.
Hear from Disruptive Innovators
The Augeo Luminaries Speaker Series showcases prominent global leaders at the forefront of disruptive innovation in a broad range of industry, nonprofit and public sector fields.
Speak to students at the Entre Club
Apply for the MN Cup Competition
MN Cup supports emerging entrepreneurs from across the state through events, educational programming and an annual new venture competition.
Connect with the Food and Agricultural Community
Grow North is a resource and connection hub for Minnesota's food and agriculture entrepreneurs. They enable them to grow and scale their businesses faster to put Minnesota on the map as a key leader in innovation.
Connect with Women-Led Startups
WE* is a community of communities focused on supporting scalable, women-led startups in Minnesota.
Mentor a Carlson Business Student
The Carlson mentorship program gives students an opportunity to develop their professional skills outside of the classroom through the guidance of business professionals.