At the Holmes Center, we believe successful entrepreneurs learn from experience - in the classroom, in the real world and from other entrepreneurs. We offer a variety of programming, courses, clubs and internship programs for both undergrad and graduate students.
Pitch New Ideas
Ninety-second pitch contest on April 24 to win $1,300 in prizes and advice from experienced entrepreneurs and investors.
Showcases prominent global leaders at the forefront of disruptive innovation across industry and public sector .
Fellowships enable Carlson MBA students to create new ventures that address critical social problems in the Twin Cities.
Thursdays from 12-1 discuss your startup ideas with industry experts, successful entrepreneurs and experienced attorneys.
Hear directly from founders of leading MN companies, sharing their struggles and successes over lunch in room 2-224 every Wednesday from 12-1.
Semester-long, part-time paid internships for undergraduate students with leading MN startups led by great entrepreneurs.
Caryl and Larry Abdo give back to their University by inviting students and their spouses to a candid conversation about being married to an entrepreneur over dinner at their award-winning Nicollet Island Inn.
Opportunity to get a front row seat to Minnesota's dynamic entrepreneur ecosystem. Past interns have joined startups and industry leading companies. Interested in joining the team? Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
MN Cup is the largest statewide new venture competition in the country. They support emerging student entrepreneurs from across the state by hosting both a student and youth division in the annual competition.
This program gives students an opportunity to develop their professional skills outside of the classroom through the guidance of business professionals.