MN Cup is the largest statewide startup competition in the country.
We are a startup competition and hub to connect Minnesota’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. We aim to create jobs and grow our state’s innovation footprint.
largest statewide startup competition in USA
awarded in seed money to MN startups
MN-based entrepreneurs supported
raised by MN Cup finalists since 2005
2016 was the first year of the MN Cup Youth division. There were many notable entries from this division comprised of entrepreneurs under age 18. Our division winner was ExpressionMed and our finalists included Da Bomb Bath Fizzers, mXers Audio, and Leozarb.