Who we are, what we do:

MN Cup is a startup competition and hub to connect Minnesota’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. We support emerging entrepreneurs through events, educational programming and an annual startup competition that provides them with tools, resources and support to launch and accelerate the development of their new ventures.  ​  

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At the MN Cup, we are committed to creating the most inclusive and accessible opportunity for Minnesota’s entrepreneurs. Our transparent approach to sharing applicant information and how people identify is very intentional. We are telling the world that we are aware of who is leveraging this valuable resource and more importantly, who is not. Using this data, we seek out opportunities to engage new people across Minnesota.

We invite you to experience this great community that is inclusive, collaborative but also has edge with its grit, hustle and determination. Welcome to MN Cup – we’re so happy you’re here.

MN Cup has three key values that it incorporates in everything it does: transparent, inclusive and hustle.


We are honest, open and easy to understand

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This party is for everyone



We work hard to implement big ideas to create awesome opportunities for MN's entrepreneurs  

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