Education and Training icon

Education and Training Division Winner

  • $30,000 in seed capital
  • Professionally produced and edited video of final pitch at Grand Prize judging round courtesy of TECHdotMN
  • Scholarship to the Minnesota High Tech Association's Annual Minnesota Venture Conference

Energy/Clean Tech/Water icon

Energy/Clean Tech/Water Division Winner

  • $30,000 in seed capital
  • Accounting assistance from Eide Bailly, LLP
  • Professionally produced and edited video of final pitch at Grand Prize judging round courtesy of TECHdotMN
  • Scholarship to the Minnesota High Tech Association's Annual Minnesota Venture Conference

Food/Ag/Beverage icon

Food/Ag/Beverage Division Prizes

  • $30,000 in seed capital
  • Environmental marketing audit and $5000 toward display element from Star
  • Professionally produced and edited video of final pitch at Grand Prize judging round courtesy of TECHdotMN
  • Scholarship to the Minnesota High Tech Association's Annual Minnesota Venture Conference
  • InsideOut Studios will award a full day of professional photography to the winner of the Food/Ag/Bev division
  • The MN Department of Agriculture will provide $8,000 in in-kind prizes, including:
    • "Ready to Grow Award" of $4,000 in in-kind booth space and/or store demo support to the food/ag/abeverage division company most ready to scale their business. 
    • "Best Ag-Pull Award" to the company that will have the greatest impact on Minnesota farms. This company will be awarded $4,000 in booth space and/or store demo support.

          *Prizes must be utilized/claimed before June 12, 2019


General Division icon

General Division Winner

  • $30,000 in seed capital
  • Accounting assistance from Lurie
  • Professionally produced and edited video of final pitch at Grand Prize judging round courtesy of TECHdotMN
  • Scholarship to the Minnesota High Tech Association's Annual Minnesota Venture Conference

High Tech icon

High Tech Division Winner

  • $30,000 in seed capital
  • Business organization (or services of similar value) from Gray Plant Mooty
  • Accounting assistance from Lurie
  • Professionally produced and edited video of final pitch at Grand Prize judging round courtesy of TECHdotMN
  • Scholarship to the Minnesota High Tech Association's Annual Minnesota Venture Conference

Life Science/Health IT icon

Life Science/Health IT Division Winner

  • $30,000 in seed capital
  • Accounting assistance from Lurie
  • Professionally produced and edited video of final pitch at Grand Prize judging round courtesy of TECHdotMN
  • Scholarship to the Minnesota High Tech Association's Annual Minnesota Venture Conference

Impact Ventures icon

Impact Ventures Division Winner

  • $30,000 in seed capital
  • Professionally produced and edited video of final pitch at Grand Prize judging round courtesy of TECHdotMN
  • Scholarship to the Minnesota High Tech Association's Annual Minnesota Venture Conference

 


Student Division icon

Student Division Winner

  • $30,000 in seed capital
  • Professionally produced and edited video of final pitch at Grand Prize judging round courtesy of TECHdotMN
  • Scholarship to the Minnesota High Tech Association's Annual Minnesota Venture Conference

 


Youth Division icon

Youth Division Winner

  • $10,000 in seed capital
  • Runner-up receives $5,000, third place receives $2,500
  • All semifinalists that do not advance receive $350
  • Professionally produced and edited video of final pitch at Grand Prize judging round courtesy of TECHdotMN
  • Scholarship to the Minnesota High Tech Association's Annual Minnesota Venture Conference

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