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 Winner

  • $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
  • The MN Department of Agriculture will provide $10,000 in in-kind prizes, including free booth space and demo support at the Natural Products Expo and Winter Fancy Food Show or other wholesale food show*
  • InsideOut Studios will award a full day of professional photography to the winner of the Food/Ag/Bev division

*As an alternative to booth space, MDA would credit the winning entity with cost-sharing for in-store demos or other wholesale food shows through our TSP Program, in those same amounts.


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