Public Events 

2018 MN Cup Events Schedule


Competition Schedule - For MN Cup Participants Only

MN Cup Participants Only - Application Round 

  • March 26 - 2018 Minnesota Cup Application Launch
  • April 27 - Entry deadline 11:59 p.m.
  • May TBD – Judges gain access to applications
  • May TBD - Participants are notified of first round results, semifinalists announced

MN Cup Participants Only - Semifinalist Round

  • June 6 - Semifinalist Reception at the Carlson School of Management
  • June TBD - Semifinalists paired with mentors
  • July TBD - Youth Division Workshop Saturday
  • August TBD - Semifinalists submit business plans, investor presentations and videos by 12 p.m.
  • August TBD - Division Review Board Members receive written semifinalists plans
  • August TBD - Judges convene to select finalists
  • August TBD - Semifinalists are notified of results and given written feedback on their plans, finalists announced 

MN Cup Participants Only - Finalist Round 


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