Public Events 

2018 MN Cup Events Schedule

Competition Schedule - For MN Cup Participants Only

MN Cup Participants Only - Application Round 

MN Cup Participants Only - Semifinalist Round

  • June 6 - Semifinalist Reception at the Carlson School of Management
  • June 15 - Semifinalists paired with mentors
  • June 20 - MN Cup Semifinalist Submission Panel and Discussion Hosted by Gray Plant Mooty
  • June 28 - Powerful Pitches, Presentations, and Videos: Minnesota Cup Judges and Experts Weigh In Hosted by Maslon LLP and Lurie, LLP
  • July 14 - Youth Division Workshop Saturday
  • August 6 - Semifinalists submit business plans, investor presentations and videos by 12 p.m.
  • August 7 - Division Review Board Members receive written semifinalists plans
  • August 14 - Early Stage Financing Breakfast hosted by Messerli Kramer, Rick Brimacomb & Joy Lindsay
  • August TBD - Brand Bootcamp event hosted by Stoel Rives
  • August 20-23 - Judges convene to select finalists
    • August 20: General Division Judging (AM) & Education/Training Division Judging & Reception Hosted by ECMC (PM)
    • August 21: Youth Division Judging (AM) & Food/Ag/Beverage Division Judging & Pitch Slam Hosted by 301 Inc. (PM)
    • August 22: Student Division Judging (AM) & High Tech Division Juding & Reception Hosted by Lurie LLP and Gray Plant Mooty (PM)
    • August 23: Energy/Clean Tech/Water Division Judging (AM) & Life Science/Health IT Division Judging & Reception Hosted by Treehouse Health and Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. (PM)
    • August 24: Impact Ventures Division Reception at CliftonLarsonAllen
  • August 27 - Semifinalists are notified of results and given written feedback on their plans, finalists announced 

MN Cup Participants Only - Finalist Round 

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