2020 MN Cup Finalists

September 3, 2020 — Following a great week of pitches from our 27 finalist teams, MN Cup is proud to announce the winners, runners-up and third place finishers in each of our nine divisions. Division winners (apart from our Youth Division) will all receive a $30,000 cash prize, with runners-up receiving $5,000. In the next round, our division winners will present a final pitch to our Grand Prize Review Board on Tuesday, September 22nd. The grand prize winner will take home an additional $50,000 and the runner-up will take home an additional $20,000. All these prizes will be announced live during our Final Award Ceremony that same evening from 4-6 PM. We hope you can join us to hear from these fantastic companies first-hand and celebrate with us as we distribute the cash awards. 

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Education & Training

Division Winner: Pivot Interactives

Runner-Up: BetterYou

Third Place: Bibliate


Division Winner: CounterFlow Technologies

Runner-Up: Genesis Adhesives

Third Place: PureBiomass 


Division Winner: Perennial Foods

Runner-Up: The Packaging Lab

Third Place: Otrafy


Division Winner: Busy Baby LLC

Runner-Up: Creative PetWorks LLC

Third Place: Axiom Contract Solutions

High Tech

Division Winner: Pikup

Runner-Up: Fulcrum

Third Place: Shrpa

Impact Ventures

Division Winner: Vonzella, Inc.

Runner-Up: Harvest Nation, Inc.

Third Place: Black Men Teach

LifeScience/Health IT

Division Winner: BlueCube Bio

Runner-Up: Visana Health

Third Place: RadWave Technologies


Division Winner: Proper Pack

Runner-Up: RoundtableRx

Third Place: Hearing Glasses


Division WinnerBioBev​​​​​​​

Runner-Up: Meiyu

Third Place: CASP Technologies