WE* was founded in 2015 by a group of dedicated and passionate women entrepreneurs, investors, and community leaders who have come together to support women developing scalable ideas and startups in Minnesota. We are developing unique events and centralizing resources for women entrepreneurs, and are housed in the Gary S. Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship.
MN Cup is a startup competition that supports emerging entrepreneurs through events, educational programming and an annual startup competition.
Cairn Ventures invests predominately in early stage, high-growth potential companies in the Midwest.
Hack the Gap is an organization that is hacking the diversity gap, one hackathon at a time. Their mission is to amplify the voices, and cultivate talents of underserved people in the community by giving the them a safe space to hack, and a stage to show what they have built.
Sofia Fund seeks early stage, growth oriented, gender diverse entrepreneurial companies that have women leaders on the management team and who own equity in the business.
COCO is the upper Midwest’s leading provider of coworking and collaborative workspaces for individuals, teams, entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses.
StarTec Investments, LLC is a private venture capital firm founded in 1998. They invest $50,000 to $500,000 in early stage technology companies based in Minnesota.
612 Software Foundry helps startups and established companies with technical strategy and implementation – everything from whether to hire, outsource, or buy, guiding technology choices, building web and mobile apps, and preparing your team to succeed.
Capita3 is a growth financing company focused on scalable companies led by women.
Good Food BOOM! is an in-development resource for food entrepreneurs nationwide.