Finalists announced for 2015 MN Cup

Twenty-one new ventures in seven divisions are chosen as finalists in the 11th annual MN Cup competition

By Emily Gasperlin
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Twenty-one finalists have been selected out of 70 semifinalists and almost 1,300 entrants for the 2015 MN Cup competition. About 1/3 of this year's finalists are woman-led teams. The competition, now in it's 11th year, is the largest statewide venture competition in the United States, and supports entrepreneurs by providing events and educational programs. Grand prize winners in each division (to be announced on September 9) will receive $50,000 in seed money for their venture.

This year's finalists are:

Energy/Clean Tech/Water



High Tech

Life Science/Health IT

Social Entrepreneur