Twenty-one new ventures in seven divisions are chosen as finalists in the 11th annual MN Cup competition
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:
- Cooper & Kid (Woman-led team)
- The Patchery (Woman-led team)
**Earlier this year, Minnesota Business caught up with The Patchery founder Amber Gunn Thomas about the evolution of her company — read more about it here.
- WOODCHUCK USA .
**In the July issue of Minnesota Business magazine, we highlighted how WOODCHUCK USA collaborated with Zivix, another Minnesota-based company — read more about it here.
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