Resources for entrepreneurs
Use this STARTUP RESOURCE HUB to find what you're looking for based on stage you're at.
MN resources to help startups take off.
Sort RESOURCE LIST by venture type, tax status, or award amount from our friends at 4.0 Schools in New Orleans.
Visit website for information about Tiny Fellowship too.
LearnLaunch, based in Boston, is dedicated to connecting, supporting, and investing in the education technology ecosystem to drive innovation and transform learning.
Founder Gym, based in Oakland, is an online training center for underrepresented founders who want to build successful tech startups. See a great intro video here.
The University of Pennsylvania's Education Business Plan Competition is considered the most prestigious and well-funded education business plan competition, attracting innovative ideas from around the world.
Accelerator provides $100k investment and an additional $25k to cover costs. Get a customized program to help you access expertise, services, and relationships within the national edtech market.
For EdTech Career Seekers
(shared EdNorth Meetup materials)
Check the Meetup Message Board too!
And listen to the EdNorth podcast series featuring leaders from local edtech companies via Uptown Podcast Studios.
MINNESOTA CUP is the largest statewide startup competition in the country. Enter the "Education and Training" Division to compete for funding.
Resources and relationships to scale. "Bridge" provides connections to bigger companies. Organizers of Twin Cities Startup Week.
Cohort-based program for underrepresented founders providing funding, connections, and help with pitch deck.
FINNOVATION Lab is a social business incubator and accelerator, designed to achieve and launch high impact enterprises, from Finnegan's Brew Co.
MESA (Minnesota Emerging Software Advisory) is pro bono mentorship for your MN software startup.
Minnesota's designated resource to assist startup and existing companies accessing non-dilutive federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.
The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) is a private nonprofit member service organization representing more than 900 educational administrators.