Resources for entrepreneurs
Use this MSP Startup Resource Hub to find what you're looking for.
(shared EdNorth Meetup materials)
Check the Meetup Message Board 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.
MINNESOTA CUP is the largest statewide startup competition in the country. Enter the "Education and Training" Division to compete for funding and mentors.
The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) is a private nonprofit member service organization representing more than 900 educational administrators.
The purpose of this weeklong marathon of events and activities is to showcase the startups and energy that exists in our state.
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BETA programs provide founders from local startups with the resources and relationships required to scale their business.
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.