Greater Minnesota residents have a strong showing in this year's competition with 41 counties represented. Working with five regional partners, the Minnesota Cup has made it a priority to reach and support more entrepreneurs across Minnesota.
Since 2005, entrepreneurs from 74 counties have entered the Minnesota Cup, meaning 85% of Minnesota counties have been represented in our statewide program!
Participation by Region:
Initiative Foundation: 83 participants
North Foundation: 23 participants
Northwest Foundation: 10 participants
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation: 95 participants
Southwest Initiative Foundation: 10 participants
West Central Initiative: 25 participants
A special thanks to our regional economic development sponsors who helped make this possible.
- Blandin Foundation
- Initiative Foundation
- Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
- Southwest Initiative Foundation
- West Central Initiative
Interested in seeing more facts and figures on this year's Minnesota Cup applicant pool? Stay tuned! We're highlighting different applicant information each day this week!