Community Calendar

Each month hundreds of events take place in Minnesota to support innovators, makers and entrepreneurs. Find something that looks interesting and mark your calendar!

Application Deadlines

Take a look at these incredible opportunities to get involved with local accelerators, incubators, challenges and other programs to help take your startup to the next level.

TEKNE AWARDS | Aug 9, 2019

Each year the Tekne Awards are presented by Minnesota High Tech Association to shine a spotlight on Minnesota’s science and technology community by honoring innovation across numerous industries. The annual Tekne Awards gala draws our state’s most influential business, educational and government leaders together to celebrate Minnesota’s science and technology based economy. Applications due August 9.

WeWork Veterans in Residence Powered by Bunker Labs | Aug 18, 2019

WeWork Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs is a national initiative providing space, services, business mentorship, and community to help veteran and military family member entrepreneurs find their tribe and create their life’s work.  Applications for the the next Minneapolis Veterans in Residence tribe (19-B) are due by August 18, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST. Veterans in Residence Tribe 19-B will launch on October 1, 2019.

Meda Mini MBA | Rolling applications.

The Metropolitan Economic Development Association (Meda) brings you the Meda Mini MBA, powered by Interise’s award-winning StreetWise ‘MBA’™ curriculum. This hands-on program provides the knowledge and know-how business owners need to create (and manage) a customized, three-year strategic growth plan. Business owners or CEOs of companies 50% owned by an ethnic minority with $250,000 – $10,000,000 in annual revenues, at least one employee and a minimum of 2 years in business can apply to participate. Must be willing to attend class for 7 months, complete assignments and program evaluations. Learn more and apply.

PAST DEADLINES

TWIN CITIES STARTUP WEEK | July 19, 2019

ONRAMP INSURANCE ACCELERATOR | April 28, 2019

gener8tor Minnesota 2019 | May 12, 2019

FINNOVATION Fellowship | May 15, 2019

TECHSTARS FARM TO FORK | April 7, 2019

LUNAR STARTUPS COHORT 2 | Dec 31, 2018

MINNEDEMO31 | Dec 31, 2018 

TARGET INCUBATOR | Oct 29, 2018

AG TECH CHALLENGE | Nov 15, 2018

7TH ANNUAL CREATIVE CITY CHALLENGE | Nov 26, 2018