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.

SEED SPOT 2-DAY LAUNCH CAMP |November 15-16, 2019

The 2-Day Launch Camp provides entrepreneurs and individuals that are exploring starting a venture a safe space to explore and launch their idea. Throughout the program, you will have access to mentors, content experts, SEED SPOT’s curriculum, and a network of supporters. Do you have a business idea you’ve been sitting on? Have you identified a problem you wanted to solve? Do you have that itch to start something that will make the world a better place? Join SEED SPOT’s 2-Day Launch Camp in the Twin Cities to turn your idea into reality. You will receive the business training, step-by-step curriculum, and support needed to set your venture up for success. Learn more and register.

Fueled Collective Diverse Founders Fellowship |Next cohort begins Dec 1, 2019

Powered by Google for Startups, this program provides deserving entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities – such as women, minorities, immigrants, veterans, LGBTQ, and those with disabilities – access to Fueled Collective. Each cohort will consist of five fellow and grant them each 6 months of full-time membership. The group will spend a certain amount of workdays and networking time together as a group within the Fueled Collective community. Learn more and apply.

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.