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Founders Day 2017

  • Carlson School of Management 321 19th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States (map)

Join us for rapid-fire presentations from students participating in a broad range of entrepreneurial courses to learn how they’re applying their education to solve real problems with creative new ideas. Learn about innovative projects to develop new products, test new business concepts and launch and operate real businesses. 

Recent graduates will also share brief updates on how they're building on the class experiences to develop successful companies - including Asiya, Venn Foundation, Berd Spokes, Man Cave Craft Meats, Seronix Renewables, Walkway and Mobineo.

The event will announce entrepreneurship student and faculty awards and recognize David Meyer, founder of Titan Machinery, as the 2018 University of Minnesota Entrepreneur of the Year.

5:00 - 5:15 Reception with Students & Faculty

5:15 - 5:30 Entrepreneurial Alumni Updates

5:30 – 7:00 Student Presentations & Awards


Students Presenting From the Following Courses:

  • STARTUP: Customer Development

  • Carlson Ventures Enterprise

  • Entrepreneurship in Action

  • New Product Design & Business Development

  • Toy Product Design

  • Acara Challenge

  • Social Entrepreneurship

  • MIN-Corps Medical Technology

  • Value-Added Entrepreneurship - Agriculture

  • Social Venturing in Action

Earlier Event: May 8
Lunar Startups Lunch & Learn
Later Event: May 15
WE* Talks