The Big Ideas Challenge is a new venture competition that encourages and celebrates students' innovative business ideas. It is open to any Minnesota State Mankato student or alumnus within two years of graduating. Individual and team entries are welcome. This new venture competition gives students the opportunity to compete for money to fund their business. Thank you to alumnus Craig Lloyd of Lloyd Companies, All American Foods, BankVista, CrankyApe and Minnesota Valley Business Magazine for their generous support which makes Big Ideas possible.

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The Big Ideas Challenge is open to any Minnesota State Mankato student or alumnus within two years of graduating. Individual and team entries are welcome. This new venture competition gives students the opportunity to compete for money to fund their business.

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Rules

A Big Idea brings new or significant value to some group of people. New can be a new organization, product, process or service. It could be a large change for an existing organization, product, or service

Past winners

View past winners and finalists in the competition!