Big Ideas Challenge

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

A venture competition that encourages and celebrates students' innovative business ideas. Open to the public, this exciting event showcases the BIG ideas of our students. Join us on YouTube and vote for your favorite to win the People’s Choice Award!

The Big Ideas Challenge gives students or alumni within two years of graduating the opportunity to compete for $19,000 in prizes to fund their business.

Thank you to alumnus Craig Lloyd of Lloyd Companies, American Foods, Bank Vista, Cranky Ape, alumni Daren and Sarah Cotter, and MN Valley Business Magazine for their generous support and donation of the prize funds.


Meet the finalist and mentors


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