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Minnesota Cup

Throughout the year, the MN Cup and Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship, Carlson School of Management host multiple events that range in topics from marketing to raising capital. The audiences vary but include early stage entrepreneurs, women entrepreneurs and/or students. If interested in this opportunity, please specify the topics you’d like to present and the audience you wish to speak to.

Project Information

About the project

Project Phase (Pre-concept, Concept, Plan, Develop, Available, Archive)

Available Phase


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Economic Development, Education, STEM

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Education/Learning Environment, Technology

Community Health Impacts:


Collaborators

Contact: Melissa Kjolsing ; Email: kjolsing@umn.edu ; Phone: 612-625-9808

Lead Organization: University of Minnesota

Known/Likely Collaborators: IBM Volunteers (Previously Known as On Demand Community) ; University of Minnesota Rochester

Potential Collaborators: Rochester Area Math and Science Partnership ; Rochester Community & Technical College ; openBEAM.net


Related Projects

Global Technovation Challenge

Project Status/News


Related PlanScape Status

Economic Development, Education, STEM  

April 02, 2020: Minnesota’s health plans to waive costs for treatment of COVID-19

Governor Walz today announced that Minnesota’s health plans have agreed to waive costs for treatment of COVID-19. This move comes in response to a March 13 letter from the Governor and State Commissioners of Health and Commerce urging Minnesota health plans to remove barriers to coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 01, 2020: Diversity Council March Latest Newsletter with COVID-19 Info

In light of all that is going on throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Diversity Council wants to remain a connector and convener for all those in need throughout our community. If you are aware of valuable information and resources, please email info@diversitycouncil.org and we will do our best to increase awareness.

If you have needs to express as an individual or member of a particular community, please reach out to info@diversitycouncil.org. Diversity Council is willing and happy to hear your concerns and connect you with the correct resources.

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March 31, 2020: Rochester-Area Economic Development Inc (RAEDI) Loan News

News forwarded by RAEDI: The State of MN’s Small Business Emergency Loan Program is now accepting applications.

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March 30, 2020: Important Update on Applying for Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota's Unemployment Insurance team members are processing more applications for unemployment benefits than ever before. It is our top priority to process applications efficiently and effectively, and to ensure that we can deliver for Minnesotans in this time of need.

To ensure our system can handle the increased activity we are experiencing, we are asking that *new* unemployment insurance applicants apply online on an assigned day, based on your social security number (SSN).

If you need to apply for unemployment benefits for the first time, please refer to the schedule below to learn when you are scheduled to apply. You will only be allowed to apply on your assigned day - or on Thursday or Friday if you missed your assigned day.

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March 27, 2020: Governor Tim Walz Press Conference Summary

Governor Tim Walz today joined leaders from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Department of Employment and Economic Development, Department of Education, and the State Emergency Operations Center to answer questions from the press on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 26, 2020: DMCC Executive Committee Topics including COVID-19 Handling

2020-03-26 DMCC Executive Committee Meeting materials including discussions on COVID-19 handling. 

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March 16, 2020: United Way of Olmsted County: Inter-Agency Volunteer Coordination

Inter-Agency Volunteer Coordination: United Way has created a channel for Rochester-area nonprofits to coordinate staffing resources to meet the demand for essential services during a Covid-19 outbreak

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March 15, 2020: ROCHESTER AREA YOUTH TECH FOUNDATION and RPS need laptops for students

Rochester Area Youth Tech Foundation is working with Rochester Public Schools to provide laptops to students who do not currently have access to technology at home, in an effort to mitigate potential educational disruptions for these students. 

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March 02, 2020: Cradle to Career

Feb news, Jan. Updates to RPS Board

 

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February 22, 2020: Rochester Public Library

Rochester Public Library Strategic Plan 2020 - 2025

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February 18, 2020: Federal Reserve Bank quality education initiative

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis invitation to support constitutional amendment to guarantee a quality education for all of our state's  children.  

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Site Information
Beam
  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
Links
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