Minnesota State University, Mankato’s College of Business and Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship will hold the final round of the 2019 Big Ideas Challenge on Monday, April 15 from 2-5 p.m. in the University’s Ostrander Auditorium, located in Centennial Student Union. The winner and awards will be announced at the conclusion of the event. The event is free and open to the public.

The Big Ideas Challenge is a venture competition that encourages and celebrates students’ innovative business ideas. The competition provides students or alumni within two years of graduating the opportunity compete for $15,000 in prizes to fund their business. The winner of the Big Ideas Challenge will be automatically entered as a semifinalist in the Minnesota Cup.