Creating Innovative Programs

Through innovative outreach programs, we engage students and faculty with alumni and members of the business community. The Holmes Center collaborates with more than 250 members of the entrepreneurial business community each year to speak, mentor, and hire interns.

Teaching Real-World Skills

Through the Holmes Center, faculty with applied entrepreneurial experience deliver an innovative curriculum that features experiential courses and creative problem-solving opportunities.

Researching Trends and Best Business Practices

The Gary S. Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship has established a global reputation for insightful academic research on entrepreneurship that attracts leading scholars and students.


The Holmes Center engages students, faculty, and the entrepreneurial business community in our teaching, research and outreach programs. Our mission is to inspire and educate the next generation of entrepreneurs.


The University of Minnesota is launching a new program to support students seeking to commercialize their innovative technologies. Minnesota Innovation Corps (MIN-Corps) provides training and resources to increase entrepreneurial activity across the University of Minnesota and bring student and faculty research to market.

Carlson School Magazine

Read about Entrepreneurship in the Carlson School Magazine

The Carlson School magazine highlights the school's commitment to entrepreneurship through its articles on research, teaching and Carlson entrepreneurs. Read the entire magazine here.




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