Weekly Startup Pitches

1 Million Cups St. Paul provides pitch practice and feedback for early stage startups.
  • 6 minute pitches
  • 20 minutes of feedback and comments from business experts and entrepreneurs
  • Opportunity to be showcased in the Pioneer Press and on WCCO Radio
  • Plenty of coffee and networking

Free Weekly Business Workshop

The Business at The Hill speaker series covers a variety of topics to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and businesses no matter where they are in the life cycle of their venture.
  • Business Finance
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Employee Retention
And more. Apply to become a speaker.

Business Funding Video Series

Don't know where to go for funding, when to seek it or what you give up? Check out these series of videos with local
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Angel Investors
  • Bankers

Minnesota’s Startup List

This list of Minnesota Startups are 1 Million Cups St. Paul alumni. 1 Million Cups St. Paul is a weekly event to highlight Minnesota's vibrant startup community and provide an opportunity for founders to pitch to a friendly yet challenging audience. Join us each Wednesday, 9 AM- 10AM. Sign up to present or attend at 1MillionCups.com/StPaul .

Join the Legacy

The James J. Hill Center has been serving our community for almost 100 years by being a critical resource for new and existing businesses, providing space for people to gather and being an iconic historic landmark in downtown St. Paul.

Our space. Your success.

Research. Meet. Grow.

Join the legacy.

By becoming a member you will join this legacy of connecting business, entrepreneurs and community. Our members are individuals who have used the business resources through the Reference Library, enjoyed one of the many events we have hosted and have just enjoyed walking through our historic and beautiful space.