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Hastings company is finalist in Minnesota Cup

Perfekt, a Hastings-based construction lien management company, was named a finalist in the Minnesota Cup contest Monday, Aug. 20. The Minnesota Cup is a statewide entrepreneurial contest to support and accelerate the development of Minnesota's newest and most innovative business ideas.

The contest is divided into six divisions. Perfekt is competing with a new business plan in the general division. One finalist from each division will win $25,000 in seed capital. Division runners-up win $5,000. Of all the division winners, one will be awarded the grand prize of $40,000 and the Minnesota Cup.

Perfekt and other finalists will now give an eight-minute oral presentation to give to a panel of judges. The winners of each division will be announced Aug. 29. The grand prize will be announced Sept. 6.