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Turn Your Vision Into A Profitable Business

Get help with understanding financial documents, zoning and permitting, local and state regulations and more, and how to secure funding for the start up business. Elevate is here for you!

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Elevating Business
Owners For Success

Elevate provides business education and coaching specifically tailored to underserved minority entrepreneurs, with the guiding objective of creating economic opportunity for all businesses or residents of Kandiyohi County, MN. The program offers hands-on training in business planning and management. Elevate allows new or growing businesses to engage with established community members and leaders and build a network of support and accountability.

The program is free to entrepreneurs compliments of

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Have a great idea for a business, but not sure where to start?
Already in business, but need a network of support and mentorship along your entrepreneurship journey?
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Tools to get you started on a new business venture

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Financial forms and the training to use them

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A completed business plan to take to potential funders

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Fun and interactive role playing to get familiar with effective business practices

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Ideas for business marketing

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Knowledge of cash flow, legal structures, insurance and intellectual property to safeguard a new business

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An academy completion certificate and graduating ceremony

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Take the Classes

Join the Elevate classes to match your needs and goals.

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Meet the Mentors

Meet the mentors who will support you on your business journey.

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Put your new skills to work!

Start using your new skills and elevated ability to manage a successful business!

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Meet Others Like You & Learn About Their Success

Experience the impact of our work, through the stories of our entrepreneurs.

"Before I learned how to run a business I was constantly struggling to make ends meet. Now, I’m an entrepreneur and mentor in the community where I grew up, and I’m in control of my destiny." -Geoffrey Allen

Request a FREE consultation and a visit to your business, to assess how YOU can ELEVATE.

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