Welcome

At the Entrepreneur Fund, we believe small businesses have the power to transform their communities and regions. Every day we partner with entrepreneurs in Minnesota and Wisconsin to make that a reality.

YOUR PARTNER, AT ANY STAGE

No matter the stage of your business we can help you move forward. Select the phase that best fits your business to learn about EFund services, loans, and resources that can help you tackle your business goals.

Starting

Take the next step to turn your idea into a business. Let us connect you to resources that will get you well on your way.

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Building

Work on your business and not just in it. Our team can help you develop strategies and pair them with capital and tools to help you achieve your goals.

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Scaling

Take it to the next level. We are here to help you navigate your options as you consider expanding your business.

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Women’s Business Alliance

The Women’s Business Alliance (WBA) is a program of the Entrepreneur Fund, and a certified Women’s Business Center of the SBA, that provides specialized advising, training, networking and access to capital for women entrepreneurs across 17 counties in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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The Latest

How to keep your business growing in 2023: Six tips from EFund CEO


Entrepreneur Fund CEO Shawn Wellnitz recently shared his expertise with Business North in their Directory 23 issue, which asked industry experts about their business predictions for 2023. Wellnitz, shared what… Read more »

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Growing & Brewing with Purpose – Warrior Brewing Company


Like many entrepreneurs, Matt Caple and Ben Gipson had the idea. They had a business plan. They even had a few years of prior experience testing out their business model.… Read more »

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New program for businesses interested in implementing automation technology


The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is accepting applications from businesses seeking to increase productivity through automation. The Automation Loan Participation Program is designed to support manufacturing,… Read more »

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Fulfilling Our Mission

20,900 entrepreneurs served

$129 million in total lending

10k jobs created or sustained across the region

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