The Entrepreneur Fund actively partners with entrepreneurs in northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin to spark growth and achieve success. We accelerate business growth with business loans and creative financing, fuel success with strategic support and help promote a culture of entrepreneurship throughout the region. See our approach…

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Business Loans

Business Loans

We provide creative financing for start-up, business growth, acquisition and working capital - Up to and exceeding $500k. Learn More…

Growth Strategies

Growth Strategies

Our expert advisors help business owners develop growth plans, expand critical managerial skills and access resources for systems development and peer networking. More information...

Women's Business Services

Women's Business Services

The Women's Business Alliance provides access to services and expert resources for women business owners and leaders. Learn More...

Financing at the Opportune Time

In 2010, Kelly Klun, owner of Klun Law in Ely, had the opportunity to purchase a building that was once her grandfather’s grocery store. She had always wanted to run another business, so she partnered with a friend with the goal of opening a café – though she knew, as she puts it, “The restaurant business is not easy.”