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 EF 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

EFund Recognized as Minnesota’s 2022 SBA Microlender of the Year


At the U.S. SBA Minnesota Lenders Conference on September 15, 2022, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Minnesota District recognized 11 lenders throughout the state for their commitment to helping… Read more »

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2021 Annual Report: Adapting to change, committing to growth


Small business owners were forced to be more innovative and adaptive over the last two years. While this evolution was forced due to the pandemic, an outcome has been an… Read more »

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Q&A: Get to know EFund business developer JoAnn Smith based in International Falls


We are very excited to add JoAnn Smith to our team of Entrepreneur Fund business developers. JoAnn joins us from International Falls, MN, making her our northernmost team member in… 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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