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

She Leads: An Event to Elevate the Ideas of Local Women Entrepreneurs


Are you a business owner (or aspiring owner) with a big idea? A leader who wants to take your business in a new direction? Did COVID give you opportunities or hurdles, and you’re not sure what to do next? Do you have a big business challenge you can’t solve alone? Welcome to the She Leads… Read more »

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Quality Jobs: Small businesses leading the way


In 2021, we kicked off work on our new strategic plan, “Shaping a Collective Future: Plans for 2021 through 2023” where we outlined a goal of developing a quality job initiative geared at partnering with small businesses to create and sustain quality jobs across our region. Our key objectives for tackling this work are:   To identify and recognize quality job creators in our region as… Read more »

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Adding “Technology” to Timber, Taconite and Tourism in Northern Minnesota


Art Unlimited | Angora, MN  Anna Anderson and Elizabeth Chapman got their start at Art Unlimited as children when they would stuff envelopes for their dad, who founded the company in the early 80’s originally as a print shop. Fast forward and the digital and traditional marketing agency, which specializes in local and national accounts,… Read more »

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Fulfilling Our Mission

19,000 entrepreneurs served

$101 million in total lending

10k jobs created or sustained across the region

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