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  • Expanding Your Ability to Grow Job Title: Development Coordinator Reports to: Development Manager FLSA Status: Full-time Location: Duluth, MN The Entrepreneur Fund is a 501c3 economic development organization committed to growing the regional economy by boosting the abilities of the region’s business owners seeking growth. We actively partner with small business owners to grow their […]

  • Duluth, Minnesota – December 13, 2018: The Entrepreneur Fund is pleased to present the second Mary Mathews Legacy Award of 2018 to Janelle Riley, CEO of Syvantis Technologies (Syvantis). Riley accepted the award during the Open House celebrating the Entrepreneur Fund’s new Women’s Business Center in Little Falls, Minnesota on November 30. The award recognizes […]

  • Duluth, Minnesota – November 27, 2018: The Entrepreneur Fund is pleased and excited to announce its newest office and second Women’s Business Alliance location in Little Falls, Minnesota. With funding from a recently-awarded grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Entrepreneur Fund will be able to provide additional services and resources to women […]

  • Duluth, Minnesota – October 31, 2018: The Entrepreneur Fund was recognized by the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) recently with a grant. The $770,000 CDFI grant will be used to provide financing to local entrepreneurs seeking growth. “We are excited to have loan capital to meet the growing needs of our […]

  • Duluth, Minnesota – October 29, 2018: The Entrepreneur Fund is pleased to announce that the most recent Mary Mathews Legacy Award was presented to Erik and Jessica Lietz, founders and owners of popular Iron Range restaurants The Whistling Bird in Gilbert, Boomtown Woodfire in Eveleth and BoomTown Brewery in Hibbing on Monday, October 15, 2018. […]