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  • 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. […]

  • Duluth, Minnesota – October 18, 2018: The Entrepreneur Fund was recently awarded a grant from Wells Fargo for $12,000 to assist in continuing to expand small business development services in the region. The grant, which is intended to support programs that provide aspiring entrepreneurs with business consulting services and/or access to capital, will be used […]

  • The Entrepreneur Fund is an 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 business. EF provides small business loans up to $750,000 and a variety of services to support entrepreneurs in meeting their […]