Accelerating Growth by Meeting a Local Community Need

Baby’s on Broadway | Little Falls, MN  Little Falls, a small rural town in Central Minnesota located along the Mississippi River may not seem the like most obvious place for “Minnesota’s one-stop baby shop”, but that’s…

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Navigating Relief for Artists & Venues

Spiritwood Music of the Boundary Waters | Ely, MN  Artists and venues have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. Pat and Donna Surface co-own and operate Spiritwood Music of the Boundary Waters, a music production,…

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Investing in Talent and Technology

Syvantis | Baxter, MN  Syvantis was founded in 2000 by Janelle Riley as a local managed services provider out of Baxter, Minnesota. Since then, the company has grown into a leading provider of integrated, industry-specific cloud…

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Local Partner Spotlights

National Bank of Commerce:   NBC is a strong supporter of small business in the region and long-time partner of the Entrepreneur Fund. Recently they generously made a gift of $250,000 in loan capital to our ENVEST…

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Elevating Communities Through Architecture

A “community development firm” is how owner, Tim Meyer, describes Meyer Group Architecture. Meyer started his business in the summer of 2009 after transitioning from his previous position due to the 2008 recession. It’s been twelve years…

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Ubet You Can Turn Your Passion into a Business

Ubetcha Antiques and Uniques | Tower, MN  Charlie and Victoria, owners of Ubetcha Antiques and Uniques in Tower, MN, both worked in law enforcement for most of their lives. On the weekends, the two would put on antique sales in the front lawn of their…

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