Driving Access to
Wealth & Networks

Where's Your Business At?

DRIVING ACCESS TO
WEALTH & NETWORKS

CAPACITY

Open-ended curriculum to help you build on your ideas.

Virtual model

Learn more here.

accepting applications now, HERE!

hybrid model

learn more here.

accepting applications now, HERE!

in-person model

enterprise academy, learn more here.

accepting applications now, here!

hybrid model

learn more here.

accepting application now, HERE!

Northland SBDC

in-person & virtual workshops

learn more here.

sign up for workshops, HERE!

North Central MN SBDC

in-person & virtual workshops

learn more here.

sign up for workshops, HERE!

CAPITAL

Access to early-stage funding and capital providers.

DAWNtreprenuer Showcase 
& Pitch competition

The Forge

4:00 – 8:00pm, Thursday, April 11, 2024

Application process coming soon!

Engage an Angel

Zeitgeist Arts

when: TBD

Kiva small business loans

learn more here.

start application process, HERE!

aPEX angel network

learn more about apex here.

interested in connecting with potential angel investors,

set up a meeting time with us HERE!

Connections

Access to networks and mentoring supports.

Innovator’s Lab

in-person @ Northspan

when: tbd

in-person workshops

learn more here.

sign up for workshops, HERE!

GROWING CAPACITY

Industry-specific curriculum to help you grow your business.

Succession strategies Event

Iron Trail Motors Event Center

7:30AM – 4:00pm, Thursday, May 23, 2024

Registration opening soon!

Northland Career Search

Your northland career connection Attracting
&
Retaining Talent!

Looking to post a job or get connected
to great resources?

Get Connected here!

Be strategic

learn more here

7:30AM – 4:00pm, Thursday, May 23, 2024

Registration opening soon!

Profit Mastery

A nationally recognized course to help you
with your business finances.

Click here to learn more.

GROWING CAPITAL

Access to sophisticated investor networks.

State Small Business Credit Initiative

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS INCLUDE MEMBERS OF THE BOIS FORTE BAND OF CHIPPEWA, FOND DU LAC BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR CHIPPEWA, AND GRAND PORTAGE BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR CHIPPEWA.

Applications are open, click here!

small business lending

Who is the entprenuer fund?

learn more about our lending here

Non-Traditional Lender Forums

More dates coming soon!

Feasility study
Is your business feasible? Is your expansion feasible? Fill out our intake for
here, and we will be in touch to discuss your options!

GROWING CONNECTION

Access to networks of specialized experts to help scale your business.

Women’s business alliance

EMPOWERING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS TO START AND GROW SUSTAINABLE BUSINESSES.

click here to learn more and get engaged!

LegalCORPS

Offers free business legal help to low-income entrepreneurs, business owners, inventors, and low-revenue nonprofit organizations via volunteer attorneys

Learn more here.

Veterans Business Outreach Center
(VBOC) program

offers resources to veterans, service members, and military spouses who are interested in starting or growing a small business.

Click here to learn more.

Veterans! Boots to Business (B2B)

an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP). 

Sign up here.

GROWING CAPACITY

Industry-specific curriculum to help you grow your business.

Succession strategies Event

Iron Trail Motors Event Center

7:30AM – 4:00pm, Thursday, May 23, 2024

Registration opening soon!

Northland Career Search

Your northland career connection Attracting
&
Retaining Talent!

Looking to post a job or get connected
to great resources?

Get Connected here!

Be strategic

learn more here

7:30AM – 4:00pm, Thursday, May 23, 2024

Registration opening soon!

Profit Mastery

A nationally recognized course to help you
with your business finances.

Click here to learn more.

GROWING CAPITAL

Access to sophisticated investor networks.

State Small Business Credit Initiative

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS INCLUDE MEMBERS OF THE BOIS FORTE BAND OF CHIPPEWA, FOND DU LAC BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR CHIPPEWA, AND GRAND PORTAGE BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR CHIPPEWA.

Applications are open, click here!

small business lending

Who is the entprenuer fund?

learn more about our lending here

Non-Traditional Lender Forums

More dates coming soon!

Feasility study
Is your business feasible? Is your expansion feasible? Fill out our intake for
here, and we will be in touch to discuss your options!

GROWING CONNECTION

Access to networks of specialized experts to help scale your business.

Women’s business alliance

EMPOWERING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS TO START AND GROW SUSTAINABLE BUSINESSES.

click here to learn more and get engaged!

LegalCORPS

Offers free business legal help to low-income entrepreneurs, business owners, inventors, and low-revenue nonprofit organizations via volunteer attorneys

Learn more here.

Veterans Business Outreach Center
(VBOC) program

offers resources to veterans, service members, and military spouses who are interested in starting or growing a small business.

Click here to learn more.

Veterans! Boots to Business (B2B)

an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP). 

Sign up here.

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Duluth, MN 55802

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Bailey Olson, DAWN Program Manager

We’re proud to say that we have boots on the ground, and not just bots. 

Bailey Olson, DAWN Program Manager

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