ENTREPRENEUR LAB

Greater Fergus Falls is dedicated to helping businesses of all sizes grow and flourish. In addition to working with established businesses, we also assist entrepreneurs and existing small business owners with their start-up ideas and ongoing business development assistance..

 

We recognize that starting and running a business can be an overwhelming experience, but we firmly believe it doesn’t have to be. With Greater Fergus Falls by your side, you can rest assured that you and your business are in good hands. Our experienced team will guide you through the process and connect you with tools and resources to achieve success.

Looking to start a business?  Are you a current business owner that would benefit from one-on-one business consulting?  Coaching and consulting services FREE to businesses and entrepreneurs within 10-miles of Fergus Falls.

 

Check out our FREE resources below!

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THIS IS A GREAT FREE RESOURCE FOR ENTREPRENEURS WHO HAVE A BUSINESS IDEA,  AND ARE READY TO TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

Our start-up business coaches and consultants, all experienced entrepreneurs, work one-on-one with you, to move you from concept to open for business!

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STARTUP COACHING

 

RESOURCES

There are numerous resources available locally, regionally and across the State of Minnesota. 

Click here for the 2020 Business Profile from the State of Minnesota.

+STATE OF MINNESOTA

STATE OF MINNESOTA

There are many steps to consider when starting a business. From registering your business to obtaining the proper insurance and licenses, the State of Minnesota offers resources to guide you through each step.

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+WEST CENTRAL
  SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER

WEST CENTRAL SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER

The West Central Small Business Development Center provides resources to both startups and existing businesses. Offerings include personalized business consultations, training, business plan help, and more.

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+SCORE

SCORE

SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer business mentors providing free educational resources, video training, and webinars from industry leaders. Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 11 million entrepreneurs find success.

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+LEGAL CORPS

LEGAL CORPS

Ensuring your business is compliant and legally protected from the start is essential. Area lawyers volunteer their services to startups and small business owners through free 30-minute consultations at regular clinics.

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+LAUNCH MINNESOTA

LAUNCH MINNESOTA

With a mission to grow Minnesota’s startup ecosystem, Launch Minnesota offers entrepreneurs access to grants, tax credits, educational programming, and statewide networks.

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CONTACT US

Wondering which resources are right for your startup or searching for one-on-one support? Get in touch to find out how Greater Fergus Falls can help.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

COACHING

Ever wish you had an experienced business person to help you think about your business, answer questions, and help you remain accountable to the goals you set? Now you have a whole team of them!

 

Our one-on-one business management coaching helps new and established ventures overcome common growth obstacles, develop effective strategies, identify new income opportunities and stay focused on success.

ENTREPRENEUR

ROUNDTABLES

Our entrepreneur roundtables are group video chats that allow you to connect with rural entrepreneurs from across the country to talk shop.  Each roundtable is facilitated by a trained staff member so they stay on-topic and productive.

Learn about new tools, resources, and strategies that are helping other businesses grow, build their professional networks and find inspiration for their next BIG success!

 

PROFESSIONAL

DEVELOPMENT PANELS

Our professional development panels offer monthly opportunities for you to learn about key business topics from industry experts, with a focus on how to effectively sell online.  Each panel session gives business owners first-hand opportunities to learn about topics like online sales, web design, social media, shipping, and more.

All panel sessions provide pro-tips and include a Q&A section.  Click here to view the most recent discussion, Selling using online platforms.