FREE Workshops & Courses for Entrepreneurs

We are proud to partner with ILT Academy, a community of problem solvers, design thinkers, innovators, and founders that understand how to work together, give feedback and push each other to learn and practice the most important skills needed to solve important problems and create great companies.

Their mission is to empower the underestimated entrepreneurs in your area and support their growth within your community for a win-win economic boost.


Entrepreneurs, innovators, critical thinkers, and stakeholders are encouraged to join a FREE Startup Innovation workshop and virtual courses to learn innovative startup practices, meet regional entrepreneurs in various stages of development, and network with area stakeholders.





“Exponential technologies like data science and AI are the future of health care. I innovate for visionary companies that view personalized medicine as a priority.  I’m thrilled to be pursuing this dream and so grateful to GFF and ILT for this opportunity.”

Overgaard was a GFF-sponsored West Central MN 2021 ILT Studios Startup Academy founder.

She has dedicated her career to objective measurement and monitoring of brain health.  She develops and applies artificial intelligence algorithms to big data for biomedical discovery, precision medicine, and precision health.

Follow her story here.

Dr. Shauna Overgaard Greater Fergus Fall