Greater Bemidji announces free entrepreneur training academy

Greater Bemidji has partnered with the NOW Innovator Network, MNLaunch and ILT Academy to bring the ILT Entrepreneur Leadership Academy to the area.

The online 10-week startup program is free to all entrepreneurs and soon-to-be entrepreneurs in Northwest Minnesota, with an estimated $2,400 value.

“We are very excited to be able to host ILT in our region and give entrepreneurs access to this intensive startup program. This unique training is unlike anything we have offered before. If you are serious about bringing your business idea to fruition, you cannot miss this opportunity,” said Tiffany Fettig, Business Finance Manager for Greater Bemidji.

The 10-week Lean Startup Program kicks off Aug. 31 through Nov. 22, on Wednesdays from 6 to 10 p.m.

Application window potentially closes on Aug. 15, find out more information here.


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