SBA News: Jumpstart to SBA Programs for Black Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

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Black History Month, National African American History Month

Jumpstart to SBA Programs for Black Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Join the SBA and partners for inspiration and actionable connections to help your Black-owned business start and grow

Feb, 15, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. CST

Are you a Black business owner, entrepreneur or ally? If you are ready to jumpstart growth and looking for resources and people to help you do that, this is the event for you.

Join us to accelerate your business during National Entrepreneurship Week and Black History Month with SBA and our partners during this great event! Hosted by the Better Business Bureau, this virtual event is designed to help black business owners connect directly with SBA and its resource partners. Business consultants and mentors, who are experts in financing, marketing, accounting, HR, etc., are making themselves available to answer your questions and help you start and grow your business.

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And on top of those direct connections you’ll make, the event will kick off with an inspiring keynote on the Innovative Mindset by Dr. Denise Williams from Metro State University.

Also joining us will be Warren McLean from NEON, Renee Dossman from Neighborhood Development Center, Stephanie Williams from Women’s Business Alliance North, Ahmed Mohidin from the Small Business Development Center, Kenya McKnight-Ahad from Black Women's Wealth Alliance, and LeeAnn Rasachak, CEO from WomenVenture.

This training is geared towards Minnesota Black-business owners but all are welcome to attend.

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