E200 2012: Targeted Business Strategies To Help Minneapolis/ St.Paul Entrepreneurs
Accelerate Growth — Explore Financing — Diversify Markets — Expand Networking
WHAT: E200 Emerging Leaders is an intensive training initiative to accelerate growth of high potential small businesses located in America’s cities. Developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, E200 offers qualified business owners powerful benefits including innovative strategies to grow, acquire financing, access new markets and leverage networking.
WHO: The e200 training is open to small businesses located in the City of Minneapolis or City of St. Paul with annual revenues between $400,000 to $10 million that have been in business for at least three years. This training is not for start-up businesses.
WHEN: Thirteen classes will begin the week of April 18 and run through early November. Space is limited to one C-level executive per business.
CLASSROOM LOCATION? To be determined
WHAT’S THE COST? The only costs are your time and commitment to complete the curriculum.
Anticipate 100 hours of combined classroom, homework and peer-to-peer mentoring.
Letters of interest must be received by: March 12, 2012.
This program is co-sponsored by the following organizations:
Development Association (MEDA)
City of Minneapolis
City of Saint Paul
The SCORE Association
U.S. Small Business Administration
Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)
Federal Executive Board of MN – SADBOC
North Hennepin Community College
Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Women’s Business Center at WomenVenture