“Innovate 218 is truly a region-wide effort, and it would not have been possible without the hard work of many dedicated partners,” said Tamara Lowney, IEDC president. “We’re building an entrepreneurial ecosystem and opening doors to so many incredible opportunities to help business owners start, grow and thrive in northeast Minnesota.”
Early this year, regional economic development partners came together to apply for a Hub Grant through Launch Minnesota. The $60K grant was awarded in January, and IEDC got right to work to bring Innovate 218 to life.
Additionally, Innovate 218 may include an interactive and informative website, Northland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) programming, startup/entrepreneur competitions, a mentorship program, speaker series, and more. Please contact the IEDC to learn more or get involved.
“The Northland SBDC promotes an…