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Entrepreneurship permeates the culture of Silicon Valley - the innovation capital of the world.

The advent of the Digital Age has democratized innovation and entrepreneurship that exists in Minnesota.

Never before has it been more possible for anyone from anywhere, with a great idea and a burning desire to succeed, to make it big, and in the process, change the world in a relatively short period of time.

HP, Intel, Apple, Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Yahoo, eBay, Amazon, Google, Facebook and many, many, many other iconic companies all started with just an idea.

Taking a startup from idea to a real company has taken on mythical proportions that are achievable. Many dream the dream, with hopes of launching the "next big thing".

We are a community of entrepreneurs, technologists, venture capitalists, angel investors, educators, financial professionals, corporate executives, academics, bloggers, writers, content creators, mentors and connected to the Minnesota startup ecosystem.

Our mission is to provide entrepreneurs with the knowledge, guidance, tools, and connections they need to succeed. Our goal is to build a strong, vibrant, collaborative entrepreneurial community with deep, lasting business and social relationships.

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How to Design a Lean Business Plan

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Free Online Session

Whether you are trying to raise money for your business or just want to perfect your business strategy, a solid plan is an essential tool for achieving your goals. A lean business plan is also a quick way to define and share the vision for your business.

Lean planning focuses you on documenting the core problems your business will solve and what your solutions will look like.

In this webinar, we will cover the core elements of writing a Lean Business Plan including:
- Your strategy: What you're going to do
- Your tactics: How you're going to do it
- Scheduling: Who and when you're going to accomplish your goals
- The business model: How you will make money.

Using real examples, we will walk you through the elements of designing a lean plan you can use for your business.

All participants will receive a Lean Plan template for their use.

To get the Zoom link for this webinar, you must pre-register using this link:

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Small Business Social Media Marketing

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