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SCORE Twin Cities Chapter Partners with Minnesota Africans United

Article Language: English
June 29, 2021,

A new partnership with Minnesota Africans United (MAU) will focus on supporting the African immigrant community with their ambitions to start and own businesses and to improve trade between Minnesota and African countries.

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Amplifying Diverse Voices: Entrepreneurship for All

Article Language: English
May 25, 2021,

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Southern Minnesota. Local volunteers in the area who recognize the power of storytelling are working to amplify the voices of minority and immigrant entrepreneurs. Through a forum called “Entrepreneurship for All” they hope to bring the Albert Lea, Faribault, Mankato and Owatonna community together through stories that promote and inspire mentorship. This effort is presented by SCORE South Central Minnesota Chapter #0710.

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8 Ways To Support Hispanic-Owned Businesses

Article Language: English
September 16, 2021,

To help you with ideas to advocate for Hispanic-owned businesses, we asked business professionals and executives this question for their best suggestions.

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Starting Up with the Right Business Structure

Article Language: English
September 15, 2021,

Choosing your business structure is particularly important for Hispanic entrepreneurs and business owners.

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Lanza tu negocio bajo la estructura correcta

Idioma del recurso: Español
September 15, 2021,

Lanzar y desarrollar una empresa es un reto para cualquiera. Muchos empresarios nuevos desconocen los pasos para incorporar sus empresas, obtener un número de contribuyente fiscal (Tax ID en inglés), o abrir una cuenta bancaria empresarial

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Small Business Outlook

Article Language: English
September 14, 2021,

Review a selection of current surveys and reports on the state of small businesses today.

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5 COVID-19 Evolved Business Strategies

Article Language: English
September 10, 2021,

All businesses have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. How can you adjust your operation to thrive during lockdowns, stay open for customers, and keep staff engaged? 

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11 Sales Techniques to Help Grow Your Small Business

Article Language: English
September 9, 2021,

Wondering what types of sales strategies your small business should use? Use these 11 tips to grow your small business sales.

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How to Create a Mission Statement and Why Startups Need One

Article Language: English
September 7, 2021,

A mission statement states the purpose and values of your organization. Use these tips to create a mission statement for your start-up.

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10 Critical Numbers To Determine The Health Of Your Business

Article Language: English
September 2, 2021,

To help business owners better understand how to determine the health of their business, we asked CEOs and business professionals for their best insights.

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