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Minnesota Africans United, in Partnership with SCORE Twin Cities and Bremer Bank is excited to announce a 10-week series of training for African diaspora small businesses in Minnesota. During the first five weeks, the training is focused on basic start-ups, business concepts, creating a marketing plan, financial projection and funding sources. The last five weeks will focus on developing one-to-one mentorship relationships and helping trainees develop a business plan. The final session will focus on a networking and celebration event at a Bremer Bank location in St. Paul, Minnesota


Training starts on Monday, March 28, 2022 from 7:00pm-9:30pm CST via Zoom. Training will be held every Monday during this time, through the week of June 6. 2022.

The deadline to register is Friday, MARCH 18, 2022

Interested in starting a new venture or business? This program is for you!


Graduates from this program, would be recognized for their excellence in completing this training course and their business plans and would earn certificates and attend a networking session along with Bremer Bank and other successful Business Leaders. This event is being sponsored in part by Bremer Bank. 


Empowering Small Business Owners with the requisite knowledge

Mar 28, 2022 | 07:00 PM | Session 1 - Startup Basics:
Apr 4, 2022 | 07:00 PM |  Session 2 - Business Concepts:
Apr 11, 2022 | 07:00 PM | Session 3- Marketing
Apr 18, 2022 | 07:00 PM | Session 4- Financial Projections:
Apr 25, 2022 | 07:00 PM | Session  5- Funding Sources:

Jun 6, 2022 | 5:30PM | Graduation 

About MAU

Minnesota Africans United (MAU) is serving as the coalition of African immigrants in Minnesota that is centered on closing the opportunity gaps in education, healthcare, the economy, and employment, with the mission of creating awareness and increasing access to resources for African communities. Visit Minnesota Africans United at and follow @MNAfricansUnited on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.  

Since 1964, SCORE has helped 11 million entrepreneurs to start or grow a business. SCORE's 10,000 volunteers provide free mentoring, workshops and educational services to 1,500+ communities nationwide, creating 29,681 new businesses and 67,706 non-owner jobs in 2019 alone. Visit SCORE at Follow @SCOREMentors on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

For information about your local SCORE office, Visit Twin Cities online at

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