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IFRI-TRYV/Tashie George is an Elevate Hennepin business advisor offering Hennepin County businesses up to 25 hours of at no cost, including:

  • Business concept research, plans, and strategy
  • Market research and feasibility studies
  • 1-on-1 business coaching and entrepreneur development
  • Business and financial analysis
  • Access to capital preparation
  • Business consultant referrals in finance, market, legal services, and more

IFRI-TRYV is a non-profit organization that provides innovate ways to improve productivity and provide stability for underprivileged and undeserved BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) businesses globally by “changing the mindset for prosperity.” We serve our clients by providing access to resources and capital, and thus bridging the disparities that BIPOC businesses face to set their business up for success. We ensure our clients are prepared to start, build, and grow a business, no matter their current standing. From our founding in 2020 to the present, we have delivered over 9,500 hours and counting of business coaching, in addition to community projects ranging from hosting annual BIPOC business expositions to empowering young women with vocational and entrepreneurial skills in Liberia. We are more than a service provider; we are a community builder and catalyst for prosperity.


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Access to Capital, Advisors and consultants, African American or Black, Coaches and mentors, Strategic planning, Women


African American or Black, Women


Early growth businesses (1-9 employees), Idea stage businesses, Startup businesses (0 employees)


Speaks English

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Upcoming IFRI-TRYV events

IFRI-TRYV BIPOC Business expo 2024

Join us at this year's BIPOC Business expo to set up your business up for success and have a chance at winning a cash prize of $3,000 and more!!!