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MBMentors is an Elevate Hennepin business advisor offering up to 25 hours of services at no cost, for Hennepin County entrepreneurs and small business owners an array of services, including:


  • 1:1 coaching/mentoring
  • Over 35 business webinars and workshops annually
  • Business plans and guidance using LivePlan
  • A Women's Collective Lab - by and for women in business

MBMentors is a premier source of business coaching and advice for entrepreneurs and established small businesses. We are founded and are staffed by experienced executives and business owners passionate about giving back to our business community.

We are a 501(c) (3) all-volunteer nonprofit whose mission is to empower and promote small businesses in our region.

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Meet one-on-one with MBMentors to assess your best next step.

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Advisors and consultants, Coaches and mentors, Strategic planning, Women




Early growth businesses (1-9 employees), Idea stage businesses, Second stage businesses (10+ employees), Startup businesses (0 employees)


Speaks English

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Upcoming MBMentors events

Business Plan Basics

Starting a new business? Do you know the basics of designing a business plan? If not, this session is for you! Find out why a business plan is important to starting and growing your new venture and how it will keep you on track for years to come. 

How to design a lean business plan

Whether you are trying to raise money for your business or just want to perfect your strategy, a solid plan is an essential tool for achieving your goals.

How to design a pitch deck

A Pitch Deck is a visual representation of an entrepreneur’s business plan. It is a presentation designed to persuade key decision makers to invest in your business.