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The Coven

The Coven is an Elevate Hennepin specialist offering Hennepin County businesses no cost memberships to professional development courses and live events through their virtual and in-person community that provides entrepreneurs with education and support.

Select episodes of the Coven’s Grow a Business Series (GAB) and Build a Business (BAB) courses are also offered through their library of recorded webinars. Access the full video series by applying for the no-cost membership.

Video library includes:


  • Grow a business series
  • Inclusive hiring
  • Business continuity planning
  • An encounter with burnout
  • Organization capacity & staff modeling
  • Product development
  • Fundraising and pitching
  • Build a business series
  • Designing a business model
  • How to build a solid legal foundation
  • Intro to business finance

Applications for no-cost membership are being accepted on a rolling basis and are awarded pending confirmation of your Hennepin County business location. Apply now and learn more.

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Disadvantaged businesses, LGBTQIA+, Strategic planning, Women


Women, LGBTQIA+, Disadvantaged businesses


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


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