If you're looking around at recent Chamber meetings, there may be some new business owners' faces around the room. It's another part of the post-pandemic "new normal" – the number of people who quit their 9-to-5 jobs to pursue a passion and start their own business. Many Americans who left the workforce during the pandemic did so because they felt the spirit of entrepreneurship and wanted to be their own boss.
Apply for the chance to pitch to our partners, investors, and others in the southern Minnesota entrepreneurial ecosystem in Owatonna, Minn., on March 31, 2022. Additionally, finalists will have access to business training for their pitch session, free consulting hours, and a chance to win investment funding for their business.