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Empower Business Program Opens for Applications

The Empower Business Program, which is run by Saskatoon Ideas Inc. and is supported by BHP Billiton as its title sponsor, has opened to another 10 aspiring entrepreneurs. The program provides mentoring to First Nations and Métis entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan.

The program will provide mentoring to assist to assist in all parts of starting your business. They will help you determine your business model and a plan to implement it. They will assist in marketing as well as financial, market and competitor analysis.

If you meet the requirements and are planning to start a business or have recently started one, this program is well worth applying to. You’ll get a lot of assistance in starting your business that you might not be able to easily get elsewhere. The program can be delivered remotely over video so if you are rural Saskatchewan and can’t make frequent trips into the city, you should still apply. The deadline for applications is August 16, 2013 so you’ll want to move quickly.

The application process is simple. There is a short application form in Word format that can be found at the the Ideas Inc. website

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