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Welcoming Wednesdays for Startups and Small Businesses

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 - 12–2 p.m.
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The City of Bloomington is partnering with Launch Minnesota to host Walk in Wednesdays for Startups and Small Businesses. 

Ahmed Mohidin
Ahmed Mohidin

Hosted by Ahmed Mohidin from Sigma Consulting and Training, these monthly open house sessions spotlight the wealth of startup resources available in communities throughout MN and help entrepreneurs connect with experts in their area.

The event is free and no registration is necessary.

About Sigma Consulting and Training

Sigma Consulting and Training is a consultancy and training provider specializing in advising and guiding general small businesses and BIPOC-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs. Their team of experienced consultants offer various services, including business planning, financial management, marketing strategy, certifications in local and federal minority procurement, and government contracting. Sigma recognizes the unique challenges small businesses encounter in communities of color, and they work closely with their clients to identify opportunities for growth and improvement. With their customized solutions and individualized approach, they assist small businesses in achieving their objectives and thriving in today's highly competitive market.

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Services that Sigma Consulting and Training provides:

  • Business planning and assessment
  • Strategic planning
  • Financial management and financial management software
  • Certification for disadvantaged businesses
  • Business research assistance
  • Small business advising and counseling 
  • Mentoring 
  • Business formation guide  
  • Business retention services
  • Access to capital and loan preparation services
  • Industry business networking 
  • DEB, TG and SBA 8(a) Certification 
  • SAM Application 
  • Government contracting assistance