Andrea Zechmann travels to the Minnesota State Capitol and discusses how Minnesota can become a hub for entrepreneurs and startup founders with ILT Academy and other Minnesota organizations.
MINNEAPOLIS, May 18, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- "As someone who lived and worked in Silicon Valley, it is so encouraging to see my home state show a vested interest in supporting and growing entrepreneurship in Minnesota," said Andrea Zechmann.
As a part of the ILT Academy team, Zechmann traveled to her home state's capitol to discuss how Minnesota can be the next growing hub for startup founders and entrepreneurs. ILT Academy was one of several organizations that were joined together at the Minnesota State Capitol for the meeting. At the capitol, the gathered organizations conversed with Minnesota's governor, Governor Tim Walz.
"Listening to Governor Waltz's enthusiasm about focusing Minnesota's resources towards supporting and launching startups locally is something I am so excited to help be a part of," commented Zechmann.
At ILT Academy, Zechmann holds the role of Business Development Representative. She aids in fulfilling the organization's mission to "help underestimated entrepreneurs in underserved communities create untold opportunity." ILT Academy hosts and trains entrepreneurs from many different areas and walks of life on a one-of-a-kind platform for virtual learning and community building. The platform welcomes startup founders from all populations, backgrounds, and locations to come train and develop 21st-century businesses that thrive.
ILT Academy understands that entrepreneurship is a journey, which is why individuals who go through the organization's programs are connected with a greater community of startup support systems while gaining the tools necessary to boost entrepreneurship skills.
The extensive and practical educational experiences that ILT Academy's programs deliver empower, educate, and mentor aspiring entrepreneurs in a way that elevates business ideas, products, and services to higher levels.
To contribute entrepreneurial opportunities to underserved communities, ILT Academy offers two 10-Week programs, its cohorts "Lean Start-Up Innovation" and "Advanced Lean Start-Up," for free to entrepreneurs that are local to available regions such as in areas of Minnesota including North East, North West, Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Fergus Falls. ILT Academy also offers its "Virtual Spring Cohort 2023 Lean Start-Up Innovation" nationwide. Other regions that offer ILT Academy's programs at no cost to local entrepreneurs include Nairobi, Kenya.
Multiple neighborhoods in Minnesota have partnered with ILT Academy to unlock the potential that entrepreneurship can bring to the future of their communities. Community leaders and economic development partners contribute to the success of growing entrepreneurship roles in these local areas. Essentially, ILT Academy is the answer for communities seeking to upskill local entrepreneurial talent and startup opportunities or provide innovative education to small business owners.
For more information about ILT Academy and the programs it offers startups and entrepreneurs, visit https://iltacademy.io/startups/.
About Andrea Zechmann
As a forward-thinking business luminary armed with a Juris Doctorate and an MBA, Andrea Zechmann brings legal and business expertise. With a background of distinctive leadership and passion for uncharted territory, Zechmann assists businesses as they launch, expand and enter into new markets.
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