Business Support

Every business owner
needs money
and know-how

Our business support doesn’t stop at access to capital

We want to maximize your growth opportunities and position you for success. Our personalized business coaching focuses on cash flow and profitability to help ensure that a business’s sales and marketing efforts align with its financial goals.

We also started Initiate to give our customers, startups, and mission-driven lenders, 24/7 access to our online business resources, including 100s of interactive tools, templates, videos, and guides.

How It Works

For Customers

We support our customers throughout the life of their loan, with blended learning through one-on-one coaching, cohorts and group training, our online learning portal Initiate, and customized consulting.

For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Looking to learn more about how to get your business off the ground? We support startups every step of the way, from business planning to market analysis to financing options. We help you create a successful business with our online resources, one-on-one coaching, and partnerships throughout the state.

For Mission Lenders

Provide your entrepreneurs with the business support they need with a subscription to Initiate, our powerful online learning portal. Each subscription comes with extensive onboarding and training, and in-depth reporting.

Our Business Support Focus Areas

Startups

A Strong Beginning

We help with:
  • Business Planning
  • Smart Growth
  • Capacity Planning
  • Hiring Resources and Training

Money

Cash Flow and Profitability

We help with:
  • Creating and Reviewing Financial Statements
  • Break-Even and Profit Planning
  • Pricing for Profitability
  • Financial Systems

Marketing

Sales Growth and Awareness

We help with:
  • Creating an Effective Marketing Plan
  • Branding and Positioning
  • Finding and Keeping Customers
  • Building Online Awareness

Management

Enhance Business Operations

We help with:
  • Time Management
  • Risk Management
  • Technology Systems
  • Cybersecurity

What Our Customers Are Saying

Our Support Doesn’t Stop There

More Business Resources

Entrepreneur Education Programs

You provide the big idea, and we’ll work alongside you to help bring it to reality. You’ll be in the driver’s seat, but we’ll walk alongside you with resources from online resources to bi-lingual personal coaching.

Support of All Sizes

Northern Initiatives knows one size doesn’t fit all. We work with everyone from global manufacturers to sole proprietorships. Their success is our success.

Initiate Resources

Get to know the power of Initiate with resources open to all, including the 5Cs of Credit, and a Business Plan template.

Ready to get Started?

Want to learn more about our business services? Get in touch with us to find out how we can support you!