Owatonna Area Business Development Center

1065 24th Ave SW, Owatonna, MN    (507) 451-0517

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An Entrepreneur is an individual who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.

 7 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

  • Self-Motivation. One of the most important traits of entrepreneurs is self-motivation. ...

  • Understand What You Offer. As an entrepreneur, you need to know what you offer, and how it fits into the market

  • Take Risks. ...

  • Know How to Network. ...

  • Basic Money Management Skills and Knowledge. ...

  • Flexibility. ...

  • Passion

A nominee for the Entrepreneur of the Year should exemplify these traits and more in 2019. 

A nominee for the Hall of Fame should have a long history of success in our community, and whose name and contributions can be directly tied to the growth and sustainability of Steele County. These individuals are the foundation of our community, and are the giants on whose shoulders we now stand on. 

Nomination Form

Entrepreneur Information