HD Laundry, Minneapolis & Rosement
African Economic Development Solutions (AEDS) strives to develop businesses within African immigrant communities.
AEDS confronts economic disparities by providing entrepreneurship promotion, small business development and small business technical assistance.
“We would like to thank our friends & family, especially AEDS. AEDS came in at the critical time."
Marcus Bekuto, Former Owner of Langano Grocery & Meat
Started in 2014
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
Learn Pertinent Business Skills
The 12-week business training program is available 4x a year and on request. Grounded in relevant adult learning theories, the training equips African immigrants & members of other marginalized communities in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota with pertinent business skills indispensable for their success.
SMALL BUSINESS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE & CONSULTING
Support for your Business Needs
African Economic Development Solutions (AEDS) supports a diverse and growing portfolio of emerging and established small businesses with culturally appropriate technical assistance (TA) and consulting. Our organization help in a wide range of areas: Accounting, Business Structure, Legal Issues, Licensing and Permit, Marketing, and more.
FREE LEGAL SERVICES
Legal Advice for Businesses
AEDS understands that establishing a small businesses has a wide variety of choices that have legal implications - business type, employee agreements, building leases, trademarks and patents, etc. We offer a once-a-month free legal clinic to answer business-related questions. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable legal insights & guidance from a legal professional.