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Business - City of Minneapolis

Thank you for doing business in the City of Minneapolis. Whether you are relocating, opening a new location, or just starting out - Minneapolis is a great place to do business. Check out the tools below to help you navigate the regulatory process and find resources for your business.

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Minneapolis Business Portal

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The Minneapolis Business Portal is the City of Minneapolis’ online tool for providing entrepreneurs and small businesses with information and resources to plan, launch and grow a business. The online portal features valuable roadmaps, tools, and resources to help both startup and existing businesses, such as a comprehensive checklist of all the steps required to start a business and a library of business support resources. Whether you are looking for financing or information on applying for a business license, this centralized platform will equip you to be as prepared as possible when starting or growing their business in Minneapolis.

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Small Business Team

The City of Minneapolis is committed to supporting the small business community that is at the heart of our thriving economy. The Small Business Team is here to make it easy for you to successfully start, sustain, and grow your business in Minneapolis. Our staff can assist you in navigating City permitting and licensing processes, connect you to relevant resources and supports, and answer your questions about regulations and requirements.

Contact the Small Business Team at 612-673-2499(BIZZ), or by emailing us at [email protected] or by completing the Contact Us form.

Last updated Dec 22, 2017



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