Small Business Team
Community Planning & Economic Development
We explain the milestones in the business planning process.
Small businesses are a big deal. They drive our economic growth — but being an entrepreneur isn't for everyone.
Make sure you're ready for all the hard work it's going to take to start, launch and manage a business.
Building a relationship with a small business consultant can be a crucial step in your journey as an entrepreneur. As you prepare to open your business, the Minneapolis Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP) provides:
Minneapolis is a great place to do business. Find out why Minneapolis is the right place for you:
There are different types of physical locations to conduct your business:
A well-prepared business plan increases your chance for success and can help you avoid pitfalls.
There are variety of financing options available for entrepreneurs and small business owners looking to start or expand businesses in Minneapolis.
Two key steps for financing your new business:
Getting plugged in to a network of entrepreneurs and small business owners can help you:
These groups can help you connect with other entrepreneurs in the Twin Cities: