Small Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP)

This program provides consulting support to small- and medium-sized businesses. We contract with local organizations who work directly with entrepreneurs and small business owners to plan, launch, and grow their business in Minneapolis.

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Assistance for entrepreneurs

We offer assistance to entrepreneurs who are:

  • Considering starting a new business in Minneapolis.
  • Looking to expand business operations in Minneapolis.
  • Businesses in need of general business advice, including businesses who are working to sustain operations after interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assistance may support business plan development, guidance on payroll withholding, ensuring business licenses are in order, applying for loans and lines of credit, creating a business marketing strategy, and other business development consulting.

Find a service provider

The City contracts with service providers, several of which specialize in serving particular ethnic groups or geographic areas.

Minneapolis businesses interested in receiving services can contact the service provider of their choice directly. Details about services provided and contact information for each organization listed is provided below. City staff may also provide guidance on which organization to contact.

2022 - 2023 B-TAP Providers
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Other B-TAP tools

B-TAP provides specific services to respond to Minneapolis business needs more efficiently.

Contact us

Small Business Team

Community Planning & Economic Development

Phone

612-673-2499

Address

Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP)

Community Planning & Economic Development

Phone

612-673-5010

Address

Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415