- Activate Network
Serving Black Women and Women of Color in 0-5 years of business
- African Development Center
Serving Twin Cities Metro, Immigrants & Refugees, all stages of business. Language capabilities: English, Somali, Amharic.
- African Economic Development Solutions
Serving African immigrants. Language capabilities: Oromo, Somali, Amharic.
- Black Women's Wealth Alliance*
Serving African American (Historically Black) Women business owners/entrepreneurs and workers. Language capabilities: English & Ebonics.
- CLUES – Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio
Serving Latinx and Immigrant communities, entry level microenterprises. Language capabilities: English, Spanish.
- ConnectUP! Institute*
Serving established businesses and micro-enterprises. Language capabilities: English, Hmong.
- Lake Street Council
Serving businesses located within 4 blocks of Lake Street or planning to move here. Language capabilities: Spanish, Somali.
- Latino Economic Development Center
Serving the Latino Business Community and Entrepreneurs. Language capabilities: English, Spanish.
- Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD)
Serving businesses of all stages. Language capabilities: English, Hmong, Somali, Tonga/Nynja, Bemba.
- Mni Sota Fund
Serving American Indian entrepreneurs.
- Neighborhood Development Center*
Serving low/extreme low-income entrepreneurs, BIPOC entrepreneurs in areas of North, Northeast and parts of South Minneapolis. Language capabilities: English, Spanish, Somali, Hmong, Oromo.
- Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON)
Serving low-to-moderate income entrepreneurs in North Minneapolis and surrounding communities.
Serving entrepreneurs primarily in the implementation, stabilization, and growth stages. Language capabilities: English, Spanish.
- NCXT – For restaurants and hospitality organizations. English, Spanish.
- Seward Redesign
Serving businesses and entrepreneurs in Seward and Greater Longfellow neighborhoods. Language capabilities: Somali, Spanish.
- West Bank Business Association
Focused on serving businesses in the west bank but will work with any Minneapolis business. Most work is done with artists and micro-businesses/shops. Language capabilities: Somali, English, Spanish, Amharic.
- West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC)
WBC serves all businesses and entrepreneurs on the West Broadway corridor and within the surrounding communities in North Minneapolis.
Serving predominantly women-owned businesses but open to all and at any business stage.
2021- 2022 Legal Assistance Providers
- Davis Law Office*
Serving all businesses, from start-up solos to over 250+ employees at all stages of business.
- Hortensia Law Office*
Language capabilities: English, Spanish.
- Just Law, LLC*
Serving Start-Up/ Mid Stage Growth Entrepreneurs.
2021 - 2022 Cooperative Technical Assistance Providers
- Co-opera Co./M Lund Associates
National consultant in cooperative finance serving primarily businesses <50 employees. Services offered include Financial analysis, pro-formas, cooperative conversions, business strategy.
Cooperative Development Services
Serving all persons/groups starting or expanding a co-op. Provides education on the development process; business planning; membership development.
- Northcountry Cooperative Foundation–For emerging and established cooperatives. English, Spanish.
Nexus Community Partners: Worker Ownership Initiative
Serving businesses with BIPOC employees and cooperative startups. Assists business owners with succession planning, with a specific expertise in helping them sell to their employees.
* B-TAP and Legal Providers also providing technical assistance to cooperatives.