Small Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP)

This program provides consulting support to small- and medium-sized businesses located in the City of Minneapolis.

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What is B-TAP, how does it work, and who is eligible to receive the services? 

  • The Business Technical Assistance Program or B-TAP program was created to provide consulting support to businesses located in the City of Minneapolis.
  • Through B-TAP, the City contracts with local non-profit organizations focused on entrepreneur training and economic development to provide direct services to new and existing businesses.
  • Small- and medium-sized businesses located in Minneapolis. 

What kind of services can small-and medium-sized businesses receive?

B-TAP can assist entrepreneurs who are:

  • Considering starting a new business in Minneapolis,
  • Looking to expand business operations in Minneapolis,
  • Pursuing certification as a Minority- or Woman- Owned Disadvantaged Business,
  • Need general business advice (i.e. guidance on payroll withholding, ensuring their business licenses are in order, creation or improving their business marketing strategy) to retain their existing business operations in Minneapolis.

B-TAP tools

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

B-TAP service providers

Administrative information for B-TAP service providers

How can businesses access the services?
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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