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Start Your Business in Minneapolis.

Small businesses are a big deal. They drive our economic growth. Minneapolis-Saint Paul has the fourth highest concentration of small businesses in the nation. Following are resources for those interested in starting a small business in Minneapolis.

Why do Business in Minneapolis

Business Consultation Assistance

Site Selection

Finance Programs

  • The City offers a wide array of financing programs for Minneapolis businesses, ranging from $1,000 to $10 million, as well as staff assistance in selecting the appropriate program.

Business Partners

City Staff Contacts

The City’s Department of Community Planning & Economic Development has a variety of resources to help your business succeed. Call us for information on:

We look forward to working with you!


Last updated Aug 23, 2016