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Guidebooks for Businesses

Turning a Profit ...
Starts with Turning a Page.

Our business guidebooks provide the solid foundation and practical knowledge that is so crucial to success. Available in print and electronic formats. Get them free.

Check out our full catalog of business guidebooks.

Business Experts

Got Business Headaches?
We're Your Pain Reliever.

The consultants at our Small Business Assistance Office and Small Business Development Centers can help you tackle even your most difficult business problems.

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Fortune 500 Companies in MN

Seems Like There's a Fortune 
Around Every Corner.

Some of the world's most recognized companies have headquarters or major operations in Minnesota.

It's time to join the club.

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MnWorks find Workers

It's Click and Easy.
Find Workers at Your Fingertips.

Post job openings, review resumes, and screen applicants on the state's largest resume database. All at no fee.

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See other ways we can help you with your hiring needs. 

Minding Your Business

Exploring. Starting. Managing. Growing.
No matter the stage, we've got the right tools and expertise to help your business start strong and stay strong.

Starting a Business

Organizing. Planning. Licensing. Financing. Hiring. Crucial steps that lay the foundation for a successful startup in Minnesota.

Managing a Business

Growing your skills and your business. Essentials for running your company smoothly and profitably.

Financing a Business

State, federal and other business-financing programs. Finance guidance to help you startup, operate or expand your business.

Finding Workers

Post job openings and screen candidates online. Hiring incentives and tax credits. Get help assessing workforce needs.

Exporting and Trade

Export assistance, education and training. Market and industry insights and expertise. Trade missions and export events.

Locating in Minnesota

Economy. Industry. Workforce. Incentives. See why Minnesota is the best place for your business expansion or relocation.

Get Help From Our Experts

Let our consultants help you find solutions to your most difficult business problems. Most services offered without charge.

MN Business 101 Blog

Govt. Contracts Mean Big Bucks

Agencies cut small businesses a healthy slice of the contracting pie.

Business Grants & Other Myths

There's no such thing as free money to start your business. And no Tooth Fairy, either.

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Upcoming Events

BIO International Trade Show

Join the Minnesota team in San Diego for the world's largest bioscience expo. June 23-26.

The Northland Job Fair

Employers from more than 70 companies will be actively recruiting. Wednes day, May 7.

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