Tools for Starting a Business in Minnesota

Start Up Assistance

Starting a business can be an overwhelming challenge but the more you know, the better chance you have to succeed. Check out the resources below to assist you in knowing what to do to get started and expand your knowledge of how to start a business. Start with the basics by following the step-by-step process in the “Starting a Business in Minnesota Steps to Take” handout. UMD CED also offers workshops that you can attend in addition to these online options. You can see the complete offering by viewing the lists under the “Register Online” option.

Starting a Business: Steps to Take
This 14-page pdf handout will provide you with steps and information to assist you in starting a business in Minnesota.

Starting a Business in Minnesota Workshop
Have a great idea for a new business but don’t know how to get started? Get valuable information about developing a business in the State of Minnesota. This workshop is held at the Work Force Development Center at 402 W 1st Street, Duluth, MN.

Online Business Workshops

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Other On-line training opportunities