With All This Sizzle
You Can Call Us Minne-sssss-ota

Take an in-depth look at what makes Minnesota the perfect climate for starting, expanding or relocating your business.

Read all about it.


Help Us to Help Seniors
Adjust to Life with Vision Loss

Community organizations statewide can team up with to make sure seniors with vision loss get the information, services and tools they need.

Get the details.


Get the New Edition of Our
Guide to Starting a Business

This definitive how-to manual is a must-read for anyone even thinking about launching a business in Minnesota.

Download or order a copy free of charge.


CNBC Names Minnesota
America's Top State For Business

In the 2015 ranking of “America’s Top States for Business,” Minnesota claimed the top spot - moving the state up from sixth place in 2014.

Learn More.


Right Tool. Right Job.
Works Like a Charm. has everything you need to find the perfect job.

View thousands of job listings from private employers statewide. Upload your resume and apply for jobs online. Manage and track your efforts.

Get started on

Upcoming Events

Doing Business in Europe Symposium

May 12, Minneapolis 
This one-day symposium is designed for Minnesota businesses interested in exporting to Europe or growing their business in Europe.

BIO 2016 International Trade Show

June 9, San Francisco
Represent Minnesota at the BIO trade show in San Francisco.

More Events

DEED Blogs

Five Things Employers Want to Know About You

Want to dazzle employers during a job interview? Start by understanding why they ask certain kinds of questions.

New Magazine Spotlights Minnesota's Many Advantages

It may be cold outside, but Minnesota is a hot spot for business! Read all about it in Minnesota: Thriving in the North.

More blog posts