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Our consultants have got you covered at most any stage with expert advice and analysis to help you avoid -- or recover from -- costly mistakes. Best of all, we can help you assess new opportunities to make your business grow.

Download a two-page Assistance for Minnesota Businesses fact sheet or see our Programs and Services Guide.

Small Business Assistance Office

Provides in-depth consultation and a comprehensive series of business guidebooks.

Small Business Development Centers

Nine centers statewide provide the expertise and guidance small businesses need to flourish.

Small Business Assistance Partnerships

DEED partners with local and regional community-based organizations across the state to support the startup, growth, and success of Minnesota’s diverse entrepreneurs and small business owners.

The Minnesota Business Vitality Council

Assistance for complex business projects that involve multiple regulations and state agencies.

Minnesota Business First Stop

Assistance for complex business projects that involve multiple regulations and state agencies.

Location and Expansion Assistance

Our business development managers are stationed in the Twin Cities metro area and key regions throughout the state.

Target Greater Talent Success

CareerForce is Minnesota’s career development and talent matching resource dedicated to your success.

Labor Market Analysts

Browse our labor market experts, including regional analysts, plus areas of specialty.

Exporting and Trade

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

Federal Funding for High-Tech Companies

Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

Office of Broadband Development

State broadband goals, data, financial assistance and other state and federal resources for communities.

Minnesota Marketing Partnership

Public entities and private firms working together to promote Minnesota's business climate.

For Employers Considering a Layoff

Our team can help guide you through what will be a difficult process for your company and a difficult time for your employees.

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