K.C. Kye, owner of K-Mama Sauce

Whether you’re just getting started or are ready to take your established business to a new level, find the right resources for your next step.

Hennepin County Library


Resource bank for Patents/Trademarks, Industry Reports and Consumer Profiles, Customer Information/Demographics, and General Business Planning Tools. HC Librarians additionally are available to help business owners access and navigate these resources.


  • Hennepin County
  • Government Resources
  • Business & Strategic Planning
  • Early growth businesses (1-9 employees)
  • Idea stage businesses
  • Second stage businesses (10+ employees)
  • Startup businesses (0 employees)

Why is this service free?

To make it easier for businesses to find the right resources in one place, Elevate HennepinSM lists free resources funded by trusted partners, including The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the City of Minneapolis, and other Hennepin County cities and partners.

Languages spoken

  • English