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.

Small Business Development Center


MN DEED run statewide network of professional business consultants that provide professional guidance and services to pre-venture, startup, and established businesses. SBDC consultants help small businesses assess funding options and opportunities, identify financing sources, evaluate eligibility, and prepare documentation that lenders require.


  • Hennepin County
  • Minnesota
  • Lending Resources
  • Government Resources
  • Advisors and Consultants
  • Business & Strategic Planning
  • Loans, grants, access to capital
  • Idea stage businesses
  • Startup businesses (0 employees)
  • Early growth businesses (1-9 employees)
  • Second stage businesses (10+ 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