The SBA has doubled the rate of SBA-backed loans, from 3,877 in fiscal 2020 to more than 7,700 in fiscal 2023 to Latino-owned small businesses across the U.S. Loans to Black-owned businesses amounted to $1.45 billion.
At a time when founders can set up shop anywhere, why are some still choosing to plant a flag in Minnesota?
A report showing paid family leave will cost the state more than anticipated has galvanized Republicans while putting DFLers on the defense.
The fund, part of a two-year pilot project, allows those businesses to apply for reimbursement of up to $30,000 each year for costs related to making their workplace accessible.
The team acknowledges that it wants to renovate the 23-year-old downtown arena but wouldn’t respond directly to questions about any state involvement.
M.N. Technology of Cohasset has submitted a pre-application for financing from the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation agency, weeks after the state pledged to help a Missouri-based company.
The Zen Arcade is located inside the same building as the Hook & Ladder Theater and Lounge and next door to the former Minneapolis Police Department Third Precinct.
The concept of character-based lending is working with business owners who don’t have traditional backgrounds so when they need financing they’ve got the credit history and financial acumen to do so the traditional way.
When an 8-year-old Nicaraguan boy was run over on a Wisconsin dairy farm, authorities blamed his father and closed the case. Meanwhile, the community of immigrant workers knows a completely different story.
Dairy farms are some of the most dangerous job sites in America. Much of the labor is done by immigrants working on small farms that operate with little safety oversight.
The Technology Transfer program is a 16-week NASA Inclusive Innovation MashUp designed to connect participating entrepreneurs with industry professionals and business coaches.
There’s frustration at Congress’ inability to produce a new farm bill, and farmers are concerned that the best they can expect is that lawmakers approve legislation for a temporary extension.
Legalization advocates ask whether the state financing gives large, out-of-state cannabis businesses a taxpayer-funded advantage over local companies.
Hennepin County’s administrator told Twin Cities Business magazine he’s “not a leader who does bed checks.”
A store manager says the app has lessened the stress of wasting food, while an expert says it could be taking surplus food away from households in need.
In its lawsuit filed in state court, Minnesota’s attorney general alleges that the nation’s oil and natural gas industry have caused a “climate-change crisis” through a “campaign of deception.” The companies named in the lawsuit say the suit belongs in federal court.
Saturday’s Legacy Cannabis Cup was the first installment of the event since recreational marijuana was legalized in Minnesota, and there was a palpable excitement for the budding industry’s future among the gathered entrepreneurs.
How, exactly, does one define when a smell is not just bad, but “interferes with the enjoyment of life?” Lawmakers and state regulators are trying — at least in the Twin Cities metro area — to take on odor that invades everyday life.
Kyros, a platform that connects people to substance use disorder peer recovery specialists, will use the raise to expand service access.
Erin DuPree has asked that Gov. Tim Walz withdraw her appointment to be the director of the Office of Cannabis Management after two news stories revealed that she had sold disallowed products in her Apple Valley hemp store and has a series of tax liens and unpaid debts from previous businesses.