One-stop shop for business assistance: BusinessConnection

BusinessConnection is your free, go-to service in Minnesota for any and all business questions. We are here to help businesses grow by breaking down barriers, opening doors and answering questions – so you can get back to running your business.
BusinessConnection is an electronic business assistance and referral network operated by Grow Minnesota!, the Minnesota Chamber’s initiative focused on retaining and creating jobs. The service is launched statewide this week after a successful year-long pilot. BusinessConnection was developed jointly and is cosponsored with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

How can BusinessConnection help you?

Are you contemplating starting, expanding or selling a business? Do you need a business plan or loan? Are you having trouble getting permits? We can help you with all of these tasks and many more.

The service is intended to be a single-entry point to help businesses connect with private and public resources to solve your everyday business problems, particularly those related to state and local governments. BusinessConnection can be accessed online at or by calling (888) MINN-BIZ (646-6249). Personal assistance is available from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.


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