Small Business Week is May 1-7, making it a perfect time to remind the community of City and Hennepin County resources for local small businesses looking to start up or just grow.
Open to Business is offering free advising focusing on business setup, assessment and evaluation, and organizational planning and development. Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD) Advisor Vicky Gonzalez is available to answer brief questions, offer referrals, and provide short consultations about your business.
Schedule an appointment with an Open to Business advisor on the first or third Fridays of the month, between 10:30–11:30 am, to discuss your business in more detail.
Open to Business is a joint program between Golden Valley and New Hope and the MCCD. Assistance is available in English and Spanish.
Businesses in Golden Valley are eligible to receive free advising and consulting services through Elevate Hennepin, an initiative offering no-cost resources to help businesses recover from the pandemic and build for future growth.
Advising and consulting is offered for a variety of areas of expertise, including:
To get started, contact any of the organizations listed here and let them know you are interested in participating in Elevate Hennepin.