EO Minnesota: The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 11,000+ influential business owners with 157 chapters in 48 countries. Founded in 1987, EO is the catalyst that enables leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, leading to greater success in business and beyond.
Midwest Pantry: Midwest Pantry's Monthly Meetups are a series of events aimed at helping local food companies of any size establish and scale their business. Midwest Pantry Meetups are lively networking events infused with a discussion topic. Meetups are held every other month at the Urban Growler in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul, and are designed to be fun & informative. Heavy on networking, these events will give you something to talk about.
MN Chamber of Congress-Entrepreneurship: he Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is the state's largest business organization, representing more than 2,300 businesses of all types and sizes across Minnesota. They offer a slew of resources and programming for entrepreneurs in the state of Minnesota.
Northwest Small Business Development Center: The Northwest Small Business Development Center, with main offices located in the University of Minnesota, Duluth with the Center for Economic Development, can help you answer the most common questions in the order that is most feasible for a business start up. They offer small business education services to get you started and grow your business including financial projection, loan packaging, accounting and record keeping, market analysis, market research, strategic marketing, workshops on starting a business and other topics, business planning, and strategic planning.
Saint Catherine's Library and Information Science's Resources for Minnesota Food Entrepreneurs: The purpose of this guide is to provide information and links to resources that might be helpful as you're starting a food business in the state, or taking your start-up to the next level. Whatever your goal, there are lots of resources out there to help you along.
WomenVenture: WomenVenture supports entrepreneurs with classes and other resources for creating and growing sustainable and profitable businesses. Their programming includes: a "Getting Ready Series", a guided business plan course, and others.