Enterprise Minnesota is an ISO 9001:2008 certified consulting organization that works with medium and smaller manufacturing enterprises to help them compete and grow profitably. The organization also serves as the “voice” for the industry, raising visibility and appreciation for the value manufacturers provide our communities and the state’s economy. Our affiliation with the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) further positions us to offer clients leading-edge services to improve manufacturing operations and strengthen business.
Midwest Pantry organizes Minnesota's local food creator community, helping food creators grow their business smarter & faster, and making Minnesota the #1 place to start and run a food business.
QIC contract spray dries liquid formulations into powders. The powders we produce include dairy, cheese, colors, flavors, vegetables, juices, oils, vitamins, and minerals. Applications include food, nutraceuticals, and dietary supplements.
If you need a dynamic workspace with great wifi connections, meeting spaces to accommodate from 2 to 60 people, or need a dedicated office, we have flexible options for you. Our surveys show coworking has impacted our member’s bottom line.
The Entrepreneurs of Color Program is a LegalCORPS initiative to make its services more accessible and useful to recent immigrants and Black/Indigenous/People of Color. The goal of the program is to provide support and business law resources to small business owners and those who would like to start a small business who are from historically marginalized communities.
Irrigate is a community development strategy that mobilizes the skills and creativity of local artists to create innovative, meaningful, authentic solutions to local challenges. Artists are a resource that all places have, but are typically left unrecognized and undervalued. Irrigate is a mechanism for cities, neighborhoods and small businesses to engage with artists to benefit the whole community through multiple artist-led collaborative projects.
METRO and Target have joined forces to run the first of its kind accelerator. Unlock a global network and scale your business with us across continents while tapping into Techstars worldwide network. All 10 selected start-ups will spend time at Target's Headquarters in Minneapolis, and METRO Accelerator's offices in Berlin, depending on their business goals either city will become their base
Social Venture Partners (SVP) Minnesota strives to build powerful relationships and thriving communities through the amplifying impact of engaged philanthropy. SVP Minnesota is a 501(c)(3) organization that improves lives by investing time, talent and capital in innovative, early stage social ventures directed at underserved teens in the Twin Cities. Since 2002, SVP Minnesota has provided well over $7 million in pro-bono consulting services and nearly $2 million in cash grants to qualifying Twin Cities nonprofits. This mix of time, money, and expertise improves impact and sustainability for the nonprofit investees, while building meaningful relationships between SVP partners (both individuals and corporations) and the recipient organizations.