Business Tips

Does your business have a “Boring” product? If so, here’s some ways to market it.

Rail Access

BNSF and the St. Croix Valley Railroads service East Central MN, and rail served sites are available for development. For more info, please contact us at (320) 679-4065 #29.

Business Tips

Every business encounters hard times, even in the times of economic upswing. Here are some ways to survive a downturn.


High school juniors & seniors: a great opportunity to find out if a career in early childhood is right for you – at no cost!

Business Tips

Launching a business? Here are 7 traits to look for in a co-founder.

Business Tips

In a recession, should your business prioritize growth or profitability?

Initiative Foundation

The Initiative Foundation can help finance your business in East Central MN. To get things started, please call Dan Bullert at (320) 631-2013.    

Business Tips

Want to find out if a job candidate has a can-do attitude? Try these 10 questions.

Small Business Development Center

The MN Small Business Development Center can help free of charge with business plans, securing business financing and more. Call them at (218) 855-8140 to get things started.