Small Business Assistance

Small Business Administration (SBA)
SBA offers information on small business loans, grants, bonds and other financial assistance. Find out which method of financing is right for you!

Business Insights: Essentials
Business Insights: Essentials is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

(Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.)

Minnesota Department of Trade and Economic Development
This website provides information on starting and managing a business, publications on Minnesota business, economic development, tourism, and international trade. Industry fact sheets are also included.