Starting a Business in the Rochester area

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Learn more about understanding and overcoming the challenges of starting and running a successful business in Minnesota and the Rochester area. Find the resources and guidance here to answer your questions so you can flourish in today’s competitive and ever-changing business world.

Help with starting a business:

Business Resources

Find resources here to assist you in the initial planning stages of starting a business or expanding your business.

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Finance Programs

Whether through loans, grants or tax incentives, access to sufficient capital is essential when starting and growing your business. Learn more about local and state finance programs available for you.

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Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI) value proposition is the ability to assist businesses and entrepreneurs in securing the private and/or public resources needed to execute their business plans. RAEDI is pleased to assist you with your request.

Please call 507-288-0208, email, or fill out the form below.