Elevate Hennepin Business Resources

Entrepreneurs and business owners are re-imagining and re-building their businesses daily with Elevate Hennepin.

Elevate Hennepin draws together experts, tools and programs intentionally designed to help new and established businesses gain their footing, plan for their next steps, and take their success to a new level. Through Elevate Hennepin, Hennepin County is investing in a business support ecosystem that is shaping the region to become even stronger and resilient.

Any Hennepin County business owner or resident who owns or is starting a business can access 25 hours of free consulting. Hennepin County has contracted with more than 20 professional business advisors and specialized consultants to offer free expert support to local businesses in a wide range of areas including planning and evaluation, legal, financial, marketing, access to capital, and more.  In practice, this could look like help researching and writing a business plan, financial or legal guidance, accessing classes and cohort-style learning, or tapping into a network of community-based lenders.

Thousands of businesses in Hennepin County have engaged with the Elevate Hennepin resource hub, accessed technical assistance, or participated in a cohort-learning program.

Visit Elevate Hennepin for more information about starting or expanding a business to put the experts on your side.