Doing Business in Minnesota (DEED)
Starting a business in Minnesota is not a single decision but a series of them, each one an important step on the road to a successful launch.
DEED can help you tackle the most common questions in the order you’re most likely to need answers.
These guidelines provide a roadmap to the world of business and the basic sense of direction you'll need before you begin. They are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney, accountant and other business professionals.
Organizing Your Business
Legal and Regulatory
Protecting Intellectual Property
Financing a Business
Basics for Employers
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The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is the state’s principal economic development agency.
DEED programs promote business recruitment, expansion, and retention; international trade; workforce development; and community development. See some DEED resources below: