(Click above to visit the free Business Connection webpage)
Your free, go-to service in Minnesota for any and all business questions: starting a business, expanding your business, selling a business, business plans, legal structures, environmental permits, business loans, patents, insurance, finding employees, hiring employees, training employees, advertising, marketing, and much more!!
This is a valuable resource that can assist you in reaching your full potential as a business. You have access to real people that can help you with your questions about starting, running, or improving your business.
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
SoMN Source Link
MacRAE’s Blue Book
James J. Hill Reference Library
Grow Mn! Business Connection
Waseca Area Foundation
Waseca School District
Mn. Dept. Agriculture
Attorneys General Office
SBA District Office
Minnesota Dept. of Employment & Economic Development
Better Business Bureau
651-699-1111 | 800-646-6222
Minnesota WorkForce Center – Owatonna & Mankato
Minnesota Community Capital Fund (MCCF)
The Minnesota Community Capital Fund can provide loans with bank participation. . Visit their website at: http://www.mncommunitycapitalfund.org
- SBA 504 CorporationThe U.S. Small Business Administration 504 program allows small to medium sized businesses to obtain long-term, fixed rate financing at low rates for up to 20 years. The program is designed to promote economic growth by stimulating small business investment. Visit their website at: http://www.504Corporation.com
Economic Development Authority of the City of Waseca (507)835-9700: Waseca Development. Corp., 507-835-4040 City and County 507-835-0630 operate business loan programs that can be leveraged within the same package. City Business Resources Ctr. packages business info., financing, technological, employment and regulatory resources. One-stop shopping is available for site location, permits and financial incentives. Vacant property occupation and exterior renovation incentives are also offered.
Contact your Legislators
Representative John Petersburg - District 24A
Representative Tony Cornish (R)
281 State Office Building 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN 55155
651-296-4240 or 800-704-8525
Senator Vicki Jensen District 26
G-24 State Capitol
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155-1606
Senator Julie Rosen
District 23 651-296-9457
US Representative Tim Walz (DFL) 1st District
Senator Amy Klobuchar (DFL)
1134 7th St NW Rochester, MN 55901
Senator Al Franken