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From newborn startups to Fortune 500s, we build what matters in Minnesota.

How Minnesota Ranks

Business climate. Workforce. Innovation. Infrastructure. Quality of life.
Minnesota consistently ranks at or near the top of all the factors important to business success.

Best State for Economic Opportunity
Fortune 500 Companies Per Capita

for Minneapolis-St. Paul

Small-Business Job Growth

(Minneapolis market)

Best Overall State in America

Committed to Inclusive Growth

Minnesota faces an unprecedented opportunity to drive inclusive growth that will make our economy better for everyone. Learn how business, government, and community leaders are stepping forward.

Our Stories

“Starting a business is always hard, but Minnesota makes it easy for small businesses”
Ramji Iyer,
Founder and CEO,
Startup story

Build What Matters in Minnesota

Our Diverse Economy Makes Minnesota Stand Out

Minnesota's Headquarters Economy

Minnesota's unique cluster of leaders is collaborating on some of the biggest challenges facing our food system."
Jeff Harmening, CEO, General Mills
Minnesota has a rich and growing history of building world-class technology companies."
Nick Schneider, President, Arctic Wolf
Minnesota's vibrancy, innovation and community-mindedness is exactly why Land O'Lakes, and so many other Fortune 500 companies, are proud to call the Land of 10,000 Lakes home."
Beth Ford, CEO, Land O’Lakes
We are fortunate that Minnesota’s businesses are led by individuals skilled at successfully leading organizations, care deeply for all of their team members and are committed to increasing diversity, equity and inclusion in our communities."
Rod Young, CEO & President, Delta Dental of Minnesota
Minnesota is home to a diverse and innovative group of communities, leaders and businesses that are committed to leaving our state and world a better place than they found it. From our quality of life to skilled workforce to cutting-edge technology and research – Minnesota is working to lead the way."
Corie Barry, CEO, Best Buy
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