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Recognizing the impact growing businesses make on the local economy, Ramsey, Hennepin, Dakota, and Scott counties, along with the city of Saint Paul, established a resource program for second stage businesses. The purpose of the program is to help growing companies make a larger impact by offering business research and support at no cost.

Program eligibility 

This program serves CEOs of for-profit and privately held second stage businesses who meet the following criteria: 

  • 10 to 99 employees.
  • Revenue between $1 million and $50 million.
  • Readiness to transition from small to large scale. 

How to apply

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2022–2023 program session through October 2022. Priority will be given to applications received before September 18, 2022.

Start your application by submitting your information. Program staff will follow up with next steps. 

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