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U.S. Small Business Administration
Links to Programs and services to help you start, grow and succeed.

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Link to Programs and services for starting a business
Minnesota Indian Business Loan Program (PDF)

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Export Programs and Services of the Minnesota Trade Office (PDF)

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Guide to Starting a Business in Minnesota (PDF)

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Minnesota Small Business Assistance Office

Native Diversification Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Native Diversification Procurement Technical Assistance Center (NDN-PTAC)

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is dedicated to advancing the success of certified women’s business enterprises, government agencies and corporate members in partnership with its affiliated women’s business organizations. To learn more, please visit the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council website.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) has replaced the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. NAICS will reshape the way we view our changing economy.
NAICS was developed jointly by the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to provide new comparability in statistics about business activity across North America.
To learn more, visit North American Industry Classification System.

Entrepreneur Media Inc.
Entrepreneur Media Inc. is an organization of people dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs worldwide to start and grow successful companies. To provide entrepreneurs with the relevant information they need to make informed decisions, Entrepreneur Media Inc. offers a full range of products and services. Visit www.entrepreneur.com for more information.

Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine
Online magazine dedicated to the success of minority and women business owners.
Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine

The Univeristy of North Dakota
The UND Entrepreneurship Program and its courses are uniquely designed to provide students from across campus the chance to learn more about how to identify and pursue entrepreneurial opportunities and put creativity and innovation to work. You can choose to Major in Entrepreneurship through the College of Business and Public Administration, or pick one of our Entrepreneurship Tracks-open to all students and majors. Visit www.business.und.edu/entr for more information.