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  • Contributions change over time

    Mar 23, 2021
    Foreign-born workers are unemployed at lower rates the longer they are in the country and more foreign-born workers end up working for themselves over time
  • Economic contributions through entrepreneurship

    Mar 22, 2021
    Among the key characteristics of Minnesota’s economy are its industrial diversity and large number of homegrown enterprises, i.e. businesses that start, succeed and grow in the state. Fueling these characteristics are high-quality native-born and immigrant entrepreneurs and workers. The rate of entrepreneurship—whether native-born or immigrant—is modest relative to other states, but their businesses survive at a rate that’s among the highest. Workforce participation rates by native-born and immigrant Minnesotans alike are also high-ranking.
  • Local COVID-19 resource database

    Mar 12, 2021
    Find your community on this list, and apply for valuable resources to keep your company operating. If you don’t see your community on this list, email, and Grow Minnesota! staff will get back to you with details about your area.