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2021 Leaders Lab profiles

Sep 2, 2021
Leaders Lab is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to engage Minnesota’s developing business leaders (approximately late 20s to 30s). It will enhance...
  • The Economic Contributions of Immigrants in Minnesota: Executive Summary and introduction

    Mar 23, 2021
    The success of Minnesota’s economy, both now and in the future, is intrinsically linked to Minnesota’s immigrant communities. As innovators, business owners, workers, taxpayers, consumers, neighbors and connectors to other countries and cultures around the world, immigrants provide considerable benefits to our economy and our state. This report analyzes immigrants’ contributions to Minnesota through many lenses, with a specific focus on entrepreneurship, impact on regional economies and contributions to key state industries.
  • 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.