Small Business Development Center
Elaine Hansen, Director
11 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 726-7298
Fax: (218) 726-6338
Do you own or manage a business or are you starting a business? UMD Center for Economic Development provides free help with business plans, strategic planning, Internet marketing research, small business loans, financial ratio analysis, profitability, new product development and more for clients in Northeastern Minnesota.
The mission of the University of Minnesota Duluth Center for Economic Development is to support the growth, diversification, and stability of northeastern Minnesota's economy.
UMD Center for Economic Development has six (6) Small Business Development Centers that provide a wide array of services including business plan development, feasiblity analysis, market research, advertising/sales, financial analysis, loan packaging, strategic palnning and other business-related services. The regional center is in Duluth with satellite offices in Ely, International Falls, Grand Rapids, Hibbing and Virginia.
Advocacy & Public Policy
Broadband in the Northland
Freight & Distribution
Import & Export Assistance
Management Issues & Training
Office, Laboratory, Meeting, Storage Space
Research & Development
Selling to the Government & Large Corporations