2016 Open to Business and Lending Annual Report


Aggressive Hydraulics – Open to Business Client

Click above to see an Anoka County client talk about his business expansion.

Anoka County Open to Business Video

Click above to see our business advisor, Kathleen DuChene talk about the new Open to Business program in Anoka County.

Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce Report on Open to Business

Burnsville Open to Business Promo Video

Open to Business featured on Channel 5 News

Diva’s Ave featured on Channel 12

Kim Anh Restaurant featured on Channel 12



2013 Open to Business and Lending Annual Report


Open to Business loan client in Finance and Commerce (Dec 2012)

Open to Business client featured in Finance and Commerce (Jan 2012)

Brooklyn Park Open to Business program featured in Star Tribune (Mar 2011)

City of Minnetonka pleased with the Open to Business Program (Lakeshore Weekly – May 2011)

Open to Business article from TwinWest Chamber of Commerce (Dec 2011)

Grand opening of Open to Business client – Diva’s Ave


Starting a Business in Minnesota: A good starting point to planning your business venture from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Accounting video: Very easy to follow video on how to analyze transactions and prepare income statement, owner’s equity statement and balance sheet.

SBA Business Analysis Tool:  See how your business stacks up against the competition with tool from the Small Business Administration.

Business Plan Article:  Wonderful article on developing a business plan from the Wall Street Journal.

MN Small Biz Radio: Join Minnetonka small business attorney Patrick Noaker in this audio podcast where he helps demystify commercial leasing.  In this podcast, Patrick discusses components of a commercial lease and interviews commercial real estate expert Mark Evenson who provides tips to small businesses when signing a commercial lease.