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Tag: Small Business

VIDEO: Minnesota Apple Harvest
By Briana Johnson September 11, 2014
The Cooperative Response to Living on the Edge, and Frontier
By Lee Egerstrom September 03, 2014
Local Food Marketing within a ‘Stone’s Throw’
By Lee Egerstrom August 06, 2014
Video: Businesses Excited for Green Line Business
By Briana Johnson June 05, 2014
Minnesota Surpasses Wisconsin in New Business Filings
By Jeff Van Wychen January 27, 2014
Video: Community Pharmacy
By Tim Blodgett January 15, 2014
Video: That’s Her Business
By Briana Johnson December 09, 2013
Video: A Gift that Lasts for Generations
By Briana Johnson November 20, 2013
Blueprints for Rural Progress: Critical Need for Federal Development Funding
By Lee Egerstrom June 17, 2013
VIDEO: She’s an Entrepreneur
By Tom Niemisto May 13, 2013
VIDEO: Small Business Calls for Investments
By Tom Niemisto April 04, 2013
B-to-B Sales Tax Gone; What’s the Replacement?
By Jeff Van Wychen March 11, 2013
Small Businesses Applaud ACA Advances
By The Board of Small Business Minnesota, Guest Commentary February 20, 2013
VIDEO: Preserving Main Streets
By Tom Niemisto January 24, 2013
VIDEO: African Ingredients for American Tastes
By Tom Niemisto December 27, 2012
VIDEO: Enhancing Commerce Through Language
By Tom Niemisto December 20, 2012
Made in Minnesota 2012: Building Cross-cultural Commerce
By Lee Egerstrom December 18, 2012
Minnesota’s Influence on the Coffee Trade
By Lee Egerstrom December 12, 2012
Halloween, Pumpkins and the Minnesota Harvest
By Lee Egerstrom October 31, 2012
VIDEO: Fair Trade for Fair Commerce
By Tom Niemisto October 25, 2012
VIDEO: A Local Orchard Adapts
By Tom Niemisto October 04, 2012
VIDEO: Public Backs Solar
By Tom Niemisto August 30, 2012
Diaspora and Development
By Sasha Hulsey August 15, 2012
Activated Voices: Economic Vibrancy in Immigrant Communities
By Tom Niemisto July 25, 2012
Money Talks: Getting a Seat at the Bargaining Table
By Lee Egerstrom June 26, 2012
VIDEO: Community Supported Arts
By Tom Niemisto June 21, 2012
The “Long Nose” for Economic Development
By Lee Egerstrom May 22, 2012
Strip Malls and Main Streets’ Common Bond
By Lee Egerstrom May 09, 2012
The L3C - A New Tool for Social Enterprise
By Robert Lang, Guest Commentary April 05, 2012
VIDEO: The Work of Arts
By Tom Niemisto April 05, 2012
VIDEO: Coffee Buzz via Bicycle
By Tom Niemisto April 02, 2012
Bringing Cooperation Into the Cities
By Lee Egerstrom February 14, 2012
Saying “Sí” to Business Opportunities
By Lee Egerstrom January 18, 2012
VIDEO: Inside the Maker Movement
By Tom Niemisto January 12, 2012
VIDEO: Supporting Local Artists
By Tom Niemisto December 22, 2011
Main Street Needs Holiday Rebound
By Lee Egerstrom December 22, 2011
Farmer-to-Chef Marketing an Important Food Chain Link
By Lee Egerstrom December 13, 2011
VIDEO: Supporting Women Entrepreneurs
By Tom Niemisto December 12, 2011
What Main Streets Have Over Wall Street
By Lee Egerstrom November 29, 2011
Minnesota Gains from Imported Talent
By Lee Egerstrom November 22, 2011
VIDEO: Shopping Local Keeps Communities Strong
By Tom Niemisto November 17, 2011
Made in Minnesota 2011: Fertile Ground for Minority Opportunity
By Lee Egerstrom November 15, 2011
Business Tools for Wealth Sharing
By Lee Egerstrom October 18, 2011
VIDEO: New Businesses Adapt to Progress
By Tom Niemisto October 10, 2011
Average Business Taxes, Above Average Return
By John R. Van Hecke October 03, 2011
Patent Reform Sparks Misleading Rhetoric
By Tyler Hanson September 22, 2011
VIDEO: Minnesota History Repeats Itself
By Tom Niemisto September 12, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: My CSA Journey
By John R. Van Hecke September 02, 2011
VIDEO: Buying Local at the Fair
By Tom Niemisto September 01, 2011
VIDEO: From Laos to the Land of Lakes
By Tom Niemisto August 29, 2011
VIDEO: Pushing Photovoltaic Technology in Minnesota
By Tom Niemisto August 08, 2011
The Game of Starting a Business
By Mari Harries June 23, 2011
Rethinking Light Rail’s Impact on Business
By Conrad deFiebre June 14, 2011
Job Creation by the Wealthy Mostly a Myth
By Myles Spicer, Minnesota 2020 Contributor May 09, 2011
Building Community Pride Through Public Policy Lessons
By May 03, 2011
VIDEO: Lunch on the Avenue
By Tom Niemisto April 25, 2011
VIDEO: Saving Money by Saving Water
By Tom Niemisto April 21, 2011
Cooperatively Moving Minnesota Forward
By Lee Egerstrom April 12, 2011
VIDEO: Saving the world one pizza slice at a time
By Tom Niemisto April 04, 2011
Kitchen Table Conversations: The Small Business Owner’s Perspective
By Joe Sheeran & Tom Niemisto, Communications Staff March 23, 2011
VIDEO: Minnesota’s Rural Broadband Disparities
By Tom Niemisto March 17, 2011
The Little City that Would
By Mari Harries, Minnesota 2020 Contributor March 17, 2011
VIDEO: The Growing Pains of Progress
By Tom Niemisto March 10, 2011
What Small Business Really Wants
By Myles Spicer, Minnesota 2020 Contributor February 22, 2011
Finding Common Ground for the Common Good
By Lee Egerstrom February 08, 2011
VIDEO: Movies on Main Street
By Tom Niemisto December 29, 2010
Minnesota’s Locavore Age
By Jeremy Dennison December 27, 2010
Smart Women Company: Redefining the Role of Small Business
By Natalie Camplair December 08, 2010
Made in Minnesota 2010: Strategies for Growing Sustainable Small Businesses
By Lee Egerstrom November 30, 2010
VIDEO: Made in Minnesota 2010
By Tom Niemisto November 30, 2010
Restoring Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs’ Bargaining Power
By Lee Egerstrom October 25, 2010
Tax and Regulatory Complaints Historical Red Herrings
By Myles Spicer, Guest Author September 30, 2010
Riverbend Market Cooperative: a Model for Main Streets
By Lee Egerstrom Lee Egerstrom August 04, 2010
The Effects of Freedom to Breathe
By Aaron Sinner, Undergraduate Research Fellow July 19, 2010
The Logic Behind Federal Health Care Reform
By Aaron Sinner, Undergraduate Research Fellow July 06, 2010
To Study Entrepreneurship, Stop and Smell the Roses
By Lee Egerstrom June 28, 2010
Jump Starting Minnesota's Green Economy
By Salman Mitha, PhD, Minnesota 2020 Fellow May 28, 2010
One Entrepreneur Proves "Going Green" Is More than Hype
By Robert Woo, Undergraduate Research Fellow May 27, 2010
When it Helps to Have a Pretty Mug
By Lee Egerstrom January 25, 2010
New Ventures Find a Home In and Close to Home
By Lee Egerstrom December 18, 2009
Minnesota Entrepreneur Launches Timely, Needed Magazine
By Lee Egerstrom December 09, 2009
Local Entrepreneurs Grab Reins on 'Buying Local'
By Lee Egerstrom December 04, 2009
Made in MN 2009: Homegrown Holidays
By Lee Egerstrom & Katie Mertz, Undergraduate Research Fellow November 20, 2009
Health Care and Business: The Chickens Come Home to Roost
By Lee Egerstrom September 22, 2009
Retooling Helps a Minnesota Entrepreneur Beat Recession
By Lee Egerstrom September 09, 2009
Recession Inspires Invention But Drains Venture Capital
By Lee Egerstrom March 19, 2009
Hanging Out & Hanging on in Uptown
By Lee Egerstrom February 16, 2009
Green and Local Food in Red Wing
By Lee Egerstrom December 31, 2008
Made in MN 2008: Boosting Minnesota's Economy in Tough Economic Times
By Lee Egerstrom November 25, 2008
Made in MN: The Value of Buying Local this Holiday Season
By Lee Egerstrom November 20, 2007
Chasing Smokestacks, Stranding Small Business: Rural Minnesota's Crisis
By Lee Egerstrom June 27, 2007