Starting or growing a small business isn’t easy, and hiring a trusted advisor or consultant to help get a business off the ground is usually very expensive. To encourage small business growth, the City of Burnsville offers free, one-on-one small business consulting to current and future Burnsville small businesses and entrepreneurs.
A certified “Open to Business” consultant is available to offer free consulting services every month:
Where: Burnsville City Hall100 Civic Center Parkway
When: Third Wednesday of every month1-3 p.m.
This service is free to any Burnsville business or resident. The consultant is available for walk-in appointments, and can help plan and work through small business challenges such as:
• Accounting and record keeping• Business acquisition• Business start-up• Business plan development• Cash flow, financial and business analysis• Loan packaging• Networking• Operations• Strategic planning• Commercial real estate analysis
In addition, “Open to Business” advisors can assist entrepreneurs in identifying borrowing needs and financing options. Direct financing and loans up to $25,000 are also available through the “Open to Business” program.
For more information on the services offered in the “Open to Business” program, or to schedule an appointment contact Laurie Crow, Business Advisor at 952-484-3107 or email@example.com. Visit www.opentobusinessmn.org.