A Free Service to any Hopkins Business or Resident
With the help of a matching grant from Hennepin County, the City of Hopkins has contracted with the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD) to provide free one-on-one business consultation to entrepreneurs who live or own a business in the community and want to start up a new business or grow an exisiting one.
This service is free to any Hopkins business or resident. Participants can meet with certified “Open to Business” consultants by appointment and get help planning and working through small business challenges such as:
- Accounting, book keeping set-up and training
- Business acquisition
- Business start-up
- Business plan development
- Cash flow, financial and business analysis
- Loan packaging
- 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.
TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
See a list of regular office hours to meet with business advisors.