Koochiching Economic Development Authority (KEDA) serves as the primary development agency for Koochiching County in Minnesota's North Country.
KEDA's mission is to promote economic growth and job creation by simplifying and facilitating the process of starting or expanding a business in the region.
From site selection and development to financing and incentives, KEDA works closely with other economic development agencies and liaises between local government units to ensure a seamless development process.
By leveraging KEDA's expertise and resources, KEDA strives to foster a thriving business environment in Koochiching County.
Northland Connection is a comprehensive economic development organization that serves the northeast region of Minnesota and the northwest region of Wisconsin, providing valuable resources and tools for businesses, entrepreneurs, and communities to grow and thrive.
With its extensive network and expertise in economic development, Northland Connection helps to create and retain jobs, support businesses, and build strong communities.
Offering various services, including site selection assistance, business financing options, workforce development, and community planning. Northland Connection's website also features a property database that allows users to search for available commercial and industrial properties throughout the region.
Northland Connection's mission is to promote economic vitality and quality of life in the Northland region by providing valuable resources and support to help businesses and communities grow and prosper.
The center offers various services, including one-on-one consulting, training and workshops, access to funding and financing, and assistance with marketing and sales strategies.
Northland SBD has a team of experienced business consultants who can provide one-on-one guidance and support to help entrepreneurs and small business owners achieve their goals.
The Northland SBDC is part of a statewide network of SBDCs and is a partnership between the University of Minnesota Duluth, the Small Business Administration, and other local organizations.