Open To Business

New Program to Help Existing & Prospective Business Owners

Open to BusinessOpen To Business provides assistance in such areas as start-up and expansion financing, business plan development, licensing, zoning and regulatory issues, and financial management. Open To Business can respond to requests for business assistance when those requests are beyond the range of the services normally provided by your municipal agencies.

Free Technical Assistance

The Open To Business program provides technical assistance and loans to prospective or current entrepreneurs and small business owners to help them succeed. Advisors in the Open To Business program provide free one-on-one counseling to assist with:

  • Business plan development
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Marketing
  • Cash flow and financial projection development
  • Operational analysis
  • Licensing and regulatory assistance
  • Loan packaging and financing
  • Obtaining legal advice

Open To Business Contact

For more information, please email Luis Mendoza or call 651-216-6252.

Luis is available at New Brighton City Hall to meet with prospective business owners on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 1p -3p. in the City Conference Room.

Prospective business owners can sign up for the program here:  Apply Here

More Info

Loan Products (PDF)

Open to Business (PDF)

Open to Business Brochure - English (PDF)

Open to Business Brochure - Spanish (PDF)