The Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD) will hold an open house from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 21 at its new Roseville satellite office in The Reserve, 1915 Hwy 36 W, Suite 113.
Ramsey County and city officials, plus MCCD staff, including Ramsey County Business Advisor Noah Her, will be on hand to answer questions and provide information for interested parties.“I am excited for the opportunity to work closely with Ramsey County’s aspiring and current entrepreneurs to leverage this community’s vast resources to get their business ideas and companies to the next level,” said Her. Ramsey County approved the services at a meeting on August 13, 2019.“We know that this program is a wonderful way to level the playing field as far as access to information and capital for our existing and aspiring entrepreneurs. It’ll be a tremendous asset to Ramsey County,” said Kari Collins, Ramsey County’s Director of Community and Economic Development.Ramsey County joins six other counties -- Dakota, Scott, Carver, Anoka, Hennepin and Washington -- to make available the services provided by MCCD.MCCD’s Open to Business program offers free, one-on-one, confidential business consulting to help entrepreneurs in Open to Business cities through the process of growing or starting their businesses. Experienced advisors offer free, confidential business consulting and lending options, including business and strategic planning, marketing and communications planning, regulatory, tax, licensing and accounting training, financial assessment and referrals to critical professional services.