Business in Greater Mankato

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Business Planning Assistance 

Planning your restaurant business is a critical step. How much will you charge for your product, how many people will you need to hire, etc.

Business planning and mentoring service providers:

Regional Center for Entrepreneurial Facilitation (RCEF) | 934 Marsh St., Mankato, MN 56001 (507) 344-7897 (Bryan) 

SCORE | Minnesota State University, Mankato 507-389-1233  

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) | Minnesota State University, Mankato | 424 N. Riverfront Drive, Suite 210, Mankato, MN 56001 | 507.389.8875


Thinking About Starting a Business?
The Small Business Association (SBA) offers a start-up toolbox to aspiring entrepreneurs.  This toolbox includes a readiness assessment tool, entrepreneur questionnaire and much more.


The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers “Orientation to Starting a Business in Minnesota” workshops. Visit the SBDC eCenter to view the workshop schedule and sign up for a session.

The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Greate Mankato Growth Visit Mankato City Center Partnership