Business Incentives

CEO Next Business Institute (formerly Economic Gardening)

Ramsey County is pleased to continue providing high quality research, speakers, and peer-to-peer learning in 2019-2020 to second stage businesses (businesses over $1 million in revenue and more than 10 employees).  This year, in collaboration with Hennepin, Dakota, Scott, Carver, and the City of Saint Paul, we are rolling out CEO Next Business Institute, which will build on the success of Economic Gardening, and provide increased research support. If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about CEO Next Business Institute, please feel free to direct them to our website ( Also feel free to copy the information on our page to your program information pages to help spread the word!


Rick Howden

Economic Development Specialist

Ramsey County

Phone: 651-341-2454

Category: Business Programs, Business Incentives

More Business Programs, Business Incentives

Available on a first-come, first-served basis to for-profit, start-up, or expanding businesses, these loans are for commercial, industrial, or service businesses located in or moving to Ramsey County. Ramsey County receives funding from federal sources and repayments of current loans to capitalize its loan pool. Busines... Learn More