Open to Business

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Open to Business is a small business technical assistance program provided by the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD) through a partnership with Washington County.

The City’s participation in the Open to Business program provides small businesses with services to help them succeed – which in turn supports a broader strategy of promoting economic development, creating and retaining jobs, and cultivating entrepreneurs.

The program assists entrepreneurs and small businesses with:

Advising and Technical Assistance
Access to Capital
  • Business and strategic planning
  • Marketing and communications planning
  • Feasibility studies
  • Regulator, tax, licensing and accounting training
  • Financial assessment
  • Referrals to critical professional services
  • Loan packaging/facilitation
  • Loans for new and emerging businesses
  • Advocacy with lending institutions 

To set up an appointment and learn more, contact:

Tyler Hilsabeck, Business Advisor 

Phone: 612-789-8838
Email Tyler Hilsabeck

Woodbury Office Hours:         1st Wednesday of the month

                                                1-4 PM

                                                Washington County Community Development Agency Office

                                                7645 Currell Boulevard, Woodbury

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