Minnesota on Pace to Exceed 2013 in New Business Filings
More than 14,000 New Business Filings Reported in Third Quarter
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SAINT PAUL, Minnesota — Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reports 14,135 new Minnesota businesses were filed in the third quarter of 2014, bringing the state’s year-to-date filings to 45,637 — edging out the 44,544 new business filings reported through the third quarter in 2013. The 2014 business filings are on pace to surpass the 58,260 filings for all of last year.
“It’s been a strong year for business filings, and these numbers point to the great number of innovators and entrepreneurs who call Minnesota home and believe in doing business here,” says Secretary of State Mark Ritchie.
Minnesota’s new business filings reports are available to view online for 2014 and 1990–2013. Last year, the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State reported 58,260 new business filings, the third-highest annual total on record.