Client Success Stories


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Showcasing Client Successes

The CED works with hundreds of clients each year to help them start, manage, and grow their businesses. These client stories represent a small sample of the various types of businesses who have sought CED services and report successful outcomes. 

Want your business featured? Contact us to share your CED story, or to begin your CED journey.

Belly Bulb Adventures

Belly bulb adventure books on a table


Dunbar Creek Bait Co. 

Family standing in front of two trucks


Gunflint Lodge

a picture of a lodge with flowers and trees around it


Sheet Metal Solutions

Family holding a "Sheet Metal Solutions" sign


Vain Salon

4 women posing for the picture

SBA and SBDC Logos

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and regional support partners. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the program sponsors. Programs are open to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact UMD CED at 218-726-7298.