Minnesota Business Filings 10 Jan 13

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced this week that 2012 saw the second highest number of new business filings in the state’s history. Ritchie says that a total of 60,827 new businesses were filed in 2012 in Minnesota. That’s an 18% increase over the previous year. Ritchie says that the near-record number reflects the state’s great business climate, and expects that new filings will remain strong this year as well as Minnesota’s economy continues to improve in 2013.