Committed to Supporting Dental Excellence -Dental Practice Loans

April 09, 2018

Banking that fits your profession. 
Whether building, growing or purchasing a dental practice, our team of lenders are right there to help you with dental practice loan options that will make you smile.…

From Employees, to Partners to Owners - How E & M Manufacturing remains a local leader both nationally and internationally.

April 05, 2018

With pinpoint precision, E & M Manufacturing, Inc. builds, creates and fabricates unique, complex and often one-of-a-kind parts, tooling and commercial grade hinges for businesses, engineers and companies across the nation and internationally.…

"Turning a customer concept into a reality" - Janet Johanson, Owner of BevSource

March 19, 2018

There’s no beverage challenge BevSource won’t tackle.
Whether it is an idea for a flavored beer, hard cider, recovery drink, or vitamin-spiked water, BevSource, a women owned business can help novice entrepreneurs,…

Are you interested in owning a business, but don’t know where to start? Part 2

March 16, 2018

In my last article, I provided an introduction as well as an explanation of Phase I of the process of owning a business. I highly recommend reviewing  before reading this content.…

Are you interested in owning a business, but don’t know where to start? Part 1

March 07, 2018

An Advisor’s Approach to Business Acquisition SBA 7a Lending
Far too often that First Time Purchasers, looking at owning a business walk into a large bank with no referral,…

Are you ready to talk SBA?

March 02, 2018

Small Business Owners and Prospective Small Business Owners
This post is a little bit of a read, but I think it will be worth it if you are in either of these two categories of people and you’re considering an SBA loan program.…

SBA Loan Lending in Minnesota Up Nearly 4%

February 27, 2018

Small Business Lending Increased Over Last Year (SBA.gov)
Minneapolis – SBA loan guarantees in Minnesota have grown by 3.9 percent in the fiscal year 2018. So far this year, nearly $208 million in SBA loans have been approved,…

MN Black Chamber of Commerce - Annual Meeting

February 16, 2018

Networking Event
This year’s Annual Meeting for MN Black Chamber of Commerce was held on  Wednesday, February 7, 2018—at the McNamara Center on the U of M Campus.…

Ham Lake Snowbowl

February 01, 2018

Ham Lake Snowbowl – Saturday, February 10, 2018
Mark Your Calendars -There’s a lot going on at the 2018 Ham Lake Snowbowl (Ham Lake Park – 10 am – 3 pm)
Activities Include:

Watch or participate in 1st -Snowbowl Fat Tire Race
Put in your best guess for the Sculpture Breakthrough date and time for a chance to win $500!…

Quick Tips for Today's Small Business

January 17, 2018

From marketing and sales to accessing your personal brand – check out these 50 Quick Tips to Energize Your Business in 2018 from Entrepreneur.com.
5 Strategies for Success in Small Business Market from InsuranceJournal.com
14  Startup tips from small business pros in 2017 Forbes.com.…

Supporting Dental Practices

January 15, 2018

Whether building, growing or purchasing a dental practice, our practice loans will make you smile.
Learn more about our Practice Loans at the 92nd Annual Minneapolis District Midwinter Dental Meeting on Jan.…

Is it a Smart Move to Add a Commercial Banker to your Team?

January 08, 2018

Business Advisor:
When you are growing your small business, a commercial banker can be a valuable asset to have. The good commercial banker in its truest sense acts as an business advisor/investor for your company.…

Twin Cities Top SBA Lenders

December 15, 2017

Top SBA Lenders List – Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
We made the list! –  12/15/17 –21st Century Bank was named on of the Top SBA Lender in in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.  …

CROSS Toy and Gift Collection

November 15, 2017

In December each year, 21st Century Bank gives families an opportunity to “shop” for toys and other new items collected and donated from the community and businesses for their children, hopefully lessening the stress during the holiday season with CROSS (Christians Reaching Out in Social Services (CROSS).…

21st Century Bank Receives Prestigious Top SBA Lender Award

October 02, 2017

(Minneapolis, MN) September 29, 2017 – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) of Minnesota has awarded 21st Century Bank a Minnesota Lenders Award for their personalized approach to helping local businesses succeed,…