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NEWS RELEASE: New Business Filings Year-to-Date Continue Strong
Posted Date: 6/12/2013


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New Business Filings Year-to-Date Continue Strong

ST. PAUL, Minn. — June 12, 2013— May was another good month for new business creation in Minnesota, with 5,293 new entity filings reported by the Minnesota Secretary of State.

“With the addition of May’s results, we have 26,587 total new filings in 2013 — on track to report nearly 64,000 new businesses and associations in 2013,”says Secretary of State Mark Ritchie.

The monthly totals of new filings for the year to-date are 5,519 in January; 4,779 in February; 5,448 in March; 5,548 in April; and, 5,293 in May.

“At this pace, Minnesota could best its all-time record of 63,338 new business filings set in 2009,” notes Ritchie.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Mark Ritchie is Minnesota’s 21st secretary of state. A press photo for media is available online.

Minnesota’s new business filings reports are available online for 2013 and 1990–2012.