NDC Entrepreneur in the Star Trib

Now in the Pacesetter program, Manny Gonzalez of Manny's Tortas in Minneapolis said MEDA helped him use Facebook and Twitter to build his gourmet Mexican sandwich brand and connect with customers. Working with MEDA also gives him perspective on other business issues.

"I learn a lot and can see where I would like to take my business," Gonzalez said. "Sometimes you're too busy working inside the business. What they're trying to do is pull you out so you work on your business and not just in your business. They're helping me see the big picture and at the same time working on the small details of the business." Read more...