5 Minnesota Companies In The 2008 Inc. 500 | 106 Minnesota Companies In The 2008 Inc. 5000

The 2008 Inc. 5000 is out and this is the second year of their expanded coverage of privately held companies.

About 30% of the Minnesota companies are new and you can compare this year’s list to last years 10 Minnesota Companies In The 2007 Inc. 500 | 116 Minnesota Companies In The 2007 Inc. 5000

# is rank in the 5000 and link is to the Inc.com page on the company:

8 Minnesota Companies On 2008 Fortune Global 500 List

The 2008 Fortune Global 500 has 153 U.S. companies with 8 from Minnesota:

World Rank | U.S. Rank | Fortune link | Ticker Symbol and link to company web site

Going through the U.S. list it is good to see so many of the companies with a significant Minnesota presence including Wells Fargo and Honeywell (HQ’s used to be here) along with McKesson, Microsoft, Lockheed Martin, Johnson Controls, General Dynamics, Northwestern Mutual, Express Scripts, Oracle and others.

Minnesota Venture Capital | Private Equity | Investment Firms

The list below is a list of mostly Minnesota based venture capital firms and a few with offices in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Also included are a few of the more active private equity and other investment firms.