A list of Minnesotan companies. Many well known Minnesota companies have been included. While this list isn't definitive, these are most of the top businesses in the state of Minnesota. As a country, the United States has encouraged entrepreneurship throughout much of its history. The state of Minnesota is no exception to this rule, and new businesses are started in Minnesota daily, ranging from corporations to LLCs to partnerships to sole proprietorships. This list, however, is mostly focused on the largest corporations in the state of Minnesota.