ND Small Business Development Centers

ND Small Business Development Centers

Helping North Dakotans Start, Manage, and Grow Their Business.

August 2022

Categories: Stakeholders

Greetings from the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND PTAC, and VBOC of the Dakotas!) As we enter the month of August, it can be shocking to realize that 2022 is more than halfway over! August is a time for individuals and businesses alike to reflect on the year thus far and […]

July 2022

Categories: Stakeholders

Greetings from the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND PTAC, and VBOC of the Dakotas!) Who do you picture when you hear the words “business owner”? Statistically speaking, the most accurate picture of a business owner in the United States is an individual 55 years of age or older. According to the […]

June 2022

Categories: Stakeholders

North Dakota’s vast amount of rural land is perhaps one of the state’s defining features. When driving across the state, the most common views are miles of farmland and oilfields. But despite the sparse looking land scattered throughout the state, there are many small and vibrant rural communities. The citizens in these communities depend on […]

May 2022

Categories: Stakeholders

Greetings, Each May the ND SBDC holds a Stakeholder Summit to bring together partners from across the state to discuss small business in North Dakota. We look forward to these meetings each year as they provide our network with the opportunity to connect and share insights, give and receive advice, and identify potential areas for […]

April 2022

Categories: Staff, Stakeholders

Greetings, In 2021 the ND SBDC announced the development of a brand-new new position titled the Specialty Service Director to enhance our outreach to and business advising capabilities for underserved populations. Tyler Demars, who was introduced in our November update, was hired to fill the position and bolster business resources for underserved populations in North […]

March 2022

Categories: Stakeholders

Greetings, Each year, Small Business Development Centers across the nation determine a handful of priority services to provide to their small business clients. As our world continues to shift to a more digital and global marketplace, a related and lesser known topic for many small businesses is how they identify and protect their intellectual property […]

February 2022

Categories: Annual Report, Stakeholders

  ND SBDC 2021 Annual Report This February, we wanted to share our newly released 2021 Annual Report with our stakeholders. Inside you’ll find a letter from ND SBDC State Director Tiffany Ford, impact numbers for each center, messages from our business advisors, and client testimonials from across the state. As always, thank you for […]

January 2022

Categories: Stakeholders

Looking Forward in 2022 Greetings and Happy New Year from the ND SBDC! Over the past year, the ND SBDC was honored to assist more North Dakotans than ever before in reaching their business goals. As the state, nation, and world continue to navigate a global pandemic, North Dakota’s small business owners have proven their […]

December 2021

Categories: Stakeholders

From all of us at the ND SBDC, we hope you have a warm and cheery holiday season. Thank you to all our stakeholders and partners for a successful and exciting 2021; we look forward to working with you in 2022! We wish you a very Happy Holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous New […]

November 2021

Categories: Stakeholders

Greetings, There’s something new happening within our network thanks to an exciting partnership with North Dakota’s Department of Commerce. In June, our update highlighted the then-new Commerce Commissioner James Leiman and his role along with his dedication to working together with the ND SBDC to better the state of business in North Dakota. From those […]