ND Small Business Development Centers

ND Small Business Development Centers

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

June 2022

Categories: Uncategorized

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 […]

September 2021

Categories: Stakeholders

Are you reading this? It’s been a year since we began these monthly updates and we want your feedback to ensure we are reaching the right people and that the updates contain the content you, our stakeholders, want to see. Please fill out this short survey, your feedback is greatly appreciated.   If you don’t […]

August 2021

Categories: Stakeholders

Greetings, August marked the first time our whole network, which is spread across North Dakota, was able to gather in person in over FIVE HUNDRED days. Business advisors and staff from our eight ND SBDC service centers, our two PTAC centers, and our VBOC of the Dakotas program all traveled to Watford City for two […]