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ND Small Business Development Centers

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May 2024

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Greetings, When the ND SBDC revised our mission, vision, and values, each team member felt strongly about a specific value: Culture. While most might read that and think, well, “culture” isn’t a value. As our conversations began to shape the idea behind it, we felt that was the most all-encompassing word to describe our intent: […]

April 2024

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Greetings from the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND APEX, and VBOC of the Dakotas)! This month, we are highlighting our wonderful ND SBDC State Advisory Board – a group of thirteen, each from one of our state’s eight planning regions, ensuring that North Dakota businesses and regions are accurately and fairly […]

March 2024

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Celebrating ND SBDC and SBDC Day on March 20th!   Happy National SBDC Day 2024! On March 20th, we join thousands of Small Business Development Centers and their staff across the nation in celebrating the vital support they provide to entrepreneurs in their journey to small business success. The inaugural SBDC Day took place in […]

February 2024

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‘Tis the season once again! Our 2023 Annual Report is now available, highlighting our growth and success throughout the year. Inside, you’ll find a letter from Tiffany Ford, ND SBDC State Director, along with impact figures both collectively and for each center. Explore inspiring success stories from every region and messages from our business advisors. […]

January 2024

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Happy New Year to you! We hope you welcomed in 2024 surrounded by family and friends! Given the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and trying to get back into the swing of things in these first few weeks of January, we are going to keep this month’s message simple. Here are a few […]

December 2023

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Holiday Greetings! The end of a year and the beginning of a new one encourage us to reflect and plan ahead all at the same time. This applies to many areas of our lives, and if you are a business owner or a manager, it likely also applies to your business! Over the past few […]

November 2023

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“During National Veterans and Military Families Month, we recognize that our military and veteran families answer our Nation’s call to duty, and we recommit to doing right by their service and sacrifice.” (National Veterans and Military Families Month, 2023 White House Proclamation) Our programs (ND SBDC, VBOC of the Dakotas, and ND APEX Accelerator) often […]

October 2023

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Welcome to Cybersecurity Month! While you might think of pumpkin spice, what your kids want to be for Halloween, or “sweater-weather” during the month of October, we like to focus on raising awareness with our clients of the one thing typically not on their radar, but it should be! Cyberattacks against small businesses have been […]

September 2023

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Welcome back! We took a break over the summer and hope you did too! We’re back to our regularly scheduled programming, and the students are back on campuses which is always exciting and brings a renewed energy to our very quiet halls (in case it slipped your mind, we’re hosted by UND, and the Lead […]

June 2023

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Welcome Summer! Today, this newsletter might find you sitting at your desk dreaming of summer vacation, or we might get your out-of-office auto-reply because you’re already there! We’re going to be taking a little vacay from the stakeholder’s newsletter too. Don’t worry, those of us in the Lead Center and your local ND SBDC staff are […]