ND Small Business Development Centers
ND Small Business Development Centers

Powering the creation, growth, and success of small business in North Dakota.

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February 2023

Categories: Annual Report, Stakeholders

It is that time of year! We are excited to share with you our “hot off the press” 2022 Annual Report! We have stayed true to the format from last year, including a letter from State Director Tiffany Ford, impacts and demographics information for the network as a whole, as well as for each center, short […]

January 2023

Categories: Stakeholders

Happy New Year, and welcome back (if you had a chance to get away for the holidays)! In 2022, we enjoyed sharing with you some of our network’s specialized and niche areas of expertise. To kick off this new year, we would like to refresh your memory on some of the core competencies and standard […]

December 2022

Categories: Stakeholders

  The weeks between Thanksgiving and the festivities of the holiday season usually see a (slightly *wink*) slower pace in many of our offices. During this time, we can reflect on how grateful we are to have fantastic clients that trust us with their ideas, and for the support of our many partners. To date, […]

November 2022

Categories: Stakeholders

Shoppers, business owners, and civic leaders need to come together to support small businesses and the communities they help to thrive. We encourage you to “Shop Small” on Small Business Saturday, November 26, to Support North Dakota’s Locally-Owned Small Businesses! A special day is coming later this month – Saturday, November 26th is Small Business […]

October 2022

Categories: Stakeholders

Greetings from the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND PTAC, and VBOC of the Dakotas!) With National Veterans Small Business Week only a few short weeks away (October 31-November 4), the North Dakota Small Business Development Network would like to take this time to highlight our commitment to veteran small business entrepreneurs. […]

September 2022

Categories: Stakeholders

Greetings from the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND PTAC, and VBOC of the Dakotas!) Did you know that in North Dakota, women made up 45.3% of workers and owned 42.9% of businesses in 2021? (According to the U.S. SBA Office of Advocacy) The ND SBDC continues to see an increase in […]

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 […]