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August 2021

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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 […]

July 2021

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Greetings,  This years’ Independence Day celebrations have made it apparent that North Dakota is returning to pre-coronavirus activities, something we all thought about longingly last summer and during the cold winter months. However, not everything has returned to “normal” – some aspects of the world have changed for the better. Take the shift to online shopping and the state’s exciting new e-commerce platform, Shop North Dakota […]

June 2021

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Greetings, We hope that you have been well and enjoying the hot summer weather that has come to North Dakota! Near the end of May, the ND SBDC Network held our Fifth Annual Primary Stakeholders Summit via Zoom. Beyond our staff and lead center, many other groups were present and represented, including the Small Business […]

May 2021

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Greetings from the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND PTAC, and VBOC of the Dakotas)! As we near the end of May, our network is joining the rest of the nation in recognizing and celebrating National Military Appreciation Month, honoring active and former members of the United States Armed Forces. On the […]

March 2020

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Greetings from the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND PTAC, and VBOC of the Dakotas)! 2021 is an exciting year for the ND SBDC Network – we’re turning 35! The program’s inception was in 1986 at the University of North Dakota where our Lead Center has remained and still operates from today. […]

February 2021

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Greetings from the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND PTAC, and VBOC of the Dakotas)! 2020 challenged small businesses unlike any year we have seen before. Lockdowns, unstable supply chains, family and personal sickness, surging COVID-19 community spread, fewer customers shopping local or in stores, and many other things all contributed to […]

January 2020

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In these challenging times, the ND SBDC as part of America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), plays a critical role in assuring the health of small businesses: helping them access capital needed for growth, navigating the uncertainty of the market, providing advice on compliance with government regulations, and being first responders when natural disaster requires […]

December 2020

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Season’s Greetings from the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND PTAC, and VBOC of the Dakotas)! As we look back on 2020 we have to acknowledge that it has been an extraordinary, and at times, difficult year for many of our partners and clients, but we hope you are finding joy this […]

November 2020

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Greetings, Happy November from the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND PTAC, and VBOC of the Dakotas)! As always, we hope that you and your family are staying safe and healthy. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we’d like to once again express how thankful we are here at the ND SBDC […]

October 2020

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Greetings and Happy October! From all of us at the North Dakota Small Business Development Network (ND SBDC, ND PTAC, and VBOC of the Dakotas), we hope that you have been safe and healthy since our last communication and that you were able to enjoy the beautiful fall weather before winter came knocking! Over the […]