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The Nevada SBDC's professional counseling services are available free of charge to small business owners and prospective small business owners. Nevada SBDC clients are counseled by professionals who utilize their educational and business experience to provide practical, relevant advice.

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The Nevada Small Business Development Center is a statewide business assistance outreach program of the University of Nevada, Reno, College of Business. We provide a wide variety of technical assistance to support Nevada Business.

The purpose of the Nevada Small Business Development Center is to guide and assist entrepreneurs in starting and growing their businesses in today's dynamic market.

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2740 S. Virginia, Reno, NV
Maurice Afraimi

Maurice Afraimi, owner of Naan and Kabab, etc, came to Reno to do something he’d done a few times before – open a successful restaurant. This time, however, his cuisine would be something much closer to his heart and heritage: Mediterranean. ...    Read More

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