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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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Nevada SBDC Annual Report 2015

click to download The Nevada SBDC, celebrating its 30-year anniversary in 2015, is your first call to grow your... Read More

Nevada Grow Pilot Project

Nevada Grow Pilot Project The Nevada Grow Pilot Project was created in 2015 by the Nevada legislature as an... Read More

UNR Business: 5 steps to developing your brand

  Creating a brand for a business is becoming ever more important as social media and a digital presence is... Read More





NxLeveL for Micro Entrepreneurs – Las Vegas

NxLeveL has been taught exclusively through the Nevada SBDC’s Training Program since 2000. Over 5,000 Nevada

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VETERANS DISCOUNT NxLeveL for Micro Entrepreneurs – Las Vegas

NEVADA VETERANS – Your tuition for this course is $95 and will be fully refunded to all

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Small Business Startup Steps

Small Business Startup Steps is a public workshop brought to you by the Nevada Small Business

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Steve’s Homemade Ice Cream
Fernley, Nevada
Steve Cordes

Steve Cordes, the owner of Steve’s Homemade Ice Cream, brings a piece of the Big Apple to Fernley. Originally from New York City, Steve grew up working weekends at a famous little Staten Island soda shop that dates back to 1933. There he learned how to make homemade ice cream and that he liked the ice cream business. After working for a time as a police officer, Steve went back to manage the soda shop for 12 years before deciding to go out on his own in the dry desert of Nevada....    Read More

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