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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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Small Business Startup Steps

Small Business Startup Steps is a newly developed, twice-monthly event brought to you by the Nevada

Las Vegas



Start Up Basics, by SCORE – 9/8/15

Target Audience: Individuals who want to start a business but don’t know how to get started.




How to Become a Well Run Business

Learn the small number of business factors critical to your future success. Three- 1/1/2 hour sessions




Highlighted Clients

2 Crazy Gardeners

Will Johnson and his mother, Nancy Johnson, started 2 Crazy Gardeners ten years ago. Nancy retired from her teaching job and Will was looking for a job while attending college.
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