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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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VETERANS: Boots to Business REBOOT

BOOTS TO BUSINESS: REBOOT is a free entrepreneurial education program offered to Veterans by the U.S.

Las Vegas



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




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Hawthorne NxLeveL Discussion Group
Hawthorne, Nevada

What happens when classmates just don’t want school to end? Hawthorne NxLeveL instructor Clint Koble found out, the good way.

“This is a class that has refused to die,” said Clint, laughing.

Not only has the class declined death, it has decided to expand its role and give back to the Hawthorne local business community by using the skills learned in NxLeveL. ...    Read More

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