Free Confidential Counseling

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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Where’s the Contract? Doing Business with Nevada State Purchasing and Public Works Divisions

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Highlighted Clients

BeAbundant & J.B. Mapes & Co.
Reno, NV
Beatrice Hamilton

Beatrice “Bea” Hamilton is the owner of two businesses downtown: BeAbundant, an upscale home furnishings store, and J.B. Mapes & Co., a combination bistro and boutique. Both businesses are in homage to a Reno of the past, showcasing stylish atmospheres and unique items to create memorable shopping and dining experiences. ...    Read More

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