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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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Start Up Basics, by SCORE – 12/02/14

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




Ten Pillars for Achieving Small Business Success

As a member of Constant Contact’s founding team, Alec Stern learned invaluable lessons as he helped the company through




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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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Highlighted Clients

Aspen Electric, LLC.
Reno, NV
Shawn O'Meara

In 2005, Shawn O’Meara went into business for himself. He’d been in the electrical business for fifteen years, and he was ready to run his own business. As he puts it, “It was just myself and a truck and a handful of tools.”

In less than two years Shawn, and his company Aspen Electric LLC, had become the most experienced solar installers in Northern Nevada, having more installed kilowatts than even the big competitors in town. ...    Read More

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