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The Business Services Group connects the knowledge resources of the University of Nevada, Reno to the needs of our businesses, industries, and government – to grow and strengthen our communities. You will find a wealth of University programs that offer services and assistance here.

 

Las Vegas

Las Vegas NSBDC Offices

FULL SERVICE LOCATIONS

Business Success Center
Urban Chamber Business Development Center
1951 Stella Lake St.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone:
(702) 876-0003
Fax: (702) 876-0029
Website: www.businesssuccessnv.org
(map location)
UNLV Startup Center
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Student Union, First Floor, Ste. 123
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Web: www.UNLVStartup.org
Email: startup@unlv.edu
Phone: (702) 479-3890

SATELLITE OFFICES (by appointment only)

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE)
8050 Paradise Road, Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89123 1904
The InNEVation Center
6795 Edmond St., Ste. 330
Las Vegas, NV 89118
The Historic Fifth Street School
401 S. Fourth St., Ste. 108
Las Vegas, NV 89101
City of Henderson Economic Development Office
City Hall Annex
280 Water Street
Henderson, NV 89009 5050

Services include:

  • Professional business consulting – practical, relevant advice to help business owners and prospective business owners
  • Microloans for businesses
  • Entrepreneurial training (including NxLeveL) in how to start, manage and grow businesses
  • Assistance in getting government contracts
  • Programs that support Nevada’s changing demographics, particularly women and minorities
  • Economic and demographic analyses – Current and accurate small-area data (using GIS as a tool) to research our region, used to help businesses select locations, understand market trends and predict growth
  • Environmental and energy-efficiency assistance for Nevada businesses and governmental entities – free, confidential and nonregulatory
  • Student support and learning opportunities
  • Technology-development assistance with Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants, including researching and marketing new and innovative technologies
  • Nevada’s official population estimates and projections
  • Regional business and economic research for businesses, nonprofit agencies and governmental entities, to help make decisions about growth and development
  • Small business services focusing on veterans, Reservist and Guard members in their efforts to start or expand a veteran-owned small business initiative.
Las Vegas SBDC Directory
Marcel Fernando Schaerer, Director of Southern Operations marcelfschaerer@unr.edu
Kevin Raiford, Business Development Advisor kevin.raiford@csn.edu
Michael Bindrup, Business Development Advisor mbindrup@unr.edu
Kim Jones, Client Specialist kimberlyjones@unr.edu
Huston Pullen, Economic Development Specialist huston.pullen@unlv.edu
Roland Fornoff, Southern Nevada Sustainability Manager Fornoff@unr.edu
Dusty Moller, Wood Utilization Manager dmoller@unr.edu