free One-on-one business advising

Entrepreneurship is a team effort and business advising is a critical part of the process. These meetings allow people to think out loud, voice their concerns, and create in a safe environment. The inspiration and motivation ultimately accelerates entrepreneurial development and business growth. Through this collaborative process, we become part of the client’s team and develop a level of trust that provides confidence to face market challenges. If you have a napkin sketch or an existing business, we’ll meet you where you’re at and help you navigate your entrepreneurial journey.

When you’re ready, click or call 701-223-0707 to schedule your free and confidential business advising appointment.

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North Dakota Woman-owned business certification

This certifies that a woman (or women) has majority ownership and control of a business entity (at least 51%). WOB Certification is not based on company size, number of employees, or profitability. Why get certified? Women business owners say that WOB Certification is important to them because it adds credibility to their company, as well as being part of their business development strategy.

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Business, technical & leadership Training

We empower women through various virtual and in-person business, technical and, leadership training opportunities. Some of our key programs include: the North Dakota Women’s Business Summit and Women’s Leadership Program, (Is CORE , SWSC & LLL considered training or events?)

If you’re looking for online training options, check out ed2go for a catalog of inexpensive business courses from finance to technology and everything in between. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, you gain valuable knowledge at your convenience. You have the flexibility to study at your own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. Courses can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.


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resource partners

Fostering an entrepreneurial ecosystem is a group effort. We are fortunate to work together and collaborate with several like-minded organizations to support our state’s entrepreneurs. Feel free to explore these options as well.

US Small Business Administration (SBA)

North Dakota’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)


Veteran’s Business Outreach Center of the Dakotas (VBOC)

North Dakota Procurement Technical Assistance Center (NDPTAC)

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