Our Purpose:To provide a physical and virtual repository of education, training, and real-time consulting/advisory services that our communities can access in aims at driving our local economy through the creation of new businesses and the strengthening of already existing businesses.
Globally, women reinvest about 90% of their incomes back into their homes and community, compared to about 35% among men. Roughly 60% of the world's work is done by women, yet women make only about 10% of the world's income.
In Nevada, those numbers are not as drastic, but there is a still a gap which needs to be bridged. At the Nevada Women's Business Center, we are dedicated to providing free business education, training and support to help you succeed in business.
The Nevada Grow Program is a 17-month pilot initiative that provides technical assistance and strategic research to small businesses ready to expand. Nevada Grow models the concept of Economic Gardening-connecting entrepreneurs to essential data, marketing and business intelligence resource to help company build capacity and produce jobs.
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.
Our business advising platform is a game-changing innovation. It’s common for entrepreneurs like you to seek advice from community organizations with limited capacity and industry expertise, or hire costly consultants and coaches. Pacific Community Ventures leverages technology and volunteerism to provide small business owners with high-quality mentoring, at no cost, in any way that you need. You can be matched with a pro bono advisor in your town, or the most qualified advisor to meet your needs anywhere in the country.
If you're just starting a business, SCORE mentors can provide the practical action plan, education and tools you need to open your doors and establish a customer base. Already own a business? Our volunteer mentors can help identify ways to increase profit, improve employee and customer satisfaction, and achieve work/ life balance.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Guam.
The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) Program is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling and mentoring, and referrals for eligible veterans owning or considering starting a small business. The SBA has 15 organizations participating in this cooperative agreement and serving as Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOC).
Summit Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) is focused on supporting the growth of entrepreneurs and ventures throughout the Northern Sierra Region including Reno Carson City, and the Lake Tahoe area.