Business Resources

Nevada Grow aims to help businesses in key strategic research areas, including: Initial diagnostics of business strategy; analysis of potential barriers/issues in your business model; customized data specific to the needs of the business; specific teaching/instruction on how to use the data; identifying new markets, industry trends and competitive intelligence. This program also gives entrepreneurs access to Business Peer learning Groups, where activities include roundtables with a diverse array of companies, group discussions and mentoring. Nevada Grow models the concept of Economic Gardening - connecting entrepreneurs to essential data, marketing, and business intelligence resources - to help companies build capacity and produce jobs. Under Assemblywoman Dina Neal's leadership, Nevada Grow was officially enacted into law during the 2017 legislative session.

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Additional Resources

Nevada Secretary of State

The Office of the Secretary of State is organized into eight divisions: Commercial Recordings, Document Preparation Services Program/Domestic Partnerships/Registry for Advanced Directives for Healthcare (Living Will Lockbox), Elections, Executive Administration, Nevada Business Portal, Notary, Operations and Securities.

 

Will it Fly?

Avoid the cost of failure. With expert prep modules designed to speed up knowledge transfer and support users at their time of need,Willitfly.com provides a quick way to find out if you are ready to perform according to best practices for important business tasks.

 

UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research

Housed at the University of Nevada - Las Vegas, this site provides research and analysis services to clients in both business and government while analyzing the economic and demographic impact of events and policy initiatives on Nevada and its local economies.

 

State of Nevada Law Library

Provides online access to Nevada's Revised Statutes, Administrative Code, and the Nevada Register

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development

Loan and grant programs for rural businesses.

 

Nevada State Industrial Development Revenue Bond Program

The Industrial Development Revenue Bond (IDRB) program is a vital component of Nevada's economic development and diversification efforts.  IDRB's are a special tax-exempt form of financing made available by the State of Nevada to finance qualified projects at interest rates substantially below comparable commercial rates.  Bonds offer flexible terms at variable and fixed interest rates. All borrowers must be credit worthy and present financially feasible business plans.

 

Rural Nevada Development Corporation

Headquartered in Ely, Nevada, RNDC is 501(c)3 non-profit development corporation that provides business loans for start-up and expanding business in the fifteen counties of Rural Nevada as well as the rural portions of Clark and Washoe Counties and the twenty-seven Indian Tribes of Nevada.

 

Bureau of the Census

Contains all types of statistical information.

Nevada Investors Associates

By helping others with this thing called a "patent", they share and learn, with your ideas and their ideas, they offer privacy, testimony and witness, trust, confidentiality (don't trust anyone), respect, experience, successes and failures, and in turn the result the NIA helps this world one inventor at a time.... At times they can consider themselves a small think tank and group of pioneers, performers, doers, testers, bit twiddlers, thinkers, engineers, socializers, reporters, farmers, business owners, leaders, and denizens, etc.

 

Nevada State Data Center

A cooperative effort of the U.S. Census Bureau and the states to improve public access to census statistics and information. The objectives of the program are twofold: to provide access to and extend the use of Census Bureau statistical resources, and to provide training and technical assistance in accessing and using the data.

 

Nevada State Demographer's Office

Produces the official estimates of persons living in cities,counties, and townships in the state, and forecasts county, city and township populations.

 

Nevada State Development Corporation

The SBA 504 Loan Program provides an opportunity for business owners to purchase commercial real estate and long-term equipment at reasonable rates and terms.

 

Nevada Commission on Economic Development

The NCED's mission is to promote a robust, diversified and prosperous economy, enriching the quality of life for Nevada citizens by stimulating business expansion and retention, encouraging entrepreneurial enterprise, attracting new businesses and facilitating community development to enable economic growth and prosperity.

 

IRS Business Tax Center

Offers a broad range of resources across federal and state agencies, as well as industry/profession specific information for self-employed entrepreneurs, employers and businesses.

 

The Biz Info Library

The Biz Info Library contains a well organized yet vast collection of brief business articles on topics including Researching, Financing, Starting a Business, Marketing, and Managing Employees in a Business. Biz Info Library is a service from the entrepreneurial experts at the Ewing Marion KauffmanFoundation, the Edward Lowe Foundation, and the James J. Hill Reference Library. Registration is free, quick, and easy.