Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs

Our business-friendly tax climate, incentives, crossroads location, strong telecommunications network, and shovel-ready sites make Sioux Falls a better place to start a business. Our well-educated and growing workforce is ready to help you get to work on building your dream. A variety of resources are available to provide business and financial assistance to entrepreneurs.


Contact us for information on programs that may be able to help you.


Sioux Falls has a variety of resources are available to provide business and financial assistance to entrepreneurs.
Organization Services Website
Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship Business incubator; assistance to launch, grow,
and expand
www.realzeal.com/
Enterprise Institute Business development and commercialization
services for researchers, inventors, and
start-ups; consulting; angel investing
www.sdei.org
South Eastern Development Foundation Gap financing www.secog.org
Dakota BUSINESS Finance SBA 504 program to finance land, buildings, and
long-term equipment
www.dakotabusinessfinance.com
Small Business Development Center Small Business Assistance,Business
Plan Development,Financial Projections
www.sdbusinesshelp.com
Governor´s Office of Economic Development (GOED) SBA 504 Loan Program, Proof of Concept Fund www.sdreadytowork.com


In addition, the Governor´s Office of Economic Development, with the assistance of several other agencies, offers the Business Start-Up Packet, In the packet you will find pertinent information on how to start and maintain a successful business from the ground up.

Education: The Sioux Falls Advantage

Education is better in Sioux Falls. There are a variety of public and private educational opportunities available in the region, from pre-K through medical and doctoral degrees. Our residents know that educational attainment is important to a bright and productive future, and the number of high school and college graduates in the region reflects that priority.

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