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Thinking of Start a Biotech-related Business?

MAKE PLANS TO JOIN US AT THE SOUTH DAKOTA BIOTECH SUMMIT - BREAKTHROUGHS 2022!   Are you thinking of starting a biotech-related business? In the middle of trying to do commercial research? Or an industry professional looking to stay connected? Mark your calendar...

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2022 Giant Vision Winners Announced

PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA, April 14, 2022 — As host of the Governor’s Giant Vision Business and Student Business Competitions, South Dakota Chamber of Commerce & Industry event Chair Brad Wheeler, President of Wheeler Manufacturing, announced the winners of the 2022...

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2022 Governor’s Giant Vision Competition Qualifiers

PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA, March 17, 2022. - As host of the Governor’s Giant Vision Business and Student Business Competitions, South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board Chair Brian Sandvig, Valley Queen Cheese Factory, Milbank, recently announced the qualifying...

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New Fund Benefits Regional Technology Startups

Startup Sioux Falls recently announced that a venture capital fund formed by well-known names in the entrepreneurship community has launched with more than $17 million available to regional technology startups. Homegrown Capital was formed by MarketBeat founder and...

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Small Business Innovation Research Grants Available

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers competitively awarded grants to qualified small businesses to support high quality research related to important scientific problems and opportunities in...

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The deadline to apply for the 2022 Business Competition is Friday, February 25. The deadline for the Student Competition is Friday, March 4, 2022.

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Unsure About Applying – Help is Available

Interested in the Giant Vision Competition but not sure how to begin? There are business assistance agencies throughout the State that can help! Visit the Resources page for a listing:  ...

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Entrepreneurs Take Advantage of FAST Launch

Many South Dakota entrepreneurs have taken advantage of unique training opportunities offered through the SBA FAST Launch project this year. The following link demonstrates the activities and participation for each. SBA FAST Launch Project Outreach Activities   A...

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Entrepreneurs Win with Community Navigator Pilot Program

Startup Sioux Falls now one of 51 grantees of federal program giving a boost to underserved entrepreneurs Entrepreneurs in South Dakota just scored a huge win from the federal government.  Startup Sioux Falls, a hub that offers guidance and resources to South Dakota’s...

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FAST Launch Business Boot Camp Reminders

If you participated in the first Business Boot Camp session, take the next step and sign up for the customer validation process. The second and final online Business Boot Camp is Saturday, December 4. Registration...

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