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Follow your passions. Start the business you've dreamed of or bring your already established business to North Dakota.

Whether you are looking to move your current business to North Dakota, buy an existing business, or start your own, North Dakota’s booming economic landscape and business-friendly tax environment is an ideal place for an entrepreneur to set up shop.

SBA Business Resource Guide
This guide provides practical knowledge on various aspects of starting and operating a business in North Dakota, including a business start-up checklist.

Relocating or Expanding Your Business
The North Dakota Department of Commerce's Economic Development & Finance Division provides business development assistance, including financing and grant programs for primary sector businesses.

Secretary of State's Office - Register a Business in North Dakota
Provides information on planning and registering your business in North Dakota.

Innovate North Dakota
This statewide economic development initiative is open to entrepreneurs who want to launch a business or expand their existing business in North Dakota.

North Dakota Small Business Development Center
The premier source for small business assistance by helping individuals start, manage and grow their businesses. 

Research North Dakota
Connects North Dakota's educational institutions to private business for research to create higher paying jobs and new business opportunities for North Dakotans.

Operation Intern
Provides financial incentives for employers to develop internships within their business for certain industries. Connects students and young professionals to employers with internship or work experience opportunities.

Job Service North Dakota
Looking for qualified employees? Job Service North Dakota keeps an updated database of job seekers, with over 10,000 resumes on file. Search the database for job candidates by town, occupation, education level, and even salary range.

New Business Registration Forms
Online resource manual to get started doing business in North Dakota. This book has all the needed forms, a summary on filing instructions, and agency contact information.

Offers employers a streamlined approach to broadcast their career opportunities to North Dakota university students. Employers can also submit requests for resumes using TeamND.


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