Business Development Organizations

Business Development

Business Development Organizations

Many organizations in Nebraska specialize in promoting Nebraska business development. These organizations offer Nebraska entrepreneurs and small business owners resources as they launch or expand business operations.

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Business Blueprint Series - Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF)

Business Blueprint Series is a 5-week program designed to provide insight to both new and current entrepreneurs.

Eswari Kalugasalam

Phone: (402) 685-5500 Ext: 503

2112 N. 30th St. Suite 103
Omaha, NE 68111

Business Plan: Snap & Boost Program

The Snap and Boost Program is a 6-week program designed to provide insight to both new entrepreneurs as well as those who started businesses without fundamental business knowledge.

Snap & Boost Program Information

Phone: (402) 300-8170

5752 Ames Avenue
Omaha, NE 68104

Center for Rural Affairs

We are unapologetically rural. We stand up for the small family farmer and rancher, new business owner, and rural communities. For more than 45 years, we've been a leading force engaging people to build a better rural future. We live this work. Welcome to our rural revolution.

Center for Rural Affairs Information

Phone: (402) 687-2100

145 Main Street
PO Box 136
Lyons, NE 68038

Entrepreneur Journey - No More Empty Pots

The Entrepreneur Journey is a community-funded program to ensure that small business owners and aspiring business owners have access to the Ecosystem of Resources they need to reach their goals.

Entrepreneur Journey Information

Phone: (402) 502-1642

8501 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68112

FranNet of The Heartland

As franchise broker consultants, we provide Nebraskans education about the franchise world, assistance determining if franchise ownership is the right fit, and identify franchise businesses that offer the best opportunity for success.

Blake Martin

Phone: (402) 415-3651

12020 Shamrock Plaza
Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68154

GROW Nebraska Foundation

We are a nonprofit educational organization, providing marketing and training to individuals and small business owners across Nebraska.

Janell Anderson Ehrke

Phone: (308) 962-6767

421 West Talmadge Street
Kearney, NE 68845

Heartland Independent Business Association

Advancing a more entrepreneurial, competitive, and economically vibrant Nebraska through sound policy, advocacy, partnership, and business support.

Theresa Thibodeau

Phone: (402) 769-4422

9802 Nicholas St. Suite 105
Omaha, NE 68114

Heartland Regional Food Business Center

The Heartland Regional Food Business Center helps farm and food enterprises develop local and regional food businesses and markets. Partners provide assistance from startup through growth, and also support supply chain connections.

Mary Emery


University of Nebraska Extension
1650 N 35th Street, Lincoln, NE
Lincoln, NE 68583

La Fuente Business Center

La Fuente Business Center provides a variety of classes and business coaching for individuals who want to create a startup and achieve financial sustainability. Our classes give participants the tools, knowledge, and support they need to start a successful and sustainable business.

La Fuente Business Center Information

Phone: (402) 933-4466

2401 N Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Latino Small Business Program - Nebraska Extension - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Latino Small Business Program offers educational programs for entrepreneurs, business counseling, connections and networking.

Sandra Barrera

Phone: (308) 385-5088

3180 West Highway 34
Grand Island, NE 68801

Microbusiness and Asset Development Program - Catholic Charities of Omaha

Catholic Charities provides technical assistance, business training and seminars, networking opportunities, and financing through micro lending.

Leidy Bravo

Phone: (402) 554-0520

5211 South 31st Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Midlands African Chamber

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 858-2020

7930 Blondo Street
Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68134

Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC)

The Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) is a department of the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha with offices in Omaha, Lincoln, Wayne, Norfolk, Grand Island, Kearney, North Platte, McCook, Scottsbluff and Chadron. Our partners throughout the State include the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Wayne State College and Chadron State College.

NBDC Information

Phone: (402) 554-6263

University of Nebraska Omaha
6708 Pine Street, College of Business Administration, Mammel Hall 200
Omaha, NE 68182

Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF) - Kearney

Nebraska Enterprise Fund provides training and mentoring, direct micro-lending, and loan guarantees.

NEF Information

Phone: (402) 685-5500

Nest:Space - Premier Coworking
2224 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847

Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF) - Norfolk

Nebraska Enterprise Fund provides training and mentoring, direct micro-lending, and loan guarantees.

NEF Information

Phone: (402) 990-0151

609 West Norfolk Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF) - Oakland

Nebraska Enterprise Fund provides training and mentoring, direct micro-lending, and loan guarantees.

NEF Information

Phone: (402) 685-5500

330 North Oakland Avenue
Oakland, NE 68045

Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF) - Omaha

Nebraska Enterprise Fund provides training and mentoring, direct micro-lending, and loan guarantees.

NEF Information

Phone: (402) 685-5500

2112 N. 30th St., Ste. 103
Omaha, NE 68111

Nebraska Innovation Labs

The Nebraska Innovation Labs helps founders (Including non-technical founders) turn their ideas into a real, market-ready, MVP (Minimum Viable Product) at a low cost.

Dillon De Rozairo

Phone: (402) 206-8820

10842 Old Mill Rd
Omaha, NE 68154


NMotion powered by gener8tor is a mentor-driven, cohort-based startup accelerator founded in Nebraska.

Managing Director


151 North 8th Street
Suite 518
Lincoln, NE 68508

No More Empty Pots

No More Empty Pots is a grassroots nonprofit that engages community in local foods systems initiatives.

No More Empty Pots Information

Phone: (402) 502-1642

8511 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68112

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands

We don't coast - we build nonprofit capacity

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands Information

Phone: (402) 557-5800

1111 North 13th St, Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102

REACH - Greater Omaha Chamber

REACH is a capacity building program for entrepreneurs in the construction industry that provides technical assistance, mentoring and access to capital.

Frank Allen

Phone: (402) 978-7908

808 Conagra Drive 400
Omaha, NE 68102

RISE Academy Business Program

RISE is a non-profit prison re-entry program currently serving 7 prisons in Nebraska. We prepare and train people reentering through intensive character development, employment readiness, job creation through entrepreneurship and case management.

TJ Dickson

Phone: (402) 999-8063

3555 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68131

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) District Office - Omaha

The Nebraska District Office connects entrepreneurs across the Cornhusker State with capital, counseling and contracting services, supporting a vast network of highly successful small business ventures, ranging from home-grown, self-employment operations to larger businesses of up to 500 employees.

Jo Eckert

Phone: (402) 221-4691

10675 Bedford Avenue
Omaha, NE 68134

United Hispanic Contractors Association

The United Hispanic Contractors is dedicated to promoting long-term success and economic growth of its member’s careers and businesses. We are committed to providing educational and business development resources to our Hispanic contractors.

Armando Salgado

Phone: (531) 333-4646

4104 S 42nd Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Vrly Foundation

The VRLY Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, running alongside VRLY Multimedia bring coworking, multimedia services and community economic impact all to one location in Columbus Nebraska.

Katy McNeil

Phone: (402) 276-1835

4471 41st Avenue
Ste. 202
Columbus, NE 68601

Wakefield Progressive

Helping businesses grow and prosper in Wakefield, Nebraska!

Megan Weaver

Phone: (402) 287-8022

407 East 7th Street
P.O. Box 178
Wakefield, NE 68784

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