Business Assistance - Nebraska Business Development Center - South Central - Grand Island

Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) helps strengthen Nebraska businesses for a healthy economy and prosperous communities. Certified consultants provide confidential, impartial business planning services for established and start-up businesses. NBDC will help a business develop a business plan as well as detailed financial projections covering three years of operations, information that is essential for successful financing applications. NBDC can also provide Exit & Succession Planning, as well as low-cost, high quality business valuation reports for small businesses with values from $100,000 to $10,000,000.

About

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 helps strengthen Nebraska businesses for a healthy economy and prosperous communities. Certified consultants provide confidential, impartial business planning services for established and start-up businesses.


NBDC will help a business develop a business plan as well as detailed financial projections covering three years of operations, information that is essential for successful financing applications. 

NBDC can also provide Exit & Succession Planning, as well as low-cost, high quality business valuation reports for small businesses with values from $100,000 to $10,000,000.

Services

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business
  • Valuation

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Tax Credits
  • Technology Grants

Import and Export Assistance

  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Locating Foreign Distributors
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Marketing/Sales

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Operations and Logistics

  • Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers

Regulatory Compliance

  • International Regulatory Compliance

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling

Training

  • International Trade Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Trade Education and Training
Primary ContactSara Bennett
AddressGrand Island Chamber of Commerce
309 West 2nd Street
Grand Island, NE 68801
Phone(308) 865-8931