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Innovate ND offers important educational assistance for entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial community as a whole, to help people with innovative ideas build a business from the idea up.

Innovate ND accepts current and former North Dakotans, as well as entrepreneurs, who want to turn their great ideas into a business venture in our state. The future of North Dakota depends on the passion of our entrepreneurs to create ideas that can become profitable and produce value in the marketplace.

How Do I Get Started


Innovate ND is new and improved in 2014 and now offers entrepreneurs resources when they need them. If you are an entrepreneur or innovator working on a new concept, or if you are already venturing but making less than $1 million in revenue per year, you are eligible for the program.

For those enrolled, Innovate ND provides access to great venture tools, online entrepreneur education and resources. In order to access the Innovate ND Program, participants must work with a certified North Dakota entrepreneurial center.

An entry fee of $250 gains you access to $2,500 of resources through an entrepreneurial center in North Dakota. If your idea qualifies, you may also be able to go on to access up to $15,000 more for an investment of only $1,500. For more information about Innovate ND Program Phases and requirements visit: Program Details



For more information contact Jared Stober, Innovate ND Program Manager or call 701.328.5300.

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