Beacom School of Business Small Business Development Center

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Resource Affiliates

Manufacturing & Technology Solutions (MTS)
  • We assist South Dakota's manufacturers. 
  • Strategic planning, lean enterprise, process improvement, plant layout, training, new product development, and more.
Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
  • We provide technical expertise to South Dakota's businesses interested in bidding on and receiving federal, state and local government contracts.
  • Free government contracting assistance.
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
  • We help qualified small businesses propose innovative ideas that meet research and development needs of the federal government with the potential for commercialization.
SD Enterprise Institute
South Dakota Enterprise Institute (EI)
  • We provide business development and commercialization services to researchers, inventors and start-up companies in the region.
  • We offer specialized fee-based services to entrepreneurs seeking equity financing and to researchers and inventors that need preliminary commercialization assistance.
SE Entrepreneurial Resource Program
SE Entrepreneurial Resource Program
  • A start-up business incubator program
  • Collaborative network of Beacom School of Business and community experts to assist early-stage entrepreneurial companies and to support community economic growth.