Whether you are an entrepreneur dreaming of starting your own business or an established business owner looking to relocate or expand, Brookings offers a robust menu of services and infrastructure designed to help your ideas flourish and your business grow.
Take advantage of entrepreneurial services from peer groups to venture capital resources that provide financial opportunities and a nurturing environment to help your business prosper.
The Enterprise Institute provides customized assistance to inventors, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors throughout South Dakota and the region, helping them find the path to commercialize innovation.
The Brookings Area Entrepreneur Network meets every month and offers like-minded innovative thinkers the opportunity to share aspirations and challenges, learn from successful entrepreneurs in the area, and find resources to help fulfill your goals and start, or enhance, your existing business.
Brookings has a strong history of entrepreneurial success. The Brookings Area Entrepreneur Network strives to provide a forum for entrepreneurs to cultivate their business ideas and expand the culture of enterprise in Brookings. There is no cost to being a part of the network. The Network is sponsored by Brookings Economic Development Corporation - for more information, contact BEDC.
Governor’s Office of Economic Development
South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) provides
information to companies and individuals looking to start a business,
buy a business, or relocate a business in South Dakota.
Small Business Development Center
South Dakota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) helps new
entrepreneurs realize their dream of business ownership and assists
existing businesses in their efforts to remain competitive.