Bring your ideas to life! Leaders from the city, business community, and South Dakota State University have collaborated to provide an array of resources that foster innovation and opportunity from business incubators and leasable wet lab space to technology commercialization.
Entrepreneurs are welcome! The Brookings area boasts a wealth of resources to help researchers, inventors and start-up companies build a successful business or expand an existing one, including business planning, development and commercialization services. Check out the Brookings Area MAKERSPACE, a 2,475 SF workshop and creative space for entrepreneurs, hobbyists, engineers and creators.
From angel funds and venture capital to loans and incentives, the state of South Dakota and the Brookings area offer funding assistance programs tailored specifically to your business's unique and diverse needs.
Our long list of partners work together to promote the region and provide the tools you need to expand or relocate here.