Innovate ND begins new program offering


The North Dakota Department of Commerce has announced new program offerings under the Innovate ND program. 

Program participants can now receive up to $40,000 in funding by completing the four business development phases. Administered throughout the state by business coaches at entrepreneur centers, Innovate ND offers aspiring or current entrepreneurs the resources necessary to transform innovative ideas into profitable businesses.  

“We are excited to announce the revised Innovate ND program with the addition of a fourth phase,” said Carla Valentine, program manager at the North Dakota Department of Commerce. “Innovate ND offers several resources to expand the entrepreneurial ecosystem in North Dakota. The program is easily accessible for participants across the state, with coaches available at four entrepreneur centers.” 

Individuals interested in joining the program are encouraged to enroll at