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About Innovate ND

Innovate ND provides access to beneficial venture tools, online entrepreneur education and extensive resources. If you are a North Dakota-based entrepreneur or innovator working on a new concept, you may be eligible for the program.

An entry fee of $250 gains you access to $2,500 of resources through a certified North Dakota entrepreneurial center. Funds can be used to create your business plan, prototype development, coaching and consulting and marketing assistance. If your idea qualifies, you may gain access up to $21,500 total. For more information about Innovate ND Program phases and requirements, review the program details.

Through expert guidance from business coaches and extensive leadership courses, Innovate ND provides the entrepreneurial community of North Dakota the resources needed to help turn an innovative idea into a profitable business.

Funding is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. There is no guarantee your business or business idea will go through all phases.

Innovate ND is a program of the North Dakota Department of Commerce.