Start Your Business

What does a good business partner look like?

It looks like boone county

First things first, way to bet on yourself! At BCDA, we firmly believe that the most fulfilling careers are found at the intersection of your passion and your talents.

If that takes you down the path of the entrepreneur, then we offer you our sincere applause for having the determination to put in some elbow grease and turn that passion of yours into a full-time job.

Keep reading to learn more about the first steps for starting a business in Boone County and how we can help.

Hear from Local Entrepreneurs in Boone County

BCDA is here to help you succeed

We’re confident your passion, drive, business savvy, and entrepreneurial spirit will take you far, but you’ve also got some seasoned vets in your corner at BCDA. Let us help!

We can lend you some insight to help you grow further. With our grants, GAP financing, programs, and insider knowledge, we can help you save time, money, and unnecessary work. Find out more about the resources at your disposal below!

A detailed guide to helping you start your business in boone county

Starting a business takes a lot of planning, research, and fearlessness. One of the hardest parts of the process is just taking the first steps. That is where we come in. BCDA is dedicated to assisting you along this journey from day one. Let us take the guesswork out of where you should begin by giving you a step-by-step process.


State of Nebraska Programs to Start Your Business

SBA Guide to Starting Your Business

BCDA Loan Program

NE Business Development Center Programs

Available Commercial Properties IN BOONE COUNTY

REAP Rural Entrepreneur Assistance Program

Energizing Entrepreneurs Program


Mark your calendars!

BCDA meets the second Tuesday of each month, and we welcome community members/businesses to get on the agenda to discuss projects and requests for assistance. 

Give us a call (402-395-3356) for more information.