A range of GOED offices and programs support new and small business development. Young businesses are the backbone of a thriving economy, creating diverse job growth. Nevada’s Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) offers microloans and Battle Born venture funding, the Emerging Small Business program provides certification, startups benefit from Innovation Based Economic Development efforts, and a new Office of Entrepreneurship looks to catalogue and advocate for the steady expansion of statewide entrepreneurial support, and business success.