South Dakota Technology Business Center

We are dedicated to providing a supportive environment for new and early-stage businesses, helping them to create and develop innovative technologies that will shape the future of South Dakota.

Rich Naser - Director

SD Technology Business Center

The Technology Business Center is where DocuTAP was able to establish the necessary foundation for building a business. The staff was instrumental in providing more than just a building and services. They were able to provide DocuTAP with relationships and networking opportunities that enabled our company to be as successful as it is today.

Eric McDonald-CEO, Founder


The SDTBC has been instrumental to DataSync through many transitions. SDTBC staff have provided us valuable services, resources, and infrastructure that have helped us grow and innovate.

Mike Vetter - CEO, Founder


The affordability of space at SDTBC along with the services that come with locating here have been a large factor in the success of Chenega Logistics in its first 3+ years of business.

Joe Collette - Former Director of Compliance

Chenega Logistics, LLC

“Rich is a shining example of someone who has shaped the entrepreneurial culture and ecosystem in South Dakota. He is a strong leader who advocates tirelessly for entrepreneurs and for making programs and services that benefit emerging businesses available to them.”

Tim Weelborg–Executive Director

Enterprise Institute

Recent News

$86,000 Awarded to Entrepreneurs through Accelerator Challenge

Four start-ups receive funding to fast-track launch and sales Sioux Falls, S.D., October 5, 2015 – The South Dakota Technology Business Center (SDTBC) today announced that more than $86,000 in funding was awarded to its entrepreneur participants during the 2015 Accelerator Challenge; a proven program for fast-tracking company start-ups and entrepreneurial launches. VRC Metals, WeConnectU,… Read more »

Service helps doctors manage credentialing

Sioux Falls entrepreneur Lavonne McKee has a strong passion for helping advance the medical field. She just doesn’t like all of the “blood and guts.” McKee also has a strong passion for credentialing, the process of helping doctors organize and keep track of their state medical license, insurance and continuing education credentials. This passion led… Read more »

USDA Awards Research Grant to Antimicrobial Materials, Inc.

Sioux Falls, SD (June 23, 2015) – South Dakota Technology Business Center client Antimicrobial Materials, Inc. (AMI), a bioscience company developing advanced materials for healthcare and food processing applications, announced today that it has been awarded a competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant from US Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food… Read more »

South Dakota Technology Business Center Announces 2015 Accelerator Challenge Participants

The South Dakota Technology Business Center (SDTBC) today announced the selected participants for its 2015 Accelerator Challenge; a proven program for fast-tracking company start-ups and entrepreneurial launches. “The Accelerator Challenge is designed to boost emerging South Dakota entrepreneurs who are starting up, approaching launch or entering a high growth stage,” said Pam Boehm, SDTBC Entrepreneurship… Read more »