Small business is the lifeblood of the Nevada economy, employing 42% of the workforce.  Nevada’s economic recovery is  intertwined with the strength and stability of the small business sector. This website is part of a comprehensive initiative of the Nevada Department of Business and Industry to give new, existing and relocating businesses a one-stop resource for information about regulation and licensing, grants and incentives, access to capital, training  and research.  The staff of Business and Industry is committed to helping you navigate the process to successfully launch or expand your business and assist you in overcoming obstacles to success.