Only about one in three businesses achieve the milestone that Cindy Elifrits Peterson just marked: one decade as a small-business owner. Elifrits Peterson celebrated the 10-year anniversary of her business, Maximizing Excellence, on July 15. It’s the latest chapter in a success story built on the passion and drive she brings to her work that started…

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Business owners seeking long-term, low interest financing for hard costs such as land, buildings, or equipment can benefit from the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 504 loan program.  The 504 program was designed to provide another lending avenue for small businesses that would promote growth and advancement. Because assets like land or equipment act as collateral…

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NAI Sioux Falls

Zeal has long provided a physical space for connection and collaboration within the startup community—a role that required some shifting after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Sioux Falls. In order to serve the many tenants who rely on a physical workspace, the facility never closed down completely. However, restrictions and safety measures were…

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Startup Sioux Falls and the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship have announced a new event, a Virtual Event Planning Panel Discussion. This event will take place via Zoom on Thursday, May 7th at 4:00 PM. The Virtual Event Planning Panel Discussion was born out of the fact that a large portion of business to consumer interaction…

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