Funding Sources

NCET provides this information and these links to funding sources for convenience and informational purposes only. NCET is not affiliated with any of the funding sources * listed on this page, NCET does not endorse any of these funding sources, and NCET does not receive any compensation from any of these funding sources. NCET strongly recommends that you consult an attorney or tax adviser for individual advice before engaging any of these funding sources.

Guide to Funding: Debt vs Equity


Adams Hub for innovation
Nevada Microenterprise Initiative
Southern Nevada
112 Water St., Suite 120
Henderson, NV 89112
(702) 734-3555
Battle Born Venture Fund Prestamos
(Microloans and business loans up to $5,000 to $250,000)
Rupert Ruiz
(702) 807-9119
The Business Finance Store (Startups – $10,000 to $1,000,000+)
Mon Bertolucci
(800) 730- 3084 x 5069
Reno Angels
(serving Northern Nevada and the Tahoe area)
Celtic Bank Redhills Ventures
(Specializing in healthcare)
2620 Regatta Drive Suite 208 B
Las Vegas, NV 89128
(702) 233-2160
Dauntless Capital Partners LLC (Later Stage Private Equity Investor)
David Teed
6965 Emerald Springs Lane
Las Vegas, NV, 89113
(702) 622 8247
Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Cyndy Elliott
(209) 576-0430
DCA Capital Partners Dusty Wunderlich, Principal
Rural Nevada Development Corporation
(Serving all of Rural NV including rural Washoe and rural Clark counties. Does not service the cities of Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Las Vegas or Henderson.)
Mary Kerner
1320 E. Aultman Street
Ely, NV 89301
(866) 404-5204
Fax: 775-289-8214
Desert Frost Ventures Scott Frost
(702) 523-1208
Sierra Angels
(Serving Northern Nevada)
Disabled Veterans Assistance Foundation, USA (Microloans to $50,000) Sierra Capital Resources, LLC
Jeff Sunderman, President & CFO
122 Ridge Street, Suite A
Reno, NV 89501-1938
(775) 787-3555
Elmcore Group Inc. Felix Danciu, CEO
3900 Paradise Road
(702) 637-9600
Fax (702) 940-5462
(unsecured $5,000 to $25,000 loans)
(775) 622-9900 x104
First Capital Jeffrey Jacobs
1000 N. Green Valley Parkway
Henderson NV 89074
(702) 914-0455
Vegas Valley Angels
(Serving Southern Nevada)
The McLean Group LLC Richard Wait, CPA, CVA
Scott Wait, CPA
6566 S. McCarran Blvd., Ste A
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 825-7637
Western Nevada Development District (WNDD)
(Loans from $4,000 to $35,000 in Churchill, Douglas, Humboldt, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey and rural Washoe counties.)
Schinria Islam
(775) 883-7333 ext. 108
Nevada Capital Investment Corporation /
Silver State Investment Fund
(Managed by Hamilton Lane)
Western States Business Consultants
Working Capital and Cash Flow Solutions
Loan Brokerage ($10,000-$1,000,000+)
Jennifer Smith, Principal
Reno, Nevada

* Dave Archer, President and CEO of NCET, is a member of the Reno Angels