Rich Naser is the executive director of the South Dakota Technology Business Center, a business incubator launched by Forward Sioux Falls in 2004. This is a resource for innovators and entrepreneurs launching, growing or expanding successful technology-based businesses in Sioux Falls.
Naser also directs the Forward Sioux Falls Research, Technology and Entrepreneurship initiatives which focuses on developing the human capital, early-stage funding and research infrastructure necessary to support high growth businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators.
SDBTC is partnering with Augustana University and launching an "Entrepreneurial Mindset Academy". This is an eight-week program designed to educate participants on how to discover problem-solving opportunities and think like entrepreneurs.