Emergency Announcement

Due to inclement weather, the Sidney Campus will be closed Monday, January 22 and the Alliance Campus will have a 2 hour late start with classes starting at 10 a.m. 


Business Linkubator


Ready to start or expand your business?
Let WNCC’s tools, services, and partners help turn your vision into reality!


The Western Nebraska Community College Linkubator provides entrepreneurial development and education to grow and diversify western Nebraska businesses. The Linkubator connects businesses with a wide array of services and resources orchestrated to help entrepreneurs grow their vision. Participants can use conference and training classrooms for free and enjoy free classes and workshops focused on the success of the business and its employees.


  • Conference & training rooms
  • Equipment (phone, computer, Internet, copier, scanner, fax)
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Financial assistance (accounting, lending, taxes, insurance)
  • Legal assistance (establishing a business entity, contracts, agreements, leases, patents)
  • Networking
  • Training workshops (social media, Quickbooks, teamwork, business skills, professional development, entrepreneurship, e-commerce, marketing, etc.)


  • BIZWorth
  • Gallup Entrepreneur Acceleration System Program
  • Gallup StrengthsFinder
  • Gallup Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder
  • Growth Wheel
  • Worker Training Grants



Linkubator Resource Team

  • Ingrid Battershell, Nebraska Business Development Center
  • Chelsie Herian, Box Butte Development Corporation
  • Tony Kaufman, Platte Valley Companies
  • Jane Kelley, Business Division Faculty, WNCC
  • Steve Olsen, Simmons Olsen Law Firm
  • John Stinner Sr., Valley Bank and Trust, Co.
  • Jerry Terwilliger, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project The WNCC Business Incubator Fosters Community Growth

Put Linkubator to work for YOU!