Choctaw Nation Small Business Development offers multiple training resources throughout the Choctaw Nation to give entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn how to successfully start or grow their business.

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Our Mission

To create new jobs and economic growth within the communities of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma through our Tribal Members. Providing specialized one-on-one advising services, access to business training, networking and business resources.


Jobs Created

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Andi's Freeze Dried Kandies

Andi's Freeze Dried Kandies Ribbon Cutting

Blown Away Balloons & More

Blown Away Balloons & More Ribbon Cutting

Bow To Toe Boutique

Bow To Toe Boutique Ribbon Cutting

Dimond D at Linda's Place

Dimond D at Linda's Place Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting

Lakeside Point

Lakeside Point Ribbon Cutting

MD Solutions, LLC

MD Solutions, LLC Ribbon Cutting

Mighty Moms

Mighty Moms Ribbon Cutting

MTZ Concrete and Finishing, LLC

MTZ Concrete and Finishing, LLC Ribbon Cutting

OKPhoto 360, LLC

OKPhoto 360, LLC Ribbon Cutting

T&M Fencing, LLC

T&M Fencing, LLC Ribbon Cutting

CHAHTAPRENEUR, is a name that was created by Choctaw Small Business Development in 2015. The name was created to describe Choctaw Business Owners by combining the use of two words, Chahta and Entrepreneur. CHAHTAPRENEUR, has since become the brand for an exclusive network of Choctaw business owners. When you register with Choctaw Small Business Development, you tap into an expanded network of opportunities and partnerships designed to strengthen your foundation and help you build up your business to new heights of success.

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Let’s Discuss BOI: Beneficial Ownership Information

Join us for an insightful event where we'll shed light on the upcoming requirements for U.S. companies regarding beneficial ownership reporting.

June 12, 2024 , 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Virtual: Selling on Etsy

This workshop will walk you through the first steps of opening your shop. Topics to be covered include adding listings, payment and billing details, marketing options, keywords, and shipping basics.

June 13, 2024 , 10:00 am – 11:30 am

How to Start a Business That Lasts – 3 Important Business Lessons

Get ready to be inspired as Christina Moffatt, a former successful cupcake and dessert bar owner, shares her top 3 lessons for growing a thriving business.

June 13, 2024 , Noon – 1:00 pm

Starter Kits


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Brenner Billy
The Choctaw Nation SBDS has helped me to create a current business model that is true to the traditions that inspire me.
— Brenner Billy
Billy Ikbi Custom Stick and Stickball-making