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What we need in incubators

Women on Business

Around the country politicians, industry leaders and small businesses have screamed their support for small business development centers and universities to get involved in creating business incubators that help build and sustain small business. More non-tech incubators.

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What Makes Incubation Effective?

The Horizons Tracker

“This research suggests that supporting business incubators, and mentoring programs within incubators, might be worthwhile activities for policymakers interested in closing the gap for socially and educationally disadvantaged entrepreneurs and promoting local economic development,” the researcher explains.

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"We've got to grow together." the quote of the evening!

Jason Womack

During our conversation, he told me about the business incubator program at Hannah Grimes , here in Keene, NH. Last Tuesday, I had a great dinner with a new friend just outside of Boston, founder of Elite Leadership Solutions: Bob Maitland.

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How Do I Start Your Own Business?

Strategy Driven

Instead of signing a lease in an upscale neighbourhood, prefer renting in a cheaper area or use a business incubator. In some places, universities and other organizations offer low-rent spaces designed for new business ventures, especially when accompanied by innovative scientific ideas.

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Why Older Entrepreneurs Have an Edge

Harvard Business Review

Charlton and Reid decided to launch TechTown, a nonprofit business incubator, which went on to spark a small renaissance in entrepreneurship in midtown Detroit. At a time when he was really down on his luck, he considered jobs he never imagined earlier in his career, like becoming a night watchman.

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Where to Find Authentic Entrepreneurs

Harvard Business Review

Coming out of Peru, you’ll find Kola Real, formed during a coup d’état in 1988, not exactly an ideal environment for business incubation. In the UAE, you might be surprised to find twofour54 , an entrepreneurial media hub in Abu Dhabi run by Ms. Noura Al Kaabi.

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The $300 House: Go, Go, Go!

Harvard Business Review

Winners will be selected by the community and a panel of judges and will receive a scholarship to a June "prototyping workshop" led by COMMON , a social business incubator. These scholarships are also being funded by Ingersoll Rand.