are environments designed specifically to help start-up enterprises with plans for high growth.
Region: Midwest (ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI IL MI IN OH KY) Category: Business Incubators
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National Business Incubators
Association (NBIA) upon which NBIA provides Bader for Business Incubators
with necessary information, business techniques,.
There are about 1,000 business incubators
in North America, up from only 12 in 1980, according to the National Business Incubation Association (www.
provide precisely this type of assistance.
as a technological infrastructure for supporting small innovative firms' activities.
Most other certified business incubators
are for service and light manufacturing industries, or businesses conducting research and development activities.
These, and hundreds of successful products and companies--the Google and Lycos search engines, the cancer-busting drug Taxol, and the Internet grocer Peapod, to name but a few--began life in university-affiliated business incubators
In the race to capture the high-tech office market, some brokerage firms are reaching out to business incubators
, where start-up companies conduct business in the early stages of development.
The purpose of this paper is to describe four strategic approaches that may be particularly useful for entrepreneurs with disabilities to access the new economic infrastructure: (a) educational technical assistance, (b) small business incubators
, (c) financing options and opportunities, and (d) international competition.
The goal of business incubators
is to increase the chance that a start-up will succeed; to achieve growth; shorten the time and reduce the cost of establishing and growing the business.