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- programs designed to support the successful development of entrepreneurial companies through an array of business support resources and services, developed and orchestrated by incubator management and offered both in the incubator and through its network of contacts. Incubators vary in the way they deliver their services, in their organizational structure, and in the types of clients they serve. Successful completion of a business incubation program increases the likelihood that a startup company will stay in business for the long term
ZANESVILLE Times Recorder — Setting an example of the importance of “going green,” the Muskingum County Business Incubator is saving energy with efficient building renovations and encouraging click here to read more
The Port Authority board unanimously approved theinvestment of $50,000 in working capitol for the Muskingum County Business Incubator’s community kitchen at Wednesday’s special Click here to read more
Business incubation is one of the most effective and efficient economic development tools. We have helped create 60 jobs which have resulted in over $8 million of economic impact to our region. We offer low-cost rentable office space(bare or ready to walk in and get to work), high speed internet access, break area, video conferencing, conference room, meeting space, Office furnishings for your office, and being part of a community inside the incubator that is priceless.
We also have available, for a low cost, a meeting room that will accommodate up to 50 people. If you need to do trainings and for bigger events, we have a conference room that will accommodate 100+ people with a stage. We have monthly workshops that provide valuable business related information to our Clients. We are in the process of building a Think Tank Program that will help businesses think out of the box and help them get a fresh look on managing their business.
MCBI Regional Incubator for Entrepreneurs honors Board Members.
The President of the Board of Directors, Don Wietmarschen, thanked the exiting members at the Board’s November meeting. Several of the individuals have been a part of the incubator’s success since its inception in 2005. All are outstanding community leaders dedicating their time and effort to help create a business incubator with programs to promote small business growth. “These 4 individuals had the vision to understand that our region must be forward thinking in assisting (incubating) small businesses in order for them to become healthy contributors to the region’s economy. In 2012 alone MCBI helped to create 60 jobs and an Economic Impact of over $8 million dollars” said Carol Humphreys, Executive Director of MCBI.
The past board members include; Mary Kaufmann- Pillar Technology Group, Tom Lyall – Century National Bank, Mike Nash- Tri-Y Corporation, and Tom Selock- North Valley Bank.
Newly appointed Board members include; John Knight formerly of Fabri-/Form, Paul Prater – AEP, Mary Jane Shackelford – Barnes Advertising and Michael Steen – Community Bank.
Pictured below from left to right; Tom Lyall, Mary Kaufmann, Mike Nash, Tom Selock
Heather Shoenleben presents $1,000 to Carol Humphreys Director of MCBI to support Small Business Assistance Programs.
Please join us in congratulating Brian Barr and William Wilson on moving to Level 2 of the GBD process. As you may (or may not) know, the Graduated Business Development (GBD) program establishes six levels of business growth. Each business’s levels are different.
This month, Brian Barr (Color Barr) and William Wilson (Apex Sports) officially moved to Level 2. This is a significant event which indicates they are advancing according to the their plan.
MCBI’s objective is to help businesses grow. The GBD program is one of the ways we do that. Congratulations Brian and William.
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