Many small businesses face some of the same problems in their early days such as financing, marketing, and mentorship. Yet, there are solutions available to assist along the way.
One of these are your local incubators, essentially an organization that offers small business & startups resources needed to develop within a shared space.
Some of the more common services provided are access to advisory boards and mentors, loan funds and guarantee programs, links to strategic partners, help with regulatory compliance, and intellectual property management. Here you’ll find ten located in South Florida.
To open a business is easy, to keep it open is an art.
EcoTech works to promote green manufacturing by offering experienced guidance to environmentally conscious and progressive start-up companies, while using the company’s model to simultaneously increase domestic entrepreneurship.
Endeavor Miami’s objective is to accelerate the growth of high-impact entrepreneurs through access to mentors, talent, capital and markets.
The role of the Englewood Incubation Center is to offer opportunities to individuals who have a vision and need some place or some organization to make that vision a reality.
FAU Tech Runway serves as a hub to accelerate technology development and incubate startup companies in a collaborative working space that provides entrepreneurs with an ecosystem to house, educate, mentor and fund their companies from origination through venture funding.
GBDC Entrepreneurship Institute works to provide technical assistance, business training and workshops, staff training, development incubation services for small businesses, entrepreneurs, non-profits and the public sectors.
Hialeah Technology Center (HIATEC) is a non-profit industrial training and technology development center established by the City of Hialeah, promoting entrepreneurship, business creation, and business assistance.
The Corporate and Community Training Institute at Indian River State College provides professional management and employee development programs to individuals, corporations, small businesses & governmental agencies.
The Innovation Hub is a mixed-use business incubator, focusing on housing a dynamic community of entrepreneurs, start-ups, mentors, advisors and investors, and serving as a one-stop resource for business owners, innovators and committed individuals pursuing their entrepreneurial ambitions.
Startup Palm Beach works with early-stage entrepreneurs looking to take the next step toward building a business by offering access to resources like investment organizations, coworking spaces, and business development programming.
The Center for Technology, Enterprise & Development, Inc. strives to improve communities by applying innovative economic development strategies. The Center delivers its services within three distinct programs: technology, women’s business center and business incubation.
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