The Business Incubator Center

Our mission: The Business Incubator Center supports the launch, growth, stabilization and long-term success of business enterprises in Mesa County and the surrounding region. We measure success by our ability to guide entrepreneurs through sound business decisions and our positive influence on economic growth in the region. The Business Incubator provides several programs to support this mission:

  • Free or low cost classes, coaching, networking and workshops geared to start-up or existing small business through the Small Business Development Center and other entities
  • Space for lease to client companies including a licensed commercial kitchen and light manufacturing, office and technology
  • Affiliate space, with hourly rent and shared services, for those who don’t need a full-time workspace
  • Small business financing through the Business Loan Fund of Mesa County
  • Enterprise Zone tax credit and contribution project administration through the Mesa County Enterprise Zone

BIC 2.0

Applications are now closed for the Spring 2017 BIC 2.0 Fast Track Program. Check back for next cohort dates.

BIC 2.0 is a 6 month, cohort-based program with a series of educational modules and mentorship with ongoing pitch sessions, and concludes with a demo event. Scholarships are available, but are limited. Accepted companies will have access to free office and common area workspace, high speed internet, and Makerspace (if applicable) here at BIC.

Check out the curriculum here, and apply here to learn more about the program.
Submissions are due by midnight February 5, 2017.

 

We’re now accepting applicants for the Spring 2017 Leading Edge Program: Managing Your Business!

The 12 week sessions begin Tuesday, February 14, 2017, every Tuesday Night, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with graduation Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Leading Edge Program is a 12-week course that helps move your business to the next level. This intensive training provides business owners and entrepreneurs with expert guidance in the areas of cash flow management, marketing, finance, personnel, legal issues, and more. Each participant will receive hands-on assistance in preparing a complete business plan. The program is highly interactive, which ensures the flow of information not just from the instructor, but between the participants as well.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Owners of start-up and existing businesses.

Cost: $ 275.00

Go here for more information about the program, the syllabus or to apply.


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Colorado SBDC Business Loan Fund Enterprise Zone 

The Business Incubator, 2591 Legacy Way, Grand Junction, CO 81503/970-243-5242

These businesses support entrepreneurship:

Bank of ColoradoFirst National Bank of the RockiesLewis EngineeringCity of FruitaAlpine BankGrand Valley National BankMesa CountyKannah Creek Brewing Auto Pay ChecksConquestHilltopEnstrom CandiesCity of Grand JunctionVectra BankUS Bank