Business Incubation Program

Grow your Small Business in a facility that has ongoing support for your business and all your start-up needs.

Program Description

The South Valley Economic Development Center is an information hub for our community members who have existing or emerging new businesses.

Through our trainings, facility, and assistance from our partner organizations, we give the entrepreneurs a unique advantage in the first few years of business. Alongside of that we offer a full-time business consultant to help assist with growth, operations, and strategy needs.

We support clients with month to month check ins alongside a road-map to help their success be at it’s highest level. The road map is tailored to the individual’s needs and their business’s needs.

Resources

  • Unlimited access to business incubation training (55+ topics) and one-on-one consultant hours.
  • Unlimited access to community events.
  • Fiscal address at the center.
  • Receptionist service.
  • Use of high-speed internet.
  • Use of copy center.
  • Lunch Room.
  • Use of resources (coffee maker and pot, chairs, table, projector, touch screen, tables, white board, etc.).
  • 10 hours/month of shared spaces (Main Conference room, Multipurpose Room, Office by the hour.
  • Full access to co-working area.
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How Can You Apply?

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Sign-Up for Our Informational Meeting

Duration: 1 hour

When: Every other Friday

Language: English & Spanish

Time: 3:00 in Spanish/4:00 in English

Fee: No Fee

Where: South Valley Economic Development Center

Note: Confirmation via email with client services

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Sign-Up to Participate in an Assessment

Duration: 1 hour

When: After the Informational Meeting

Language: English & Spanish

Fee: $80.00 *

*potential clients that meet the Federal Guidelines for Lower Income Households will be billed differently throughout the program.

Where: South Valley Economic Development Center

When: Within one week of Informational Meeting

Note: Confirmation via email with client services

Start Accelerating Your Business Today!

Lets Revitalize the South Valley Economy, One Business at a Time!

FAQs

How long does it take to solidify a small business?

It’s impossible to say, however the average time it takes for most small business to feel less like a start-up and more like a solid business is 3 years.

**Forbes

 

What are the key character components to being an entrepreneur?

Patience, Perseverance, Passion, Flexibility & Drive!

**SVEDC

6 Keys to Develop a Successful Small Business?

  1. Success Requires Courage
  2. Well Begun is Half Done
  3. Find the Right Mentor
  4. Keep Overhead Down
  5. Carefully Guard the Keys to the Courthouse
  6. Maintain Control

**Entrepreneur Magazine

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Starting Up Your Small Business

  1. Not using ones time wisely
  2. Wasting time on unimportant things
  3. Avoiding confrontation at all costs
  4. Too careful for fear of failure
  5. Not having a realistic expectation of start-up costs

**Entrepreneur Magazine