These links provide useful resources for students and professionals interested in entrepreneurship. From entrepreneurship education to venture capital resources, these sites provide all of the tools you need to take your idea from passion to paycheck.
The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) is the world's leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. It provides thousands of professionals with the information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies worldwide.
The association is composed primarily of incubator developers and managers. Its mission is to provide training and a clearinghouse for information on incubator management and development issues and on tools for assisting start-up and fledgling firms.
Hamilton County Development Company Hamilton County Development Company, Inc. (HCDC) is a private not-for-profit corporation organized to promote economic development. Located in the center of Greater Cincinnati, HCDC administers a variety of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and State of Ohio loan programs.
HCDC developed and operates the Hamilton County Business Center, a business incubator located at 1776 Mentor Ave, Norwood, Ohio. In addition, HCDC manages the Hamilton County Office of Economic Development, which administers tax incentive programs and provides economic development services to Hamilton County and its local communities.
A non-profit corporation, Madison E-Zone operates a rapid business accelerator in Northern Kentucky to attract and serve start-up, emerging and existing high technology businesses.
The E-Zone seeks to enrich and strengthen the technology community in Northern Kentucky and the region as a whole by creating opportunities for technological innovation and economic development. Madison E-Zone has been declared the Regional Innovation and Commercialization Center (ICC) for Northern Kentucky by the state of Kentucky.
BIO/START, Greater Cincinnati's biomedical, bioengineering, and biotechnology start-up business incubator since 1996, is located near the University of Cincinnati campus.
As part of Ohio's Thomas Edison Program, BIO/START provides laboratory facilities, business expertise and a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and their newly formed life science companies.
- Chase Bank
- Citizens Bank of Northern Kentucky
- Fifth Third Bank
- First Security Trust Bank
- Guardian Savings Bank
- Huntington Bank
- PNC Bank
- The Bank of Kentucky
- US Bank
- Blue Chip Venture Company
- Fort Washingon Investment Advisors, Inc.
- Isabella Capital
- River Cities Capital Funds
- Senmed Medical Ventures
- The Walnut Group
- Kentucky Secretary of State
- Kentucky State Government
- Kentucky Small Business Development Center
- U.S. Small Business Administration
- The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
- Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
- U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
- SCORE Counselors to America's Small Businesses
- Better Business Bureau
- U.S. Government