A company or facility designed to foster entrepreneurship and help startup companies, usually technology-related, to grow through the use of shared resources and intellectual capital.
A business incubator is analogous to a hospital incubator, which helps nurture a newborn during its early stages. Business incubators are organizations that nurture private companies by providing office space, office equipment, consulting services, legal advice, accounting services and strategic planning.
corporations, usually nonprofit, backed by some government assistance to provide a place for entrepreneurs to start and assist in the establishment and development of a business. Page 61
a company or facility designed to host startup companies. Incubators help startups grow while controlling costs by offering networks of contacts and shared backoffice resources.
Incubators involve a mix of advice, service and support to help new businesses develop and grow. Incubators are also known as enterprise centres, nursery estates, shared workspaces, managed workspaces, technology centres, innovation centres, or venture units.
Is an entity designed to nurture business ideas or new technologies to the point that they become attractive to venture capital. Private equity firms often back incubators as a way of generating early-stage investment opportunities.
a business whose business is starting other businesses
a company designed for entrepreneurship and startup companies to grow through the use of shared resources, managements practices and capital
a facility and/or program that provides start-up companies with an environment and variety of services to help them grow more quickly and more successfully
a space in which a controlled environment is provided to allow and encourage the organism within it to grow quickly and strong
In the business world, an incubator is an enterprise that is set up to provide office space, equipment, and sometimes mentoring assistance and capital to new businesses that are just getting started.
A piece of equipment that can be used to contain tissues or organisms in a controlled environment. Incubators can be used in experiments to help grow new islets.
Often funded by local government, an incubator is a program dedicated to fostering small businesses in a growing industry by providing them with guidance, services, and resources.
A facility designed to encourage entrepreneurship and minimize obstacles to new business formation and growth, particularly for high technology firms, by housing a number of fledgling enterprises that share an array of services. These shared services may
An organisation, often commercial, helping start-up and small businesses to grow. An incubator may take an equity stake, may provide premises, know how and interim management.
A company that specializes in the development of Internet businesses.
An entity designed to nurture business concepts or new technologies to the point that they become attractive to venture capitalists. An incubator typically provides both physical space and some or all of the services: legal, managerial, technical: needed for a business concept to be developed. Incubators often are backed by venture firms, which use them to generate early-stage investment opportunities.
Building or complex housing start-up or young businesses, where an entity, often the government, subsidizes rent, utilities and other overhead costs.
Facility housing fledgling enterprises that share services, encouraging entrepreneurship and reducing obstacles to creating a new business.