Interested in growing your business in CAN BE’s incubator?
Ideal candidates are new venture or spin-off innovators with technological product ideas or knowledge-based business concepts. CAN BE gives preference to companies possessing or developing proprietary technologies but this is not the sole criteria for selection.
Certain service-oriented businesses, such as business/financial services, are not precluded from participation. While not the original plan for the center, past market trends have shown more entrepreneurs moving into the services industry within our area than tech-related fields. CAN BE is also uniquely suited for light manufacturing companies looking for manufacturing space.
The Innovation Center is currently limited from allowing businesses requiring extensive controlled environments, laboratories, hazardous materials usage/waste generation, process water/waste generation and noise generation. Businesses and start-ups within the food production industry are a challenge that we are actively seeking funding opportunities to accommodate but are unable to do so at this time.
It is the policy of CAN BE that a business plan be submitted to CAN BE and approved by the selection committee. The applicant will have an appropriate time frame in which to correct criticisms and/or shortcomings in the feasibility/business plan, during which time CAN BE can offer assistance.
The Business Plan should illustrate:
As businesses become self-sufficient enough to move out of the incubator and contribute to the economic growth of the region, other early-stage enterprises take their place. CAN DO Inc. will assist graduates in relocating to suitable space within the community.