Business Prep -SB Cnty ROP High School for degrees or Incubator program
Status: approved degree, detail clarification and implementing program
Business Incubator w/degree - San Joaquin Valley College Hesperia- 2017
Business Incubator w/degree or Cert -Proposal in Progress: Chaffey College
Business Innovation Center/Incubator/Accelerator -Proposals in Progress:
- City of Indio
- City of La Quinta
- City of Palm Springs - HOLD
- City of Rancho Mirage - Declined
Build Business Leaders Organization education initiatives include collaborating with
Colleges and Universities both public and private to create Business Incubators to
provide education and degrees to those wishing to launch a company. We partner with
cities to create Innovation Centers/Incubator/Accelerator programs.
For those with degrees in other studies, there is an express Incubation program provided
necessary education in business while incubating businesses.
As a vital preparation for these college/university incubators and city innovation
centers, we partner with ROP and schools to develop business programs. As a vital
post-launch, we work closely with cities, SBDC/SBA/WBC and our local Business Development/Growth
Accelerators to support, mentor, coach and help companies succeed/expand during the
1-5 yr after launch period. This 1-5yr period typically sees a small business fail
rate of over 47%. Our goal is to change those numbers while supporting existing businesses
in growth. Prospering communities.
Build Business Leaders Organization partners to create successful education to career
or education through business expansion success programs. We work with local schools,
colleges, universities, SBDC/SBA/WBC, coaching groups, workforce development and
investment, business leaders, school boards, private training, local business community
Our goal is always to improve the local community’s prosperity through economic growth
and supporting education and business programs.
Innovation Centers with cities
We work with cities to create Innovation Centers/ Incubators/ Accelerators where
none exist. Many include partnering with existing entities that successfully create
Innovation Centers tend to have incubator program space and usually include co-work
space, office space, counseling space, lab space, STEM space, workshop space. Many
cater to a diversity of sectors within an industry focus.
Incubate w/degree, Launch, Grow
Launching September 2015
San Joaquin Valley College
Incubator with degree Program
18 month accelerated program
Open to all business industries
Paid program through tuition
Financial Assistance Available
Includes: Business Owner Education, Business Creation, Mentorship, Special Speakers,
Meeting Industry Leaders, Investor, Pitch Preparation
Summer 2015 - further discussions
Chaffey Community College
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Goal: Create and plant successful businesses
Types of Incubator programs:
Each incubator program is designed based on the entity supporting it. F
Investor or profit entities: these incubators do not create business owners but focus
on product creation to flip and sell quickly. Strict vesting process, short term
programs (12-48 weeks)
College/University incubators: These focus on educating and creating successful long-term
business owners. These create businesses to last and owners who can run their businesses.
Programs are 18-24 months.
City incubators: Can be either depending on the amount of investment from city. If
city’s goals are to plant new business, they will work with educational incubator
style programs. Or, they can contract out all programs and services to profit driven
entities for the ability to show they have an incubator or support technology growth.
EDUCATE - CONNECT - UNITE - INFLUENCE
Co-Space and iHives
Workspace facilities that usually include open seating space, virtual offices, offices
for rent. The facilities can include food, rest, play areas or just general meeting
areas. Some include programs. Focus is on facility not all will include education
programs or events