Business Lending

Drawing from over 30 years of lending experience, HCDC helps small and medium-size businesses achieve big goals. Certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), HCDC provides growing businesses long-term, fixed rate financing for as little as 10% down.

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Business Incubation

HCDC’s Business Center is a nationally-recognized startup incubator in Southwest Ohio that helps entrepreneurs launch successful technology-oriented businesses through coaching, connections, innovative programming, access to capital, and a diverse learning environment.

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Economic Development

HCDC strengthens communities by retaining, expanding and attracting businesses to Hamilton County, Ohio. Through coordination of resources, financing, and incentives; we provide expert technical assistance to those seeking to invest or grow in the area.

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HCDC Client Company Wins A.O. Smith and Water Council Award

23 Nov, '16

BREW Accelerator, a program of The Water Council in Milwaukee,  is an accelerator that pairs a water-focused startup community with credible resources of the World Water Hub to help entrepreneurs accelerate results around the world. The organization held its “BREW Corporate: Powered by A.O. Smith” challenge this past summer, and SoftTap Water, Inc., a spinoff […]

HCDC Business Center Receives Renewed Ohio Third Frontier Funding

23 Nov, '16

The HCDC Business Center, along with other #startupcincy ecosystem organizations CincyTech, The Brandery, Cintrifuse and the UC Accelerator, have been awarded $13.9 million in Ohio Third Frontier funding from the State of Ohio. This funding is guaranteed for two years with an option for a third year. Ohio Third Frontier, administered by a commission and […]