Soapbox Cincinnati reports on the upcoming Encore Entrepreneur Workshop that is now fully booked as baby boomers rushed to register for this morning-long working session on how to start a business. Encore Entrepreneurs are people age 50+ who are not yet ready to retire- looking for a second act, a way to supplement retirement or […]
Strengthening your community doesn’t just happen on its own, it takes the hard work of dedicated citizens (from both the public and private sectors) who have a shared vision of success for the region. In Hamilton County, one such roadmap to economic growth is called the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). The Enquirer’s Sharon Coolidge […]
Over the past 8 months, HCDC and its newly formed Hamilton County Business Retention Council have been strategically reaching out to Hamilton County businesses. With the help of a grant from The Duke Energy Foundation, HCDC escalated its business retention and expansion efforts by increasing the number of companies included in our reporting, creating program […]
HCDC recently welcomed a new chairman of the board with a unique perspective. Brent Messmer (pictured), the President and CEO of Matrix companies, first started his business as a two-man operation inside the Business Center. We asked him about his early days in the incubator and what the future holds for HCDC. 1. How did […]
HCDC President David Main and Patrick Longo, Director of the Hamilton County Business Center, met up with Radio Host Jay Hanselman at the WVXU studios to discuss the top ranked incubator in the State of Ohio. Listen to the Cincinnati Edition discussion on how to build a startup into a standalone company.