The objective of the Fresh Start Business Incubator is to offer assistance for early stage firms and the creation of start-up businesses within Northeastern Illinois. The Incubator will help foster entrepreneurial and economic development in the community by providing office space, services, training, mentoring and a network of professional advisors.
Fresh Start Incubator enables residents of Northeastern Illinois realize their dream of starting and growing a business. Our vision is to offer a wide range of business resources and to create a collaborative business atmosphere for entrepreneurs to help build and grow a sustainable business operation.
- Support and mentor local start-up businesses, thereby building the economic base in Northeastern Illinois.
- Create a dynamic and supportive business climate for startups in the Northeastern Illinois area.
- Retain local talent and harness the talent pool within the local community.
- Provide a unique opportunity for established and successful business leaders to coach and mentor others.
- Provide a physical location for all stakeholders which acts as a hub of entrepreneurial activity and encourages communication and participation from business leaders in the community.