I have a small business
I want to grow.
If you’re an entrepreneur or emerging company with an annual revenue or revenue run-rate of over $1 million, and you’re serious about growing your business, you’ll find undeniable value and opportunity at The NIIC.
The NIIC is a dedicated, community-based entrepreneurial resource center. We are a one-stop shop for your business growth needs. Our services include affiliate venture advisory, business incubation, seed and growth acceleration, professional flex-space coworking and mentorship for those who share our passion.
In addition, The NIIC is a certified innovation park. This means our resources are dedicated to supporting and nurturing your entrepreneurial ambitions.
We take what we do seriously at The NIIC. And we expect the same from you.
ROOM FOR GROWTH.
A BUSINESS INCUBATION PROGRAM OF SUBSTANCE.
The needs of businesses are constantly expanding. They come to The NIIC’s state-of-the-art facility in Northeast Indiana because of our well-earned reputation as an innovation park that does what it takes to give entrepreneurs the edge by focusing on what really matters to grow their businesses.Learn More
AN ACCELERATOR OF SUBSTANCE.
Entrepreneurs looking to jumpstart their business come to The NIIC in search of timely access to capital, mentorship and/or the short-term use of our facility and resources. Our venture growth services are accommodating to such needs, providing swift, comprehensive support to fast test ideas to get you and your venture on the right path quickly.Learn More
LEARN FROM EXPERIENCE.
MENTORING PEOPLE OF SUBSTANCE.
Did you know that businesses who receive professional mentorship have a 70% survival rate after five years? That’s more than double the rate of businesses who don’t receive mentoring. Our focus on engaged mentorship at The NIIC targets trusted advisors to deliver targeted advice and counsel to businesses on their greatest challenges and opportunities. It’s available to every business that comes to The NIIC. We take considerable measure to ensure that each entrepreneur is carefully connected with professional mentoring resources, where skills and expertise are compatible and of significant value.Learn More
ENGAGING CORPORATE LEADERS OF SUBSTANCE.
Are you thinking about an in-house innovation program, hiring a chief innovator officer, contemplating a nonprofit social enterprise, talking about an in-house business accelerate, venture lab or incubator? If so, let’s talk. The NIIC is a trusted resource to companies and organizations who have their sights set on growing their innovation capabilities, energizing employee engagement and gaining a competitive edge. We provide proven expertise, guidance and support to achieve measurable results. The NIIC offers tested, evidence-based entrepreneurship assessment capabilities, business development tools and insight to build a valuable and strategic innovation program to fit your strategic goals or budget.Learn More
The NIIC Navigator® Learning Management System is an interactive, online toolset designed to provide a personalized roadmap to entrepreneurs and their paths to venture success. Think of it as a GPS, guiding you through the stages of starting, building and growing your business. The NIIC Navigator recognizes business paths change direction often. For that reason, the system documents user-history in real time and re-routes paths accordingly. The tool is available to both resident and remote clients.