Running a successful Innovation Center
At InBIA33 in Minneapolis, we led a workshop for innovation center operators from around the country to help them improve entrepreneur outreach, inclusion, and financial sustainability. For those who missed it, many of the highlights are included in the preconference webinar we hosted with InBIA.
This webinar is broken into two primary parts followed by audience Q&A. In the first half, we review funding mechanism at the Federal, State, and Local level from a government and philanthropic perspective; with pros and cons for each level discussed. In the second half, we review various “creative” models to grow the economic independence of your collaborative workspace (incubator, coworking, makerspace, innovation center, etc…).