National Business Incubation Association; Your source for knowledge and networks in business incubation

Resource Library

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Resource Library

NBIA offers a wide variety of resources to help you learn about the business incubation industry and to make your business incubation program as effective and efficient as possible. Use the links at the left to access these resources, or click on their names from the descriptions below.

NBIA Institute
Customized training and research services

NBIA Review
NBIA's bimonthly member newsletter

NBIA Archives
Archived articles from NBIA publications, organized by topic

Business Incubation White Paper Series
Commissioned by  the BADIR Program for Technology Incubators and written by Dinah Adkins, NBIA’s president emerita, this series of comprehensive white papers includes topics related to business incubation, acceleration, angel investing, industry best practices, evaluating and monitoring clients and much more.

Benchmark Your Business Incubator's Practices
In just 10 minutes, this simple benchmarking survey helps you compare your incubation program's management with those of your peers and with NBIA-accepted best practies.

Incubation Impact Toolkit
How (and why) to measure your business incubator's economic impact

Principles and Best Practices
NBIA research has consistently shown that incubation programs that adhere to the principles and best practices of successful business incubation generally outperform those that do not. What are these secrets of incubation success?

Tips for Developers
Information for those who are interested in launching a business incubation program in their community

Tips for Entrepreneurs
Information for entrepreneurs who are interested in incubation for their companies

Suggested Resources for NBIA Members

Incubation FAQ
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about business incubation and NBIA, plus a downloadable PowerPoint presentation based on the FAQ

What Is Business Incubation?
A description of what business incubation is and how it works

History of Business Incubation
Milestones in the development of the incubation industry, from its beginning in 1959 onward

Contact NBIA

Phone: (740) 593-4331
Fax: (740) 593-1996
PO Box 959
Athens, OH 45701-1565

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