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.
Customized training and research services
NBIA's bimonthly member newsletter
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.
Business Incubation Works
Tools and resources to advocate for your program and the industry as a whole
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
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
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