General services include but are not limited to:
Specific Client Programs and Categories:
I. Request for Assistance
a. This individual is someone that comes to the incubator with an idea for a business and needs assistance getting started. They will be assisted by the Small Business Development Center in the beginning to help gather information or develop their business plan.
b. This Client will incur no costs for our assistance. If they show signs of dedication and determination we will encourage them to participate in the Affiliate Client Program or attend some of the workshops.
II. Affiliate Client
a. There will be (1) required monthly meeting that will offer a workshop discussing topics that are proven necessary for a successful business. The workshops will be presented by professionals and successful business representatives.
b. There will be an additional monthly meeting with the Incubator Director to discuss their progress and questions they may have. Some businesses may need additional time from the Incubator Director.
c. The Client will be encouraged and assisted in completing a business plan if one does not exist.
d. For a small additional cost the Client will have use of the meeting space, the copier and fax, along with the high speed internet.
e. The Client will be introduced to the opportunities of the Angel Investor group and other financing options.
f. The Client will receive a one-year complementary introductory membership to the Zanesville/Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce.
III. Resident Client
a. The Resident Client will be offered affordable office or production space in the incubator.
b. The Client will be given mentoring by successful business owners and executives.
c. They will participate in the 12 month program of workshops discussing topics that are necessary to be successful. The workshops will be presented by professionals and successful business representatives and will meet in conjunction with the Affiliate Clients.
d. The Client will be given business counseling and management assistance on a continuous basis during their residence in the incubator.
e. The Client will participate in the idea sharing and mutual support from other incubator tenants.
f. The Client will be introduced to opportunities of the Angel Group and other funding options.
g. The Client will have use of the meeting space and the copier and fax along with the high speed internet.
h. The Client will be given a membership in the Chamber of Commerce.