Incubators & Accelerators
- Looking for a think tank or a way to accelerate your idea off the ground?
CareerSource Broward’s Start-Up Now is a unique entrepreneurship training program in South Florida that helps people bring their innovative ideas to life. This demanding and profitable hands-on learning experience assists them in determining product-market fit, writing a strong business plan and developing an effective pitch. Facilitated by entrepreneurs and investors, this program takes place within a framework of accountability. Assigned mentors have experience as entrepreneurs, investors or C-level professionals.
The Innovation Hub, located at Broward College, is 5,400 square-foot hub at designed to be a mixed-use business incubator, focused on housing a dynamic community of entrepreneurs, start-ups, mentors, advisors and investors, and serving as a one-stop resource for business owners, innovators and committed individuals pursuing their entrepreneurial ambitions. It offers access to mentors – through Broward College’s collaborative partnerships with Broward SCORE, the Small Business Development Center and the Enterprise Development Corporation – as well as angel investors, including New World Angels. The South Florida Accelerator is also a part of the innovation hub. There are seminars and workshops on various business topics focused on specific skills helpful to startup companies that will also be open to the public. The Innovation Hub seeks to serve as a business ecosystem that fosters efficiency and innovation.