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Taylor Swift and TBIC Have This In Common

Taylor Swift has her Blank Space and we have ours.  In fact, we have a couple things in common… Like Taylor, we’ll also write your name, your business name in front one of our available blank spaces that we are getting ready to build.  The second thing in common, we’ll also be a big hit […]

Greater Williamsburg Incubator Selects New Location for Startups and Entrepreneurs

The Technology, Business and Innovation Center of Greater Williamsburg received approval from the York County Economic Development Authority on Thursday, April 30th to sign a lease to move into a new location.  York County was the final approval as James City County and Williamsburg approved the lease proposal earlier in April. TBIC will move into the hottest […]

Mentorship and Education; key components of TBIC

TBIC is focused on building a community for entrepreneurs and small business owners.  Part of the TBIC community is made up of our mentors.  Our mentors share their knowledge and and lessons learned to our community members. Today, we were fortunate enough to have Lisa Fournier of Norfolk Fair Trade Company and Kristin Fitch of […]

New Space Update

A special thank you to those that submitted proposals to host our new home.  The time period for proposals has closed and we will evaluate the proposal and hopefully come to a decision on February 5th.  Upon approval we will make our announcement public as quickly as possible. Here’s what you can expect! – Our […]

The Inaugural State of the Startup Community Address held in Norfolk

Last night in Norfolk was the inaugural State of the Startup Community Address.  A great crowd was on hand and the message was very well received.  As a region we must champion and support one another.A special thank you to Zack Miller of Hatch for the hard work, effort and vision! Here’s a link to the slides: http://www.slideshare.net/hatchnorfolk/state-of-the-startup-community-address

SBDC and EDAs Partner to Manage Triangle Business & Innovation Center

The Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads (SBDC) is partnering with the Economic Development Authorities to operate and manage the Triangle Business and Innovation Center (TBIC). TBIC, which has been in operation since 2007 but expanded to a regional scope in 2012, is a small business incubator, that specializes in servicing both resident and […]

Historic Triangle EDAs Partner with the Hampton Roads SBDC to Manage TBIC

The three Historic Triangle Economic Development Authorities (EDAs) have executed an agreement with the Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to operate and manage the Triangle Business and Innovation Center (TBIC). TBIC is a small business incubator located at 5300 Palmer Lane in James City County that serves the localities of James City County, […]