Located in Valley Junction, the West Des Moines Business Incubator has been helping to build small businesses in our community since 2009. The Incuabator is a 501(c)3 organization incorporated in Iowa with a focus on providing resources and curriculum to grow small businesses.
INCUBATION PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Our incubation program offers a blend of educational resources, coaching, collaboration opportunities and affordable office space for any early stage business looking to grow.
Build sound entrepreneurial and business skill sets foundational to success
- Self-directed curriculum from internationally recognized providers.
- Regular workshops and educational talks focused on different facets of running a small business.
On-site advisors as well and networking through board members and mentors (mentor program coming 2018)
- Dedicated office hour appointments with expert service providers including lawyers, accountants, marketing and more.
- Ongoing mentorship and accountability partners (coming 2018)
Collaboration & Networking
Interact and network with like-minded peers, sharing ideas, refining plans, helping each other along the way.
- Specially designed spaces to encourage collaboration
- Team building and community events
- Roundtable discussions with fellow incubator participants
- Coworking and access to Gravitate’s network as part of Central Iowa’s largest coworking community.
Affordable space and amenities to enable early stage businesses to grow.
- Private office and open desk options
- A variety of conference room and meeting space options with A/V capabilities
- High speed internet
- Free parking
- On-site printing capabilities