Stories tagged with: LARRY TRIPLETT

January 20, 2016 - 4:18pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

Tickets for The Muskingum County Business Incubator’s 2nd Annual “Shark Tub” event has officially sold out.

The event will take place Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at the Muskingum County Business Incubator (MCBI) from 6pm to 9pm.

Executive Director, Larry Triplett said it’s going to be a real fun, educational event, with food, music, and entertainment.

“There’s companies from little food chocolate makers to fire fighters, there’s...

December 22, 2015 - 5:05pm
35 weeks 3 days ago

How does $100,000 sound?

The Muskingum County Business Incubator is handing out that much in play money to invest in Shark Tub entrepreneurs. This event is a spin off of TV's Shark Tank and is designed for people to showcase their business ideas. The winner gets an $8,000 cash prize.

"This year there will be 20 companies, each with a table," Executive Director, Larry Triplett said. "And they essentially get you their pitch about their company. And then you invest...

December 22, 2015 - 4:57pm
35 weeks 3 days ago

The Dick Johnson Award recipient has been named.

This award is presented to Muskingum County residents, who have achievements in business, leadership and philanthropy. And this year's recipient is Larry Triplett.

"Receiving the the award obviously is a big honor," said Triplett. "And I won't do anything different based on having received this award. The award is really a great impetus or catalyst for other in the community to see. That we as Muskingum County place...

December 21, 2015 - 5:59pm
35 weeks 4 days ago

The award honors Muskingum County residents who have outstanding achievements in business, community leadership and philanthropy, a rare combination exemplified by the late Richard O. Johnson.

“Richard Johnson was a business leader here in the area that was involved in a lot of philanthropic opportunities and was a big supporter of the Muskingum County area. This award is a great way to honor Richard for the work that he did and to also honor a recipient each year to honor the...

November 10, 2015 - 5:27pm
41 weeks 3 days ago

MCBI is celebrating 10 years of business growth and development in Muskingum County.

Founded in 2004, the Muskingum County Business Incubator aims to help entrepreneurs and new startup companies grow their business. On Tuesday, more than 100 attendees who played a key role in MCBI's success and expansion, came out to take part in the anniversary. Executive Director, Larry Triplett, said MCBI has helped create nearly 175 jobs in our region.

"It feels great, and it's pretty...

September 29, 2015 - 5:22pm
47 weeks 3 days ago

 If you're a local entrepreneur, it's time to get your pitch idea ready.

The Muskingum County Business Incubator's annual "Shark Tub" event is back in Zanesville this January, and already looking for talent. Based off of the hit ABC show, the "Shark Tank" inspired event follows the same format.

"There's a ton of entrepreneurs in the community and in the surrounding area that people just don't know about, and they're these small, innovative...

September 9, 2015 - 5:39pm
50 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum County Business Incubator is making big plans a reality over the next month.

Executive Director of the Business Incubator, Larry Triplett told us a little over a year ago, Troy Balderson and Brian Hill were instrumental in helping the MCBI get the two hundred and twenty five thousand dollar grant. Triplett said the money will allow them to restore and renovate the second floor of the building.

"We're going to have kind of a cafe style--Starbucks kind of style...

May 21, 2015 - 4:36pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

The County Commissioners were visited by the Muskingum County Business Incubator May 21.

MCBI stopped in to update the county on the progress being made to renovate the second floor of the building. Executive Director Larry Triplett said they are still in early stages of improvement but the community can look forward to many changes.

"I think people are going to see new exciting things coming out of MCBI over the upcoming years, " said Triplett.

The improvement...

October 28, 2013 - 5:38pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

During a meeting with the Muskingum County Commissioner's, MCBI President Larry Triplett updated the Commissioner's on the new businesses the MCBI working with and the new initiatives they're focused on.

"A couple of the new businesses are pretty exciting. As you've heard, we've got some that could scale up to be pretty good size companies, employing a lot of people in the area," said Triplett. "And then we talked a little bit about the Kitchen Incubator project that we'...

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