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...
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.
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...
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The Muskingum County Business Incubator is preparing for an upcoming workshop.
The event will take place on October 2nd and will run from 8:30AM to 3:30PM. Anyone interested in commercial kitchens, employee owned businesses, and farmers markets and local food cooperatives is invited to attend. Director of the MCBI Kitchen Incubator, Carol Humphreys says they will talk about a variety of topics, including food hubs.
"We're very interested in the growers and for the growers to...
With the recent influx of violence and shooting acts in schools, one local man has come up with a very effective solution to prevent the loss of life in these situations.
The Barracuda Intruder Defense System was designed especially to prevent violent intruders from entering a room of people both in class and public places. The system is made here in Muskingum County, is very easy to use, and will securely lock a door in an emergency. Local inventor Troy Lowe says it took a lot of hard...
The Muskingum County Business Incubator celebrated its 8th annual business plan competition Wednesday to help beginner businesses with potential to grow.
In order to qualify for the competition the companies had to produce a business plan following nine criteria and then five finalists were selected. Wednesday afternoon, the five contestants made a 10 to 15 minute presentation to explain their business to a panel of five judges.