Why is Innovation Important?
Innovation is regarded as a key driver in creating and sustaining
long term business growth. Four local factors drive innovation:
Partnering : Creating and promoting collaborations between business people and business resources
Change Culture: Helping business nurture new ideas and maximize money-making potential
Network: Building an inclusive, inspiring culture of entrepreneurs helping entrepreneurs
Think Global: Geographic borders no longer limit business. Make it easier for global business expansion
Why Consider Blue Ridge Innovation Network (BRIN)?
BRIN provides the ideal environment for partnering, change culture, networking and thinking globally to start and grow a company. We match you up with seasoned business expertise in a variety of business needs including: business idea generation, business plan development, financing, sales, marketing, advertising, PR, accounting, legal, HR, customer service, etc. In addtion, our clients take advantage of affordable flexible business space, affordable Internet access, conference space, business library, and access to copier and fax services.
Incubators reduce the risk of small business failures.
Historically, incubators have reported that 87 percent of all firms
that have graduated from their incubators are still in business.
Source: Business Incubation Works