Kathy Burrus: "Green Hope Coaching exists to influence people to intentionally design hope”Kathy Burrus, founder of Green Hope Coaching, says "Green Hope Coaching exists to influence people to intentionally design hope.”
Larson's BarbecueTodd Larson, third place winner in the 2014 business plan competition, turned his love for barbecue into a full-time business.
Ruth Everett's Healing TouchesRuth Everett of Ruth Everett's Healing Touches provides a workshop following a Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce meeting.
We help you develop a business planKathy Keller of the Small Business Administration, Rhodes State College, Lima, leads our business plan competition classes.
BCE offers "think tank" sessions for clients
Simply put, we're business incubators.
What is the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs? Simply put, we're business incubators. We provide programs that add value to young businesses, accelerate their growth, and increase the odds of their success - that's business incubation.
Beth Bish, owner of Bluffton Pediatrics, LLC, is the first-place winner in the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs 2015 Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition, according to Brendon Matthews, BCE board president. This is the sixth year for the competition named in honor of former...
How many business owners – large or small, established or start-up – might like to discuss ideas for growth in a confidential setting with their peers?
The “think tank” idea, a project of Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs, offers that option to businesses in Bluffton and...
Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs today (Oct. 10) announced prize money and seminar dates its 2015 Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition.
SEVERAL ATTACHMENTS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS STORY PROVIDE COMPLETE DETAILS ON ENTERING THE COMPETITION.
WATCH FOR APPLICATION DETAILS FOR 2015 COMPETITION COMING SOON!
Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs will sponsor the Friday, Oct. 10, Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast program.
The free chamber breakfast is at 7 a.m. with the chamber meeting from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the...
This is the third of a three-part series on winners of the 2014 Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition. Todd Larson is the third place winner. For more information about the annual competition contact:...
This is the second of a three-part series on winners of the 2014 Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition. Kathy Burrus is the second place winner. She receives $1,000 in business start up costs from BCE.
Bluffton, Ohio is located at the crossroads of I-75 and US-30, in the counties of Allen and Hancock. Bluffton is home to a four-year university, airport, entertainment, restaurants, art galleries, churches, and more.
Many entrepreneurs question their business success in today's economy. They often ask us, "Can my business succeed in today's environment?" Our answer is YES! Many of today's successful companies were started during the Great Depression, including: Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, Texas Instruments, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Great ideas, well executed and properly supported, are successful in any economic environment.
About the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs
What is the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs? Simply put, we're business incubators. We provide programs that add value to young businesses, accelerate their growth, and increase the odds of their success — that's business incubation.
The mission of the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs (BCE) is to provide resources – financial, intellectual, and technological – in partnership with local educators and business leaders that will facilitate and nurture growth of new and developing enterprises. Moreover, the center will ultimately enhance the greater Bluffton area, not only through job growth, but also by being a visible and sustainable sponsor and promoter of innovation that will continuously attract new entrepreneurs to the area.
Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs
154 N. Main St.
P.O. Box 142
Bluffton, OH 45817 P: (419) 358-3000