2017 business plan competition winners - THE FOOD STORENancy Corle (left) and Jonah Agner (right) of The Food Store are the 2017 Established Bluffton Business division winners in the BCE business plan competition.
Think tank with Bluffton chamberBCE think tanks enable businesses to seek solutions to business questions. The think tanks bring together professionals from various backgrounds to help in problem-solving.
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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.
Five businesses are winners in this year’s Bluffton Center for Entrepreneur’s Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition.
Awards were presented March 21 in BCE open house in the Bluffton town hall. This is the 9th annual competition, according to Brendon Matthews, BCE board...
Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs will hold an awards night for its 2017 Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition and will offer free dessert, thanks for local entrepreneurial caterers.
The family-friendly free event is from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, in the third floor...
Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs asks local business owners this attention-grabber: “What would you do with an extra $1,000?”
One business in the 45817 zip code area will win $1,000 to be used to improve its business or to assist in adding a new product, thanks to BCE’s Ropp...
Cash and in-kind awards valued at $7,000 are prizes in Bluffton Center For Entrepreneurs’ 2017 Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition.
The contest offers a Start-up Division and Emerging Business Division, accepting entries from Allen, Hancock, Putnam and Hardin counties.
How can Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs best serve established Bluffton businesses and start-up Bluffton businesses?
BCE posed the question to Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce members during the first chamber breakfast of the 2016-17 season on Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2016....
Paula Scott of Bluffton will offer two workshops in January titled “Improving Business Visibility Online,” hosted by Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs.
She will provide a brief overview of the workshops during Friday’s Dec. 11, chamber breakfast in the town hall.
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
110 S. Main St.
P.O. Box 142
Bluffton, OH 45817 P: (419) 358-3000