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SERVING STARTUPS & NEW BUSINESSES

 

Founded in 2007, the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs has served entrepreneurs in the fields of retail, technology, healthcare, the arts, personal services, manufacturing, e-commerce, and more.

2019-2020 ANNUAL REPORT

 

The BCE staff and board of directors connect startups, young businesses, and evolving businesses with relationships, resources, and learning opportunities. 

 

Are you looking for a referral, feedback on your business ideas and plans, opportunities to learn new skills, or sources of funding? The BCE can help you get started on the right foot.

 

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EVENTS
BCE ANNUAL REPORT
Program at November Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce meeting
7:30 a.m., Nov. 12, Town Hall

2022 ROPP TRIPLETT BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION
Wednesday evenings, January-March
Bluffton Town Hall

Schedule 1-on-1 meeting with BCE executive director: blufftonce@gmail.com

PROGRAMS ON YOUTUBE
PROGRAMS ON YOUTUBE

15 minutes with Krysti's Music Studio

Krysti and Phil Schey answer questions about being music teachers and entrepreneurs.

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OUR MISSION

The Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit business incubator serving Allen, Hancock, Hardin, and Putnam counties.

We provide programs that aid young businesses, accelerate their growth, and increase the odds of their success.

 

The mission of the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs (BCE) is to provide financial, intellectual, and technological resources. We partner with educators and business leaders to nurture local enterprises.

 

We enhance the greater Bluffton, Ohio area through job growth and by being a visible and sustainable promoter of innovation.

BLUFFTON CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURS
2018 TALK BACK SERIES
2018 TALK BACK SERIES

Dick McGarrity, founding member

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GREENHORN, BLUFFTON
GREENHORN, BLUFFTON

Jonah Agner & Bob Bell (not pictured), 2020 prize recipient

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BLUFFTON PEDIATRICS
BLUFFTON PEDIATRICS

Beth Bish (far right), 2015 prize recipient

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2018 TALK BACK SERIES
2018 TALK BACK SERIES

Dick McGarrity, founding member

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