Helping grow a great community!
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.
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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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: email@example.com
of entrepreneurs & supporters
IN THE MEDIA
15 Minutes with the Et Cetera Shop (Bluffton Icon)
15 Minutes with entrepreneur Derek Dukes (Bluffton Icon)
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
Beth Bish (far right), 2015 prize recipient
Dick McGarrity, founding member
Jonah Agner & Bob Bell (not pictured), 2020 prize recipient