Turning great ideas into great businesses

Technology development is hard. Growing a business is also hard.

But you don’t have to do it alone.

Let YBI’s resources for tech entrepreneurs help you establish a path to greatness.

YBI’s Vision

The Youngstown Business Incubator will leverage its entrepreneurial expertise and resource network to meaningfully impact technology-based economic development and community wealth.

YBI’s Mission

Our mission is to facilitate the creation of high-value businesses through collaborative partnerships that promote innovative technologies and long-term, sustainable employment opportunities, with a focus on information technology and advanced manufacturing.

We know what a tech entrepreneur needs to succeed

We help accelerate the development and growth of emerging businesses by providing invaluable services, including:


Resource networks

Marketing strategy

Funding resources


Additive manufacturing services

YBI maintains a specialized focus in additive manufacturing, and with that, offers unique support for entrepreneurs in this industry, including:

A network of peers in your space

Only YBI houses managed clusters in software and additive manufacturing, communities of entrepreneurs that share their expertise, technical skills and resources.

A literal peer network of support.


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