YBI’S LAKE TO RIVER SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS (L2RSBS) PROGRAM LAUNCHES IN ASHTABULA COUNTY

YBI ANNOUNCES NEW BUSINESS PROGRAM COORDINATOR TO ASSIST EMERGING AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN ASHTABULA COUNTY Ashtabula, OH— YBI is expanding their services to Ashtabula County with the addition of a new Business Program Coordinator, Ginny Pasha, who will work directly with entrepreneurs to support small business development in the eastern corridor of Ohio through…

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YOUNGSTOWN STARTUP AIMS TO CHANGE THE WAY CONSUMERS SHOP

Four The Greater Good is taking on the responsibility for how their products are being made YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Jessica Boccio had tried everything on the market for her two young children (then ages 2 and 4) who were both suffering from eczema at the time. After numerous doctor visits and several steroid creams later,…

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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR YBI ‘SHARK TANK’ EVENT

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR YBI ‘SHARK TANK’ EVENT YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Local and regional entrepreneurs will have a chance to earn prize money to fund their business ideas at the 3rd Annual “Shark Tank” pitch competition and fundraising event hosted by the Youngstown Business Incubator and sponsored by Leonard J. Fisher Family, Vince & Phyllis…

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YBI ANNOUNCES 6 ‘SHARKS’ FOR SHARK TANK EVENT

YBI ANNOUNCES 6 ‘SHARKS’ FOR SHARK TANK EVENT YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator announced the six “sharks” that will serve on the panel at the 3rd Annual Shark Tank Event October 6 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center: Ray Mancini, Entrepreneur and Boxing Legend, Ellen Tressel, Philanthropist, Herb Washington, CEO/Founder of HLW Fast Track…

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4 Challenges Women in Entrepreneurship Face and How to Overcome Them

On average, women-owned companies grow by 84% compared to men-owned companies, growing by 78% since launching. Yet, men still account for the vast majority of business owners.  Many women are choosing to make their own paths in today’s competitive business environment. Progress has been made but inequality still exists, with women of color having to…

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Not Everyone is College Bound and THAT’S OK.

The “college for all” message seems to be doing more harm than good. Far too many students from all demographics are making choices that result in failure.    The narrative of graduating high school, attending a four-year university and accepting a well-paying job right after is not a reality for most Americans anymore. College graduates…

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YOUNGSTOWN BUSINESS INCUBATOR ANNOUNCES DEFENSE INNOVATION HUB WITH SUPPORT FROM U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TIM RYAN

ACME General Corp. establishes technology development center at YBI Youngstown, OH – Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) is announcing that the City of Youngstown, with the support of U.S. Representative Tim Ryan, is welcoming defense innovation firm ACME General Corp. to work on next-generation software platforms and tools in support of development of next-generation national security…

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