Business Incubator Program

National research demonstrates that the long-term success rate of a new business improves significantly when the business participates in a business incubator program.

Modeled after proven business incubator programs nationally, Hannah Grimes’ Business Incubator is more than a terrific office space: it’s a low-cost business growth program that engages you in learning, planning, sharing, and actively growing your business with other like-minded entrepreneurs.

The Business Incubator Program at the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship includes business development and educational services, professional networking and peer-learning, and supported, private office space. You are an Associate (not just a tenant) in a collaborative program that emphasizes business skills education and accountability for planning and growing your business.

As an Associate, the Business Incubator Program Includes:

• Strong small business educational programming
• Professionally facilitated peer-learning
• Private office space scaled for your needs
• Affordability with low, move-in-ready, overhead
• High speed internet connection – wired and wireless – included
• All utilities (with the exception of phone services)
• Shared conference room
• Networked multi-function copy and fax machine
• Outstanding professional networking opportunities
• Accountability to business and revenue goals
• Collaboration with like-minded entrepreneurs
• On-site business support services
• 24/7 access to your office
• Kitchen and shower facilities
• Substantial resource library
• Convenient downtown Keene location

Available Business Incubator Program Office Space

As Incubator Associates succeed and grow their businesses, they “graduate” from the Business Incubator Program and move to independent space. As a result, office space continuously becomes available at the Center. Currently available space includes:

Office 117 (90 sq. ft. $275/mo.)
Office 118 (93 sq. ft. $285/mo.)
Office 119 (94 sq. ft. $285/mo.)
Office 202 (60 sq. ft. $325/mo.)
Office 203 (65 sq.ft. $325/mo.)
Office 204 (73 sq.ft. $325/mo.)

Business Incubator Program Cost: All elements of the Business Incubator Program are included in one simple monthly fee, based on the size of the office you choose. Currently, fees range from $275 to $500 per month.

To learn more about becoming an Associate in the Hannah Grimes Business Incubator Program and locating your business at the Center for Entrepreneurship contact the Center at (603) 352-5063 or email