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Business Incubation

Business incubators are facilities designed to help new businesses get started by providing affordable rental space, onsite support services, and technical assistance (including financial and legal advice) in a unique environment that fosters growth.

An incubator manager is available at most sites to help tenants with their business planning. Tenants also have access to resources that provide management, marketing, accounting, financial, and legal assistance.

View a map of TVA-supported incubators and contact information for each one (PDF, 328 kb).

Incubators Provide More Than Just Office Space
This reprint from Business Tennessee (Nov. 2005) tells how TVA-supported incubators help improve a young company's chance for success.

National Business Incubation Association
NBIA provides professionals with the information, education, advocacy, and networking resources for assisting early-stage companies.