Technology/Technology-Enabled Companies

High-Tech Heroes

Big, technology-enabled idea? Check! Addressable market of $250+ million? Check! Launching in the Dayton Region? Check! The EC has the support and program for you!

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Entrepreneurial Services Provider Program

The Entrepreneurial Services Provider Program (ESP), a $29.8M initiative led in partnership with the State of Ohio and the Ohio Third Frontier Commission provides mentoring, support services, and capital to early-stage technology companies. Our ESP program supports tech entrepreneurs with big ideas – the type of entrepreneurs with the passion and dedication to see their vision from concept to growth, whose ideas will disrupt industries and transform expectations. Does this sound like you? Then your next step is to share an overview of your business and types of assistance you might need. Connect with us to get started!

Client Testimonials

"The Entrepreneurial Center provided me great resources during the most critical time of my start-up…… “my pre-start-up stage”. Having an inexpensive dedicated space that I could focus on my business plan and strategy was key. In addition, the human resources available to me during this stage was very useful. Having access to people that had experience in business was very important and the Entrepreneurial Center both had these people internal as well as connected me with many other people to assist me in the development of my business."

Greg S. Smith

EC Alumni - Founder of Energy Optimizers, USA
GSS Consulting, LLC

"The EC played an enormous role in taking our business to the next level. They provided us with essential resources including a connection to an entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) at the EC. Karen Posey, President of KP Strategies, has been our secret weapon. Karen has helped us think about what was possible and provided resources to prepare us for the exponential growth we are experiencing. Working with a WBENC certified female-run business is especially important to us! Thank you to the EC for all the support you've provided!"

Shelly Heller

Tempagenix, LLC

"I am so blessed and thankful for everyone that has helped us get to this point. Much to do, improve and perfect. But to be able to breathe a little is priceless. It has had many twists and turns, many blessings, and a ton learned. And I could have never done it without your help and EC/ESP" 

Chris Yancey

Perma Edge

“The EC is an incredible organization supporting high growth companies out of Dayton and our IP and corporate teams match up really well with the needs of their clientele.”

Vance V. VanDrake, III

Patent Attorney

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