Enterprise Development Corporation Opens New Incubator Workspace in Boca Raton for Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs
South Florida-based non-profit expands options for emerging growth companies seeking office space and resources
MIAMI & BOCA RATON, FLA. – (April 22, 2014) – Enterprise Development Corporation, a South Florida-based non-profit that provides comprehensive support services to emerging high-growth companies, has announced its opening of a new incubator workspace in Boca Raton, Fla., for start-ups and entrepreneurs.
The incubator, located at 751 Park of Commerce Drive, provides initially more than 6,000 square feet of space equipped with the elements that entrepreneurs need to succeed, including a large conference room, small conference rooms,19 individual offices, a lounge area for networking and training, and a kitchen. Already, confirmed companies include: EGLA; ALDA & Associates International; AppwoRx; Joust; SilverLogic; ReliaBILL Solutions; WallJunkie; Stadson; Wind2Share; WebMaster Radio; and Wunderbar Consulting. Others are expected to come on board soon.
The move follows EDC’s decision late last year to relocate from the Florida Atlantic University Research Park facility to make its service offerings available to more companies throughout South Florida. Plans for a second phase in June will expand the space to over 12,000 square feet and the total companies to 30 plus add an event and co-working space supporting 40 additional entrepreneurs. The EDC is accepting applications for Phase II.
“We are excited to a deliver an innovative solution for early stage companies in Boca Raton as part of our mission to help catalyze and support South Florida start-ups and entrepreneurs,” said Rob Strandberg, CEO of EDC. “Our plan is to create a ‘business greenhouse’ and provide start-ups with a smart working and learning environment and comprehensive resources and tools that they need to flourish.”
More information for start-ups and entrepreneurs about the new incubator is available at www.edc-tech.org or by calling (561) 620-8494.
About Enterprise Development Corporation
Enterprise Development Corporation provides advisory and support services to help position entrepreneurs, investors, and partners for success and grow South Florida’s start-up ecosystem. As part of its mission, the nonprofit organization actively facilitates connections between entrepreneurs and investors, organizes impactful events, attracts capital, and helps shape a regional agenda to strengthen the local entrepreneurial community. For start-ups, the EDC provides mentorship, strategic development, assistance and management of incubator programs, and general advisory services. Since 1994, it has helped more than 300 companies per year, and its total economic impact in South Florida has exceeded $500 million. For more information, visit www.edc-tech.org.
Editor’s Notes: Interviews and tours of the facility are available upon request