Business Incubator

Hatch@Sprout!

Hatch@Sprout! is here to continue the tradition of launching successful businesses of all kinds in Lane County.

Hatch’s business development program equips entrepreneurs with the financial resources and skills necessary to achieve long-term economic stability. The Hatch program is integrated with other NEDCO services to  produce long-term success for Lane County’s dynamic general and food industry businesses.

We are conveniently located across the street from Marketplace@Sprout! and Kitchen@Sprout!,  offering our food-based businesses a centralized area to access production facilities and hungry consumers as well as counseling and classes support.

Current Hatch Services

Hatch Activator Series – Do you have a great idea for a small business, but not sure how to get started? This program will help you assess your entrepreneurial potential and business idea. Benefits include

  • Individual Coaching
  • Business Concept & Plan Development
  • Entrepreneurial Education Classes
  • Hands-On Workshops and Panel Discussions
  • Personal & Business Financial Education
  • Access to Service Provider & Mentor Networks
  • Networking Events
  • Access to Financial Resources
  • Access to Affordable Office Space
  • Business Matched Savings & Loan Programs
  • Incubator Prep Program

Hatch Incubator Series – If you operate a small business and are ready to take the leap to the next level, join us! This program will provide you with the foundation for long-term financial and business success. Benefits include:

  • One-On-One Business Coaching
  • Entrepreneurial Education Classes, Hands-On Workshops, Panel Discussions
  • Personal & Business Financial Education
  • On-Site Business Assessment
  • Access to Service Provider & Mentor Networks
  • Networking Events
  • Access to Financial Resources
  • Access to Affordable Office Space
  • Business Matched Savings & Loan Programs
  • Annual Membership Program

For entrepreneurs currently operating an early stage business.

Lessons From the Field – A Series of Panel Discussions Designed for Local Entrepreneurs Successful, local business professionals share lessons learned, industry insights, and answer questions.

Click here to see the current Hatch class listing and fee structure.

Contact Hatch business counselors for more info.