Incubators/Accelerators by Services Cooperative Association
are Business Incubators? | Advisory Board
Opened January 2, 1985 ~ Houston's first and Texas' oldest business incubator
~ introduced coworking to the NBIA
"If anyone ever asks you 'Who has the
program worked for?' have them call me."
Russel Treat, President, EnerSys Corporation
Houston 100 2002 - The Aggie 100 2007,
2008 & 2011
Fast 100 2007, 2008 & 2009 - FastTech 50 2003,
2004, 2006, 2007 & 2011
HBJ "Best Place to Work" 2012
Inc. 5000 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2014
Opened March 15, 1989 ~ first in name and first in the nation ~ introduced residency incubation
to the NBIA
"Altogether a very
satisfying and richly rewarding experience.
Thank you very much for your dedication to my vision!"
Rev. Rosemary Behrens, Executive
Women Achieving Independence And Financial Success
(The first not-for profit to be incubated in the nation)
Federation of Houston Professional Women "Woman of Excellence 2002"
Founded 1991 ~ first in name and first in the nation
" . . . one of the
top entrepreneurial ecosystems in the country, if not the world."
Mark Long, Long Performance Advisors
Senior Lecturer, Entrepreneurship and Management
Indiana University Kelly School of Business
2010/2012 IU Trustees Teaching Award
1992 ~ first in name and first in the nation
" . . . got it right during
the time when many of us only sort-of got it right."
Barbara L. Harley,
Harley Consulting Group ~ California
VP - Science Park and Innovation Center Expert Group, Fellow - IC2 Institute
UKBI Award International Business Incubation Champion 2007
Founded 1993 ~ first in name and first in the nation
as a shining example of what can be accomplished
by committed well organized individuals."
Moheiddine Djabri, Director General
Societe Algerienne de Commerce International ~ Algeria
1994 ~ first in name and first in the nation
much . . ."
Sharon Jensen, Owner, RM
Trading/Investments ~ Oklahoma
Founded 1997 ~ first in name and first in the nation
"All that I
expected and more."
Gilbert Del Castillo,
1998 ~ first in name and first in the world