The AHA! Hub is a Startup Incubator/Accelerator/Co-working space that offers flexible working stations, mentoring, education, and networking opportunities to stage one companies founded by Deerfield Beach Residents.
The main goal of the AHA! Hub is to nurture the development of entrepreneurial companies, helping them survive and grow during the start-up period with an array of business support services and resources tailored to young firms.
The AHA! Hub will also provide informative programming, professional connections and vital resources in a collaborative environment.
Due to limited funding and limited space options, the hub needs to determine which business start-ups have a strong potential to succeed and create employment opportunities in the community.
Some of the eligibility requirements include:
At least one of the business owners must be a full-time resident of Deerfield Beach.
The applicant must be in the early stages of business development (first three years).
The applicant must be a for-profit business with growth potential.
The applicant must demonstrate a strong market for products and services.
The applicant must have potential for positive economic impact on the community through a technology, product, or service deemed to have a high marketplace potential.
Further information will be available soon, along with application form and program guidelines.
Local businesses and organizations interested in supporting the program, are encouraged to contact Gigi Chazu, Economic Development Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954-395-6051.