Small town incubator draws international interest
group of entrepreneurs from all over the country are bringing big ideas to life in a small northern
Harbor Springs helps entrepreneurs get funding and guidance to develop their business plans.
Breighner is on the ground floor at Coolhouse Labs. His hope is to make Harbor Springs the destination for people with an idea.
You come here and you can have th
focused resources wh
you can come in and work for
ten weeks, build a business and get all the resources you would get in a big city, but you can get it in a place that's focused on you," Coolhouse Labs Founder Jordan Breighner said.
tech startups are currently developing their business plans.
ach team from a different region
Chicago, New York, and one team from Taiwan.
It's pretty simple we give them
$25,000, we give them access to our mentor network that's about 50 strong now, and we give them resources to help them build their company in ten weeks," Breighner said.
o far the businesses have found this incubator rather helpful.
Dixon is working on a website for men's fashion and style called TRNK New York.
I think we are much more focused and we have a much clearer vision about the next six months, 12 months
and even 5 years down the line
o I think we have a good path
," Dixon said.
until August 23rd to develop their plan
before they debut their work before a panel of investors
and then they will find out if their business will continue to grow.