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Intelligent Systems Incubator Recognized as Top 10 Technology Incubator
Norcross, GA – The Intelligent Systems Incubator has been ranked a top-performing technology incubator in a report produced by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) following a 12-month analysis of U.S. technology business incubation programs.
The Intelligent Systems Incubator ranked in the top ten programs with an information technology or electronics focus in terms of average revenue growth, average employment growth and average equity investment in incubator companies. Average revenue and employee growth are two key indicators used in the industry to measure client and incubator success.
“The ultimate goal of an incubation
program is to facilitate the business success of
its client companies,” said Dinah Adkins, NBIA
president and CEO.
“The Intelligent Systems Incubator has
created a program that provides technology
entrepreneurs with the resources they need to
create high-growth enterprises, which has
benefited both the entrepreneurs and the
business community as a whole.”
to Bonnie Herron, Executive Director of the
Intelligent Systems Incubator, “The NBIA study
validates our approach to technology business
Our entrepreneurs tell us they value our
on-site coaching, access to a peer network and
flexible facility options that support their
developing businesses without squashing the
In 2003, we are introducing an
Entrepreneur’s Resource Group which will
expand our peer coaching and networking to
technology companies beyond the incubator
top performer ranking is the latest recognition
of the incubator’s standing in the industry.
The incubator’s Executive Director, Bonnie
Herron, was recently elected Chair of the Board
of Directors of NBIA, following election to a
second term on the board.
In 1999, NBIA honored an Intelligent
Systems Incubator company with a Client of the
industry research team conducting the
study examined the make-up and performance of
technology incubators across the country to
determine the characteristics key to
Seventy-nine programs participated in the
study which was funded by a grant from the U.S.
Department of Commerce’s Office of Technology
About Intelligent Systems Incubator – The Intelligent Systems Incubator is a program of publicly traded Intelligent Systems Corporation [AMEX: INS] and is one of the longest running, privately sponsored incubators in the country. Since 1990, the Intelligent Systems Incubator has helped more than 50 companies by providing entrepreneurs with access to the business expertise of incubator executives, peer interaction, shared services, flexible lease terms and an extensive network of resources. Information about the Intelligent Systems Incubator and how to join the incubator or the Entrepreneurs Resource Group is available at www.intelsys.com or by contacting Bonnie Herron, 770/564-5504, firstname.lastname@example.org.
About NBIA - With about 950 members, the National Business Incubation Association is the world’s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. It provides thousands of professionals with information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies. Information about NBIA and business incubation can be found at www.nbia.org.
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