InBIA is a global nonprofit organization that has welcomed and supported entrepreneurial organizations for over 30 years. Serving a diverse group of entrepreneurship centers, program managers, directors, and policymakers, we help guide, mentor, and develop sustainable entrepreneur support programs in every industry and demographic around the globe. Our goal is to enrich the entire ecosystem by providing industry resources, education, events, and global programming to help our members better serve the needs of their unique communities and regions. Our mission is to help communities enable their entrepreneurs to transform their dreams into innovative businesses that make global prosperity a reality.
We are a global network
Entrepreneurs face many common challenges as they seek to transform their ideas into high-growth companies. Business incubators, accelerators, coworking spaces, and other entrepreneurship support organizations are critical to their success because they provide connections to the right education, mentors, partners, community influencers, and investors that are essential to their growth.
An InBIA membership means you’re joining a global community of your peers and other entrepreneurship support organizations that include a network of mentors, partners, influencers, and ecosystem builders. As an InBIA member, you will have direct access to our global network as well as a wide range of industry leadership and resources. To learn more about membership, click below.
We provide a wide range of services to assist entrepreneurial organizations in enabling high-impact programs. We offer a global community membership, education and training, industry news and resources, and designations and accreditations.
Global Community Membership
Our global community includes over 2,200 members across 62 nations. Member portfolio companies include business incubators, accelerators, coworking spaces, makerspaces, university commercialization & entrepreneurship centers, small business development centers, and economic development organizations focused on building sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems in their communities.
Training & Education
InBIA’s Training and Educational Program is truly the only one of its kind. Our comprehensive set of courses provides 360-degree insight into the best practices for building sustainable entrepreneurship programs.
Industry News & Resources
We partner with some of the best in the business. We curate industry news that is created in collaboration with some of our partners, sponsors, members, and global ambassadors. Our team is consistently researching and publishing the most up-to-date information in the industry.
Designations & Accreditations
We currently offer a rigorous Soft Landings designation that recognizes entrepreneurship centers excelling in providing foreign companies with critical knowledge and services to assist them in expanding their businesses into international markets.
Partner with us!
We align ourselves with partners who share in our vision and passion for global prosperity through entrepreneurship. Our partners recognize the value of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and the impact it has on global economic development, innovation, and accelerated change. We welcome partnership opportunities from organizations of all sizes and would love to work with you.
To learn more about our Partnership Program, please contact Andrea Wesser-Brawner via email at [email protected].