NORMAN — The Journal Record recently honored Moore Norman Technology Center’s Business Development Center as a 2014 Incubator of the Year during their annual Small Business Awards banquet held at The Skirvin Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City.
The BDC earned the title along with two other business incubators: Oklahoma State University’s Student Startup Central located in Stillwater and Tri County Technology Center’s The Strategy Center in Bartlesville.
Established in 2005, Moore Norman’s BDC is one of about 50 business incubators in the state. The BDC exists to help its clients, who each own small-to-medium-sized businesses, grow and achieve their goals.
Clients are offer-ed business office and lab space at the BDC. Clients also have the opportunity to learn and grow as entrepreneurs by taking small business management classes and receiv-ing coaching by expert staff assigned to the BDC.
The BDC helps their entrepreneurs develop strategies areas of business such as:
· Developing a business plan
· Financial planning
·Human resources issues
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