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Driving technology, reviving the economy and creating jobsCommitted to delivering great ideas and innovation throughout the world, strengthening the economy and job market here in Akron and Northeast Ohio. Learn more.
Programs that prepare entrepreneurs and build businessesSeasoned entrepreneurs and business experts that mentor and guide companies through the various stages of bringing a product to market. Learn more.
Professional presence in an environment that’s right for youA cool, new location for your business and an ecosystem of like-minded entrepreneurs and other professionals who support, mentor and help each other. Learn more.

The Akron Global Business Accelerator is home to one of the country’s top performing technology business incubators.  Through our programs, young companies in diverse fields receive the support they need to take their businesses to the next level. 

Recent news
24 Apr. 2015First all-female team wins $10,000 LaunchTown Entrepreneurial AwardA team of women from The University of Akron topped four other finalists from area universities to earn the grand prize of $10,000 in cash, as well as mentoring services at the annual LaunchTown™ Entrepreneurial Awards final pitch night on April 23. Read More
26 Jan. 2015Latest news from the Accelerator - January 2015Read the latest news from the Akron Global Business Accelerator in the January 2015 Accelerate Akron newsletter.Read More
9 Jan. 2015 IgnitionOne recognized as a "Visionary" for its cloud-based digital marketing platform technologyIgnitionOne recognized as a "Visionary" for its cloud-based digital marketing platform technologyRead More