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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
5 Nov. 2015Accelerate Akron: November 2015 NewsletterRead the latest news from the Akron Global Business Accelerator in their newsletter, Accelerate Akron.Read More
3 Nov. 2015Internationally known PechaKucha series to debut in Akron, showcase local creative Some of Akron’s most creative and innovative minds from diverse backgrounds will come together to showcase their work on Nov. 13 at the inaugural PechaKucha Akron (PK Akron). The public is invited to attend this exciting, fun event that has been described as a “mini-TED talk” but with a party-like atmosphere. Doors open at 7 p.m. with presentations at 8 p.m. at The Bit Factory located on the fifth floor of the Akron Global Business Accelerator, 526 S. Main St., Akron. The event is free, with a $2 suggested donation at the door to support PechaKucha International. The November PechaKucha Akron Volume I is the first quarterly event in the series. Read More
27 Oct. 2015Salsbury-Schweyer, Inc Named Award Recipient for Leadership in Landscape SustainabilityThe Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) named Salsbury-Schweyer, Inc the 2015 recipient of its Leadership in Landscape Sustainability award. Salsbury-Schweyer is owned by Samuel Salsbury, FAPLD and Sabrena Schweyer, FAPLD, and is located in Akron, Ohio.Read More