CEG leads many collaborative efforts with regional businesses, institutions, incubators, universities and investors towards developing a gap-free entrepreneurship pipeline to support our local entrepreneurship ecosystem.

CEG continues to grow this ecosystem by:



CEG has hosted nearly 300 startups in our VentureB program – coaching and prepping them for making an investment pitch. Is your business model scalable? Have you already launched a product/service with customers? Do you think you are ready to pitch investors?


Innovation Workshops

Before you dive too deep into writing your business plan, start building the foundation of your business concept. Attending innovation workshops provides you the opportunity to explore tools, network, and find people to help you build out your next big idea.


Innovate 518

Innovate 518 connects early-stage, innovative, high-tech companies to numerous assets and business development resources, supporting their journey to commercialization.

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Funding Partners