West Oakland Small Business Incubator

About the Project

A West Oakland incubator will mobilize budding entrepreneurs to gain stake and build thriving businesses in a rapidly changing community.

Recent Updates

Dec. 19, 2013

A link to our final presentation http://shar.es/Ox2Z3

A link to our final presentation http://shar.es/Ox2Z3

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Dec. 19, 2013

Interview Highlights for Video

Interview Highlights for Video

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Dec. 19, 2013

Interview Highlights for Video

Interview Highlights for Video

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Dec. 19, 2013

Video Brainstorming November

Video Brainstorming November

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Dec. 19, 2013

Solution Matrix from October

Solution Matrix from October

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Dec. 19, 2013

Need Mapping from October

Need Mapping from October

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Dec. 19, 2013

The three-stage incubator in post-its

The three-stage incubator in post-its

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Dec. 19, 2013

The entire mid-stage business model in post-its

The entire mid-stage business model in post-its

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Dec. 19, 2013

Business Model Generation

Business Model Generation

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Dec. 19, 2013

More business model generation

More business model generation

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Dec. 19, 2013

Some process photo updates from our brainstorming sessions

Some process photo updates from our brainstorming sessions

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Dec. 16, 2013

7th street storefronts, potential site of future businesses served by the incubator

7th street storefronts, potential site of future businesses served by the incubator

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Dec. 16, 2013

Mandela Foods, a model late-stage business client and already a beneficiary of the Mandela Marketplace Incubator

Mandela Foods, a model late-stage business client and already a beneficiary of the Mandela Marketplace Incubator

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Dec. 16, 2013

A pupusería, another potential mid-stage incubator client

A pupusería, another potential mid-stage incubator client

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Dec. 16, 2013

Upperkutz, a West Oakland barbershop and potential mid-stage business client

Upperkutz, a West Oakland barbershop and potential mid-stage business client

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Dec. 15, 2013

Photos coming soon!

Photos coming soon!

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Dec. 15, 2013

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Dec. 15, 2013

Our final video is here! Click this link:

Our final video is here! Click this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdlwbc8vdJU

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Dec. 15, 2013

We've just finished updating our final presentation for the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project to use to connect with potential partners.

We've just finished updating our final presentation for the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project to use to connect with potential partners.

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Opportunities

Business Mentor

Mentoring rising West Oakland entrepreneurs

West Oakland Small Business Incubator

Community Asset Mapper

Mapping Community Members for Entrepreneurship Potential

West Oakland Small Business Incubator