The Edge Incubator in Tuscaloosa has been hailed as one of the most exciting and innovative entrepreneurial centers in the region. It was developed to provide business owners and prospective entrepreneurs a physical location for information and services from a multitude of providers.
The mission of the Edge is to aid emerging businesses with the development of management, financial, and technical skills in a maturing environment so that they can thrive in the local business community.
The Edge is looking to provide a maturing environment for existing or potential businesses. The Edge’s working environment caters to individuals who already have existing businesses or individuals who only have business propositions and need assistance in getting a business up and running. The Edge will lead you in the right direction, considering any aspects pertaining to small business development.
If you are a business in the first three years of operation, you may be eligible to become an inresident tenant of The EDGE. You must submit one (1) copy of each of the following materials:
- Your completed and signed application
- Current business plan. The Alabama SBDC Network can help you prepare you business plan, financials, and licenses before you submit your application.
- Current financial statement and/or current personal credit report
- At least three (3) professional references
In addition to incubation space, the Edge also provides co-working space. Application for the Edge’s Co-Working Space.
The low cost co-working environment is an alternative workplace with a creative EDGE. You’ll find a great community of entrepreneurs and professional space designed to work the way you work. This open air area of drop-in desks located in the center of The EDGE, allows a new concept in productivity for the entrepreneur. Five levels of monthly membership offers a versatile business solution for drop-in space, virtual offices, meeting space and training, or a first step away from working at home.
For one-on-one confidential assistance with your business, contact the statewide team of small business specialists at the Alabama SBDC Network: 877-825-7232
To learn more about renting space at the EDGE, Tuscaloosa’s community incubator, please call 205-722-5166 to begin your journey.