Expert: Incubators help small businesses survive

“The trend nationally is that when a business starts within an incubator, they tend to be more successful,” said Ken Okrepkie, regional manager for the Ben Franklin Technology Partners, during a recent CAN DO board meeting. Small businesses that start in a business incubator have a better chance of surviving than those that don’t. Incubators like the Community Association for New Business Entrepreneurship (CAN BE) have had success in creating jobs. Read more in the Hazleton Standard Speaker story: