Quincy Center for Innovation Grand Opening October 1, 2013

September 30, 2013

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September 24, 2013 (Quincy , MA) – Quincy 2000 Collaborative, the economic development agency of the Quincy Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Eastern Nazarene College and the City of Quincy, is launching the Quincy Center for Innovation at ENC’s Old Colony Business Administration Building located at 180 Old Colony Avenue in Quincy.  The grand opening event will take place on Tuesday, October 1 from noon-1:30 p.m.

“Business growth and entrepreneurship are at the heart of our City’s great future, and the new Quincy Center for Innovation is a great example of what can happen when our stakeholders in government, business and the community come together and think creatively about ways to promote and sustain new growth in our City. The Chamber of Commerce and ENC deserve great credit for this exciting initiative, and I am thrilled that the City of Quincy will be a partner,” said Mayor Thomas P. Koch.

Quincy Center for Innovation features a deep infrastructure of supporters and resources within the Greater Boston area, and exclusive opportunities for startups in Quincy.

Startups are invited to apply to Quincy Center for Innovation, and applications are on a rolling basis, available online. Each company will gain exposure to a rich eco-system, designed to help entrepreneurs and individuals with a business concept grow to become great companies. Quincy Center for Innovation teams who advance through the program will receive world-class training and support, including access to exclusive events, mentors, inexpensive office space, funding, legal and financial advice, cofounders, media exposure and more.

Several companies have already joined the Quincy Center for Innovation.  These include:  Velesco Pharmaceuticals, Pivotal Aero Turbines, R.IS.E. Worldwide, Breaking Bounds, CBay, 30 Hands Learning, Dreamech, My Funding Place and Skills for Learning.

Visit qcilaunch.eventrite.com to RSVP for the October 1 Grand Opening. Visit www.quincyinno.com for more information.



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