I  The Entrepreneurs Center (TEC)


     Office Locations:

714 East Monument Avenue
Dayton, OH 45402
Phone: 937-281-0098
Fax: 937-281-0099



  • Seed



  • Business Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    The Entrepreneurs Center was established as a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit corporation in 1998 with the first tenants moving in on September 1, 2000. TEC seeks to graduate successful tenants who will continue to contribute to the economic health of the region through the creation of jobs. TEC accepts tenants with business concepts in the IT, Engineering Science and Technology, Prototype Manufacturing and Manufacturing related technologies, Bio-Med Technology, and Automotive Technology. The Center provides a technology infrastructure that will foster the development of innovative, leading edge, market oriented, technology based products and services. Examples of services available include but are not limited to: Dual T1 Data Bandwidth; built-in enterprise firewall, and a Vodavi XTS Communication System that includes voice mail, conference calling, call forward, caller ID and wireless capability. TEC also offers, guidance mentors, free and reduced outside services, access to debt and equity financing, business technical assistance, quarterly review of financials, and centralized office and administrative services.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Barbara Hayde President
    Jim Hill Business Incubation Manager


    Portfolio companies include:

      Accelerated Solutions Group
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      Acclimate Supply Chain Solutions
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      Applied Optimization
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      Commuter Advertising
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      Detection Innovations
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      LGT Material Technology
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      Ohio Small Business Development Center
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      Rutherford Graphic Products
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      Technology First
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      Van Hoose Associates
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