2017 Incubator Participants

Spaceworks’ Incubator participants are provided with the tools, resources, and support they need to start a small business or non-profit in Tacoma, and they enjoy peer support and exchange while in our program. Each year we select a group of participants for the program, and you can learn more about the creative businesses that participated in each cohort.

More Entrepreneurs: 2018 – 2017 – 2016 – 2015  – 20142013201220112010


Tacoma Strong
Hannah Gilmore

Real estate for practical, passionate people who care about Tacoma. (more…)

The Magic Circus
Perry Petaccia & Shannon Shintani

The Magic Circus facilitates engaging educational programs related to circus arts for children of all ages. (more…)

Wind Talker Innovations
Ryan Luther

Wind Talker Innovations uses existing technologies in unconventional ways to provide 3D safety and data communications around the globe. (more…)

Runamok Woodworks
Zach Bernard

Heirloom quality wood furniture (more…)

Baird Textile & Sundry
Ericka Baird & Noah Baird

Sewing haven, focused on clothing (more…)

Kirsten Reynolds

Restyle Clothing Company upcycles gently used upscale clothing and accessories. (more…)

Erica Johnson

Canned hopes to be a regional household name in pickled goods, making every barbecue, family get together and late night snack just a little more delicious. (more…)

Shanti Sound Healing + Yoga
Christina Felty

Shanti provides mind-body services that help to improve health & wellness and decrease stress through sound healing, meditation, yoga and more. (more…)

Whirr and Thrum
AJ Lindner-Michaelson

Entrepreneur AJ Lindner-Michaelson will open his business Whirr and Thrum to teach and explore new technology (more…)

Pod Works
Kayla Schroader and Diana Murray

The Pod Works is a mom-minded (kid-friendly) co-working and lifestyle space. (more…)

Love Letters Intimates
Catrina MacCalla

Lovers of style saw made-to-measure lingerie designs by Love Letters intimates, launched downtown Tacoma by Catrina MacCalla (more…)

Starlight Media
Konika Clemons

Iconic Arts Complex
Tiffany Sanders and Jimmy Shields

Tacoma’s newest dance studio! A place where all people can come to escape, to be inspired and JUST DANCE! (more…)

Healing Renaissance
Paulette Brown and Dominick Weems

Healing Renaissance focuses on the internal and external health of individuals to through natural healing remedies, fashion, music, art, and literature.  (more…)

Creative Colloquy
Jackie Casella & Christina Butcher

Creative Colloquy fosters the writing community in the South Sound through unique literary events and publications.  (more…)

Tacoma Aikikai
Ea Murphy

Tacoma Aikikai embraces a traditional aikido training environment, rooted in the lineage and discipline of Japanese martial traditions. (more…)

Uplift Yoga
Anna Noel

Uplift is a full-service yoga studio and healing arts center, specializing in AntiGravity® Aerial Yoga, as well as Sound Healing & Thai Yoga Therapy services. (more…)

Jade & Co.
Jeanne Serrano

Jade & Co Succulent Boutique seeks to be Washington’s succulent grower, supplier, and retailer of hardy and tender succulents. Growing, creating, teaching and collaborating in succulent appreciation. Because flowers die. (more…)

Burns Violins
Mike Burns

Burns Violins specializes in repair, restoration, new instrument making, rentals and sales of violins, violas, bows, and accessories. (more…)

Renaissance 21
LeShawn Gamble

Created by Tacoma-Seattle artistst LeShawn Gamble, Renaissance 21 focus is equity through utilizing art, mentorship, education, and entrepreneurship. (more…)

More Entrepreneurs: 2018 – 2017 – 2016 – 2015  – 20142013201220112010