Incubator: cultivating small businesses

Spaceworks’ Incubator provides relevant and meaningful small business training, technical assistance, workshops, coaching, and peer-to-peer support to entrepreneurs creating or growing Tacoma-based businesses. We work with a growing roster of innovative, creative businesses that are strengthening our economy and making Tacoma a destination city.

We encourage entrepreneurs who are seeking to launch or grow a thriving business to participate in our Incubator program. To join, you must attend our hands-on, step-by-step, strategy-building Entrepreneur Success Workshop. Anyone is welcome to participate, but registration is required. Sign up for Notifications or attend Spaceworks Info Session to learn about the next workshop and application process.

Featured Incubator Participants

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…)

Renaissance 21
LeShawn Gamble

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

Tacoma Aikikai
Ea Murphy

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

The Arts & Crafts Press
Yoshiko Yamamoto & Bruce Smith

Founded by Yoshiko Yamamoto & Bruce Smith,  The Arts & Crafts Press is a small letterpress printing studio. (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…)

Tinkertopia
RR Anderson & Darcy Anderson

A creative reuse center opened in downtown Tacoma in July 2013! It is a destination for teachers, students, artists, crafters, inventors, makers, hackers, and tinkerers of any age in search of unique reclaimed materials for any creative endeavor. (more…)

Write253
Mary Fox

Write253, a free, non-profit community writing center for students ages 6-18, is an innovative program offering one-on-one tutoring, workshops, a drop-in writing room and creative publishing opportunities. (more…)

Burns Violins
Mike Burns

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

Creative Colloquy
Jackie Casella & Christina Butcher

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

Interested in receiving opportunity notifications for the Incubator program?

    check all that apply
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.