Start-up Companies Go Through Intake System to be Admitted to the Ohio University Innovation Center

Story excerpt provided by WOUB Digital.

Written by Tom Hodson.

If a company or an entrepreneur would like to share space and resources within the Innovation Center, they must first talk with Lauren McCullough, the Client Service Coordinator and go through a rigorous intake system.

She will ask questions to determine if there is a tangible need or problem to be solved and whether this company’s or entrepreneur’s idea meets the need or solves the problem. She often gives the applicant homework to come back with specific answers to a set of questions about potential users for the product and potential markets.

Listen to the complete interview with Lauren McCullough here.

Originally published February 8, 2016.

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