Tyler Area Business Incubator
Fiber Network Solutions Wins International Award
ATHENS, Ohio – The National Business Incubation Association named Fiber Network Solutions as the 2013 Outstanding Incubator Graduate in the nontechnology category today during NBIA’s International Conference on Business Incubation in Boston.
A graduate of the Tyler Area Business Incubator in Tyler, Texas, Fiber Network Solutions provides fiber optic and electrical services in the renewable energy industry. The company’s experience includes work on over 4,600 wind turbines for organizations such as GE, Siemens and Mitsubishi. Established in 2000, Fiber Network Solutions entered the Tyler Area Business Incubator in 2003. The incubator provided vital mentoring and advice and facilitated connections between Fiber Network Solutions and other skilled companies that helped with business marketing, brochures and administrative support services.
Business incubation programs like the Tyler Area Business Incubator catalyze the process of starting and growing companies by providing entrepreneurs with the expertise, networks and tools they need to make their ventures successful. NBIA estimates that in 2011 alone, North American incubators assisted about 49,000 start-up companies that provided full-time employment for nearly 200,000 workers and generated annual revenue of almost $15 billion. Approximately 7,000 business incubators operate worldwide.
The National Business Incubation Association is the world's leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. Each year, the NBIA Incubation Awards honor the business incubation programs, graduates and client companies that exemplify the best of the industry.