Build your business

Start, scale.

Stage 1: You’re beyond the idea stage and your business is validated. Time to start.

Stage 2: You’re doing it; you’ve been doing it. Time to scale.

Early-stage & scaleup

Guidance for each stage of your company.


Great ideas that meet the needs of the market.

Shifting to Sales

Go-to market strategies.

Rapidly Expanding

Growth mode.

MORTAR at Bounce

A 15-week program that helps existing and aspiring non-tech entrepreneurs build a business canvas and learn the nuances of business management.

MAGNET Iterator

Bounce and MAGNET have partnered to offer MAGNET’s Iterator program to Akron-area entrepreneurs who need help turning their physical product ideas into businesses.


Bounce’s accelerator focuses on building a software MVP. Zero percent equity to start, potential investment and access to mentors, it is for early-stage software companies.

Technology Incubator

Bounce’s incubator provides early-stage and scale-up technology companies with expert business counseling and advice from EIRs, mentoring services and networking opportunities as well as affordable office, lab or light manufacturing space.

Next Level Business Incubator

Next Level is for non-tech and minority companies and entrepreneurs who gross at least $10K annually. Bounce's business advisors and mentors work with owners one on one, to help them achieve goals, scale and market their companies.