What We Do

There’s a lot going on here at Bounce! Whether you’re an entrepreneur, remote worker, creative or maker, there’s something for you.

Software Accelerator

Three-month, mentorship-driven program for early-stage software startups.
Business advice, professional development and mentorship; networking opportunities; potential investment; and space to get work done.
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Technology Incubator

Bounce's longest-standing program for growing technology companies that need space and access to expertise.
Affordable space, expert business counseling, one-on-one mentorship, and networking opportunities, all part of an active, vibrant community.
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Aspiring Entrepreneur

10-week beginner course for new entrepreneurs and very early-stage, non-technology businesses
A 10-week cohort program focusing on thinking like an entrepreneur and basic business skills. If you’re thinking about entrepreneurship, this is the place to start.
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MORTAR at Bounce

15-week, cohort program for established entrepreneurs and small businesses.
A 15-week accelerator that helps established small business entrepreneurs take a deep dive into business ownership and build a comprehensive business canvas.
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Next Level Business Incubator

Structured program for small businesses ready to scale their operations.
This program is for established small businesses who are ready to scale and market their business. The cornerstone of the program is one-on-one advising with entrepreneurs-in-residence.
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The Workshop

A creative co-op and makerspace with state-of-the-art equipment, for makers, crafters, artists and builders.
Membership-based program offering 3D printers, laser cutters, leather working, textiles/sewing equipment, photography equipment and more.
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Coworking & Office Space

Ideal for entrepreneurs, small businesses, freelancers, remote workers, creatives and corporate teams.
A community to get work done in a vibrant, modern, industrial space; includes education and networking events; and members-only benefits.
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Esports Center

A 24-console, state-of-the-art esports facility in partnership with The University of Akron and New Territory Gaming.
Currently hosting game nights, tournaments and summer camps for kids. More programming coming soon!
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Event and Conference Space

Newly designed, state-of-the-art facilities offering a variety of conference rooms and amenities.
A modern, industrial space accented by locally made artwork and furnishings. Located in downtown Akron with a variety of rooms and amenities to meet your needs.
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Stray Dog Cafe

Open to the public, a central gathering spot for anyone in and around Bounce.
Coffee is fuel for ingenuity and communities are built around food. Stray Dog offers a variety of made-to-order grill items for breakfast and lunch and of course, coffee.
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