A Small Business Resource Center for Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurs

At GLIDE, our expert team, resources, and funding opportunities help you refine your business process and ideas into a commercial success.

Support Services

Our small business resource center provides a wealth of offerings to help you build sound practices and bring your vision to life.

Business Services

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Access to Resources

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Access to Funding

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Incubator Space

We offer our entrepreneurs an amenity-rich incubator space that provides everything needed to focus on growing your business and building meaningful relationships. Learn more and schedule a tour today.

About Us

Located at the Lorain County Community College campus, GLIDE is a regional innovation center, business hub, and incubator space offering comprehensive services and support to tech startups in Northeast Ohio. Meet our team and discover how we support this thriving community.

> 6,842

Entrepreneurs Assisted

> 300

Portfolio Companies Mentored


Companies Currently Incubating

Portfolio Companies’ Impact

$673 million

Revenue Growth

> $926 million

Follow-On Funding

> 1,200

Jobs Created


Our small business resource center has successfully helped thousands of entrepreneurs achieve commercial success — and positively influence the Northeast Ohio economy and job market — through expert guidance, partnerships, and funding opportunities.