Discover the services you need to overcome second stage growing pains.
We Help You Grow
The Office of Innovation + Creativity helps innovative companies with a proven success record (revenues from $1MM to $50MM and 10 to 100 employees) with strategic growth decisions by providing access to in-depth market research, geographic market expansion potential and connection to implementation resources.
Grow Big or Go Home
Access to highly skilled and specialized research teams that provide vital information to help second-stage companies make decisions to accelerate growth. The focus areas of support are: Market Research, Geospatial Analysis, and Advanced Digital Marketing. Through the generation of specialized data reports we support second stage companies refine their core strategy decisions by finding new markets, generating qualified sales leads, and effectively utilize digital media and SEO to drive revenue increases. Apply now!
The strategic information you need to address challenges, discover best practices, and identify innovative ideas: delivered through skilled workshops led by industry experts and through our newsletter, blog, and social media channels. Visit our Innovation Forum.
Connect with a community of growth-oriented second stage companies through CEO Roundtables, mixers, EGI (Economic Gardening Initiative) peer groups, and networking events. Visit the HCDC calendar and look for OIC-specific events.
Companies on the Rise
Great things are expected from OIC’s partner corporations as they implement their strategies for growth. Here’s some companies you should keep your eye on!
You’re in Good Company
HCDC has helped many of the fastest growing and well respected companies in the region succeed.
Don’t Take Our Word for It
“Working with HCDC has been very easy. I can always call with any questions. Most people have heard of the SBA, but without HCDC, the bank won’t come in, and you won’t get state and local investment.”
“HCDC was able to take our strategic concept and support our efforts to bring it to life through tactical execution, from working with vendors and business owners to coordinating key partner meetings. Their involvement was a key to our success!”