Dear Community, After two years of challenging and exciting work, it’s time for us to step away. But first, we’d like to thank you. We’re in awe of the passionate support of people like you. Your generosity and engagement kept us inspired and drove us forward. And we were so close! It’s not easy to let go when we knew we were there! Thanks to your support, we were running classes, had created a special curriculum, awakened new talent, helped launch new business, and were busy remodeling a kitchen in Dayton’s urban core—right where we belong, where we can do the most good. But the climate … [Read more...] about Synergy Incubators Is Hanging Up Its Apron
Over the past couple years, at least one segment of the food industry seems to be burgeoning not despite the recession, but because of it: food trucks. Given the tight credit market over the past few years, it takes more up-front capital to start new businesses. This makes the food truck market easier to enter than the traditional bricks and mortar restaurant business. The Dayton region has over 30 trucks in operation, with many more are on the way. Synergy Incubators, a start up non-profit that collaborates to remove obstacles to success and to educate our next generation about … [Read more...] about City Proclaims Today Food Truck Day!
Ever wondered how many food trucks Dayton has? We've got 22 listed in our DMM Dining Guide. This Friday, July 5th you'll have the chance to dine at over a dozen of them , as Synergy Incubators hosts a Food Truck Rally at 200 S. Jefferson Street from 5 -9pm. After producing food truck rallies at Urban Nights and June First Friday, which attracted many thousands of patrons, the hope is that the new location will generate vibrancy and foot traffic to the benefit of the brick and mortar business nearby. Mobile eateries participating include: Zombie Dogz, Go Cupcake, Ringo's North Star Mobile … [Read more...] about First Friday Food Truck Rally at 5th & Jefferson, The Start of Something More!
First Friday brings the second ever Dayton Food Truck Rally to downtown! Last month six trucks lined up at Riverscape and on a dreary day that rained off an on all day, no one was sure what to expect. The food truck operators weren't sure whether to cancel due to weather, or show up, but how many to prep for? What they found was an overwhelming turnout, where guests lined up in the rain by the hundreds! Lines reached from the streets almost back to the pavilion. The turn out was huge and for some of the trucks it was more than they had on hand. What they learned is that Dayton loves … [Read more...] about June First Friday MIX 107.7 Food Truck Rally!
Join us for 2 valuable hours focusing on making your business a viable dream come true: Dive in with Kimberly Collett, Olive, an urban dive: Creating your business and financial plan. This class is for folks that have done their homework, flushed out their ideas, and are ready to put it on paper. It’s time to get serious about your business idea! Real regional insight, valuable tools and templates, a chance to ask questions and an opportunity for follow-up on your progress 6-8 weeks later. Ready to take the plunge into your first venture? Find out what it really takes. Get started on a solid … [Read more...] about Map the Plan for Your Business Idea!