The Youngstown Business Incubator is an internationally recognized program focused on the development of B2B software application companies in the Mahoning Valley. Its success has been well documented by Businessweek, Inc., The Economist, Next City, Entrepreneur, Details, Governing, Salon, the German Financial Times, and the BBC, CNN, NPR, MSNBC, ABC and Tokyo Broadcasting. YBI is ranked as the 11th best university affiliated incubator in the world by the Stockholm, Sweden based University Business Incubator Index.

Its 32 portfolio companies operate out of a YBI owned five building campus in downtown Youngstown, Ohio. Its campus is also home to a federally funded research and development center, America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (

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