A Hub for Entrepreneurship

The Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub can help start-ups and small businesses whether in the early stages of ideation, simulation, and prototyping, or later stages of strategic planning and execution.

Climb on Board and Gain Traction for Your Business!

The Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub helps start-ups and small businesses whether in the early stages of ideation, simulation, and prototyping, or later stages of strategic planning and execution.

The Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub is also dedicated to developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem in southeastern North Carolina and to creating an environment of growth and prosperity in the local community.

In addition to its educational and networking events – which are open to local entrepreneurs and general public – The Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub also offers:

  • Idea lab and Co-Working Space

  • Jumpstart Accelerator Program

  • Maker's Space and Prototyping Workshop

  • Professional Consulting and Support

  • Affordable, Private Office Space

Your Path to Success in The Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub

Our consultants utilize a three-step methodology that takes the client from concept qualification and feasibility to finance, marketing, and management controls, concluding with a well thought out and supported business plan.

Step 1

What Residents Say About the Incubator

Alfredo Irra<br>Vinyl Kings  |  Pembroke, NC

“The Incubator has provided me with opportunities to be more involved in the community and also a platform to expand my business. The Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub is a nurturing environment that has helped connect me with like-minded individuals which continues to help strengthen my network.”

Alfredo Irra
Vinyl Kings | Pembroke, NC

Chef Theo Gumbs,<br>Chef Theo's Deli  |  Pembroke, NC

“The Incubator helped streamline processes for my business such as having the right demographics, making sure my target market is identified, and finding my source of lending. They helped educate me on the issues that will hamper me from opening, making sure that my numbers worked, and knowing what it takes to have my doors open and operational.”

Chef Theo Gumbs,
Chef Theo's Deli | Pembroke, NC

Audrey McGirt & Martha Hunt,<br>Lilies of Hope  |  Pembroke, NC

“Gratitude to Mr. Hall, Mr. Freeman, and Ms. Rogers for continually making our experience at the Incubator a positive one. The Incubator was a big help as they provided us an occupational space, alleviated technological issues, and helped build our network with other businesses. The incubator also provided some assistance from UNC Pembroke’s student interns.”

Audrey McGirt & Martha Hunt,
Lilies of Hope | Pembroke, NC