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Business Incubator to open in Gloucester Friday

Gloucester County is teaming up with a private group to build a state-of-the-art Business Incubator. The Incubator, which opens Friday adjacent to the Peace Frogs main headquarters on Route 14, will feature eight mini-warehouses for start-up businesses. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 4 p.m.

In addition to having a roof over their head, the businesses will have access to an on-site business attorney, introductions to venture capitalists and bankers, and business coaching. On a monthly basis, the businesses will have an after work happy hour where ideas will be exchanged.

The private group behind the project is headed by Catesby Jones, the founder of Peace Frogs, Inc., which he started in a dorm room at the University of Virginia over 30 years ago. Since then, Peace Frogs has been featured on TV shows, its peoducts seen on celebrities and found in some of the most remote areas of the earth ranging from Tibet to Argentina.

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