Mason Enterprise Center
Take That First Step
Mason Enterprise Centers (MEC) provide programs, services, and resources for entrepreneurs at all stages, from those who have the spark of an idea, to those who are already running a business.
MEC activities include business counseling, seminars, publications, sponsored research programs, and information services, which give prospective and current business owners access to resources to help them grow and strengthen the regional economy.
MEC has regional offices with affordable office space, as well as expert support and counseling to small companies just starting to take root. Whatever stage of development you're in, we can help, with such services, connections, and contacts as:
- Incubation and acceleration.
- Government contracting.
- International business.
- Technology ventures.
- Telework initiatives.
This facility is a partnership initiative between Mason and the City of Fairfax Economic Development Authority.
It's the largest university-based business incubator in Virginia, with more than 78 office spaces in approximately 30,000 square feet.
Clients have access to business counselors, faculty and students.
Contact us at 703-277-7700, or visit us at:
4031 University Drive, Suite 100
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
This facility in Warrenton occupies a 5,470-foot space in partnership with the Fauquier County Department of Economic Development. There are 14 private offices, a co-working flex space for mobile entrepreneurs, and areas devoted to meetings and collaborative projects.
The site has hosted job-search programs for military veterans and has programs to help existing companies and diverse startups.
Programs include Ignite Fauquier, in which small business owners learn about challenges their peers face and "ignite" conversations about possible solutions. Sessions are held the second Wednesday of the month.
Contact us at 540-216-7100, or visit us at:
70 Main Street
Warrenton, Virginia 20186
This facility, which works with local community partners, is responsive to the needs of member companies, accommodating the changing needs of growing businesses.
Over a two- to three-year period, companies are connected to resources, expertise, business advising, and accountability.
Interested? Begin by attending a “How to Start a Business in Loudoun County” workshop.
Contact us at 703-466-0466, or visit us at:
202 Church Street SE
Leesburg, Virginia 20175
Community Business Partnership Business Incubation Center
This facility, located in Springfield, provides education, technical assistance, business incubation services, access to capital, and networking opportunities to potential and existing small business owners.
Part of its mission is to work with entrepreneurs who are socially and economically disadvantaged, including minorities, women, and the disabled.
Contact us at 703-768-1440 or visit us at:
6564 Loisdale Court, Suite 600
Springfield, Virginia 22150