13 Dec 2017

MileOne IBAC grand opening

The MileOne International Business Assistance Center had their ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at their new building located at 1312 Houston St.

During the grand opening were present Pete Saenz, City of Laredo Mayor, Tano Tijerina, Webb County Judge, Robert Peche, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, Tony Arce, Laredo Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) President, Olivia Varela, LEDC Executive Director, Miguel Conchas, Laredo Chamber of Commerce President, among others guests.

MileOne IBAC is a program for the support of entrepreneurs. Their aim is to provide access to opportunities for people in the region who have a lot of talent but otherwise don’t have venues or resources or either star or grow their businesses.

There are three programs that MileOne IBAC offers:

The Incubator Program: This program is designed to help develop the growth and success of business ventures through an array of resources including physical space, business network, mentoring, common services (WiFi/Mailing address), and exclusive MileOne hosted events.

The Co-Working Space: This program offers anyone who wants to enter into a collaborative environment the opportunity to rent out workspace and surround themselves with like-minded individuals where ideas can be shared and business can be built.

M1 Fast Track: Specialized international advising for entrepreneurs looking to expand their business and for investors seeking opportunities.