Economic Development the CBI Way

On February 18th I will celebrate my fourth anniversary with Roane State Community College’s Cumberland Business Incubator. It’s been a great experience working with entrepreneurs and businesses in the greater Upper Cumberland region. Our clients come from far and wide – from West of Putnam County, Morgan County, Fentress County, Bledsoe County, Anderson County, Roane County, Sevier County, Sequatchie County, White County ….and others. Continue reading

Who’s Who at the CBI


The Cumberland Business Incubator reached a major milestone in December of 2015. Every single area was utilized within the 10,000 square foot incubator.

A quick introduction to our newest tenants and a review of those that have been with us a while seems appropriate. Continue reading

CBI 2014 Annual Report



  • Who have you told about the CBI?
  • Who have you sent to the CBI?

Biz Life Cycle

The Cumberland Business Incubator (CBI) serves all types and sizes of businesses including for profit and non-profit; small, medium and large; start-up, mature and those transitioning to new ownership. Continue reading