Business
6:38 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

New business incubator launching in Peoria, with neighborhood focus

The former Blaine-Sumner building in Peoria will house Thrive Capital, the city's newest small business incubator.
The former Blaine-Sumner building in Peoria will house Thrive Capital, the city's newest small business incubator.
Credit Alex Rusciano/Peoria Public Radio
A former school building on Peoria’s South Side is preparing to house a new kind of business incubator. Thrive Capital Partners is launching later this year out of the former Blaine-Sumner building. It’s also now connected to an international organization for business incubators. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the incubator’s other goal is to use local businesses to help revitalize struggling neighborhoods: