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Strate Center

OUR MISSION:

To empower entrepreneurs and emerging businesses that will have a significant impact on the local and state economy through the creation of new businesses and jobs.

FROM CONCEPT TO CORPORATION...WE HELP BRING YOUR IDEAS TO LIFE.

The Strate Center at Autry Technology Center provides professional business training to those interested in starting, expanding or operating a small business. This is accomplished by using simple tools to develop operational plans, financial documents and a network of peers.

300%

INCREASED

SUCCESS RATE

Research indicates businesses that are located in an incubation environment have an 80 percent success rate compared to a 20 percent  success rate without incubation services.

At the Strate Center, we empower entrepreneurs and emerging businesses to significantly impact the local and state economy through the creation of new businesses and jobs. 

We proudly offer professional business training to those interested in starting, expanding or operating a small business by using simple tools to develop operational plans, financial documents and a network of peers.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Complete an application and return it with a business plan, resumes of principals, current financials, credit report and current marketing materials to the Strate Center. Your application will be reviewed by a selection committee of area business leaders.

STRATE CENTER ADVANTAGE

FACILITY

The Strate Center offers more than 23,000 total square feet of incubation space. All areas are designed to be flexible for use as office, lab or manufacturing activities. The new addition of a co-working space offers a suite of traditional office-like amenities with the flexibility and community feel of a shared workspace.

ON-SITE BUSINESS RESOURCES INCLUDE:

INDUSTRIAL

  • Copier
  • Plotter/printer
  • Scanner

ACCESS TO:

  • Large office equipment
  • Publication design software

SPACE AVAILABLE FOR:

  • Office, lab and manufacturing
  • Fourteen-person multimedia conference room
  • Six-person conference room

OTHER AVAILABLE RESOURCES:

  • Oklahoma State income tax exemption for up to ten years 
  • Expansion and diversification opportunities 
  • Private Podcast/Web Conferencing Studio 
  • Ideal for podcast recording or web conferencing with Zoom meeting software 

TENANT SERVICES PROVIDED

FACILITY

  • Space available for office, lab and manufacturing
  • Two conference rooms for usage by reservation
  • Kitchen/breakroom area
  • Expansion and diversification opportunities
  • Podcast Studio
  • Entry 24/7

 

OFFICE SPACE

Per Square Foot

    • $6.00 1st Year
    • $8.00 2nd Year
    • $10.00 3rd Year

 

BAY AREAS

Per Square Foot

    • $1.50 1st Year
    • $2.00 2nd Year
    • $3.00 3rd Year

RESOURCES

  • Inventory of office furniture available for use
  • Mailing service/FedEx/ UPS deliveries
  • Internet/telephone infrastructure
  • Coffee, soft drinks and bottled water for purchase
  • Central document processing area with high speed printer/scanner and fax machine
  • Industrial plotter/printer and scanner

BENEFITS

  • Coaching and training available
  • Oklahoma State income tax exemption for up to ten years

 

COPY AND PRINTING CHARGES

Front and back printing counts as two pages.

  • $0.05 Per black and white page
  • $0.10 Per color page $1.50 Per plotter page

IDEAL FOR FREELANCERS, START-UPS OR OTHER SMALL ORGANIZATIONS.

Need a place to do business in Enid? The Strate Center at Autry Technology Center is the premier co-working space in Northwest Oklahoma. Whether you need a business meeting location for the day, would like to have a place to work on a daily basis or are ready for a desk or office to call your own, the Strate Center has a space designed for you. 

 

Members have access to co-working space, conference rooms, exceptional Wi-Fi, printing capabilities and all the office equipment needed to run a business. Concerned about privacy in a co-working space? We have you covered with our private Web Conferencing Studio. It is perfect for a private phone call or take to advantage of our web conferencing capabilities through Zoom meeting software. 

DAILY AND MONTHLY PLANS AVAILABLE:

$10/per day

$25/per month

$75/per month

                  personal stations

ALL PLANS COME WITH THE FOLLOWING AMENITIES:

  • Furnished work space 
  • High speed internet and WiFi 
  • Kitchen/breakroom area 
  • Central document processing center with high speed printer scanner and fax machines 

$0.05 per page black and white

$0.10 per page color

  • Entry for daily and regular monthly plans – during Strate Center working hours 
  • Boardroom usage – $10.00 per hour with reservation 

6 and 14 person boardroom available

DEDICATED PERSONAL STATIONS ALSO INCLUDE:

  • Personal desk in shared room (utilized by 4 or less individuals) 
  • that is your space for the month of rental 
  • Lockable storage for personal items 
  • Mail services and FedEx/UPS deliveries 
  • Lobby/reception area for arriving guests 
  • Regular office/common area cleaning service 
  • Entry available 24/7 

SOFT DRINKS, COFFEE AND BOTTLED WATER FOR PURCHASE:

  • $0.25 bottled water 
  • $0.50 soda 
  • $1.00 for three sodas 
  • $0.25 cup of coffee 
  • $5.00 pot of coffee

SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT/SELF-EMPLOYMENT

1

Help individuals identify market opportunities and develop business plans. 

2

Develop business skills and knowledge through one-on-one mentoring.

3

Maximize the potential of your business with marketing, strategy, planning and problem solving. 

4

Validate business concepts through coaching and one-on-one venture advisory services. 

*Atomik Research commissioned by the UPS Store

TWO-THIRDS OF AMERICANS DREAM OF OPENING A SMALL BUSINESS

The Small Business Management Coordinator will also help clients gain information about upcoming short-term career development and certification opportunities at Autry Tech and with partner organizations.

MAXIMIZE YOUR POTENTIAL

meredith

MEREDITH WESTFAHL

BIS SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR

mwestfahl@autrytech.edu

RESOURCE PARTNERS:

• The Strate Center for Business Development 

• Autry Tech’s Customized Business & Industry Training 

• 29 Technology Centers, 58 Campuses 

• Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance 

• State of Oklahoma CareerTech 

• Small Business Administration (SBA) 

• REI – Women’s Business Center 

• Economic Development Centers 

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ENID CONNECT

THURSDAYS | 8-9:30AM

Five80 Coffeehouse

A weekly meet-up, powered by the Strate Center at Autry Tech to help business owners build relationships to share ideas, resources and support to help launch and grow their business 

1 MILLION CUPS ENID

1 Million Cups Enid is a movement run by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and is a platform for the community to engage, inspire and empower local entrepreneurs over cups of coffee. 

 

4th WEDNESDAY of each month 

8:30-9:30am | Five80 Coffeehouse 

 

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