incubator incubator  /ˈɪŋkjə ˌbeɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) apparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat; used for chicks or premature infants

Usage(s):

  1. Driven by the mantra of first-mover advantage, Internet incubator units are both nurturing and nudging their dotcom start-ups into the online marketplace at a frenetic pace.
  2. The founder of idealab!, an incubator for Internet start-ups, has launched some 30 companies in the past three years.
  3. Premature baby in an incubator.

News

  1. Liquid Web Incubator Teams To Assist Australian Real Estate Search Engine

    LANSING - Liquid Web's Incubator Program has announced an international partnership with Next Step, an Australian search engine.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Michigan Technology News

  2. Film Independent to Administer and Curate LMU School of Film and Television's Post-Graduate Incubator Lab Program

    LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young alumni from Loyola Marymount University's School of Film and Television (SFTV) will get the opportunity to develop the first projects of their careers under the stewardship of industry professionals as they compete for a spot in the 2013-2014 SFTV Incubator Lab. Launched in 2011, SFTV's Incubator Lab is a one-year program that provides ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

  3. FundersClub Connects Accredited Investors to Top Incubated Startups With First-Ever Online Incubator Seed Fund

    FundersClub , the world's first online venture capital firm, today announces that it has closed its first theme-based fund, which is dedicated to top startup incubator and accelerator programs. The first ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The British people understand the vital nature of the mission that's taking place in Afghanistan, and they know that Afghanistan was the incubator for global terrorism that struck with such deadly effect in September 2001," Foreign Secretary...
    on Jul 29, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: PRESS TV

  2. "New Orleans is an incubator for all our nation's ills," said historian Douglas Brinkley, author of "The Great Deluge," a book about Katrina.
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Douglas Brinkley Source: Forbes

  3. "The motion picture industry does much more than fill movie theaters with millions of people who love to hear a good story," Perry said in a prepared statement Thursday. "It creates jobs, builds the economy and serves as an incubator for the...
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: Rick Perry Source: Bizjournals.com

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