• Josh Lucas is founder of the co-working space The Hardware Store. He believes small businesses should create their own startup incubator programs.

The standard model of an incubator program fueling small business seed costs to encourage big business returns is getting a revamp at Allentown-based co-working organization The Hardware Store.

An event Thursday, titled “Let’s Build an Incubator,” broke down the legal ins and outs of a plan to create an incubator program that not only provides small businesses with aid, mentorship and technical assistance necessary to succeed, but also gives them a slice of equity in the process.

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