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Business Incubator

With our tiered branches, O’Pake will be able to provide a support system that can elevate aspiring and existing entrepreneurs as well as provide experiential learning opportunities for students, clients, and mentors.

Business Planning

  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Opportunity Assessment
  • Industry Research
  • Market Research
  • Pro Forma Financials


  • Brand Development
  • Logo Design
  • Branding Guide
  • Implementation Plan

Website Development or Redesign

  • Content Development and Design
  • Wix Platform
  • WordPress Platform

Social Media Marketing

  • Platform Training
  • Development and Implementation of Social Posting Plans
  • Account Creation
  • Engagement Plan
  • Content Development and Graphic Elements

Traditional Marketing

  • Brochure
  • Flyer
  • Newsletter
  • Print Materials

Digital Marketing

  • Email Marketing Campaign / Templates and Design
  • Constant Contact
  • Mailchimp

Technology Transfer

  • IP Search
  • IP Strategy
  • IP Management
  • IP Acquisition
  • Assistance with process, product and prototype development

Client Spotlight

O'Pake - New Spectrum Labs

Company information: The New Spectrum Labs team has combined experience in pharmaceuticals and food grade processing along with a personal dedication to quality and safety. With the rising demand of CBD oil in the marketplace, the company is dedicated to providing the very finest natural CBD products available. They use advanced, safe, CO2 extraction to produce 100% full spectrum hemp oil, free of any toxins. With that, New Spectrum Labs aims to give back to the local community by working with farmers in the region and showing them the benefit of growing industrial hemp.


The Process

Services are delivered through an integrated network of partners, mentors, staff, and student expertise. Fields include accounting, business development, communications, digital design, engineering, and marketing.

Interested in becoming a business incubator client? Fill out this application and you’ll be contacted by the Director of Student and Client Services.

  • Step 1: Apply
  • Step 2: Evaluate Needs
  • Step 3: Create a service plan
  • Step 4: Get Started!

Get Started

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401 Penn St
Reading, PA 19601


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