Urban Edge Network and Lincoln University’s Lincubator signs historic partnership


Urban Edge Network (UEN) has announced a partnership with Lincoln University of Pennsylvania and its innovative and cutting-edge Lincubator program, founded by Dr. Sam Williams. UEN will also support all activities of the Lincoln Lions by broadcasting their events on HBCU Plus channel 121.  

The vision of Dr. Williams, the Lincubator program is an innovation center that is redefining the landscape of business development and entrepreneurial excellence. The program empowers the members of the Lincoln University community with the tools and knowledge to shape their business ideas and help them become successful business leaders. 

“Urban Edge Network is happy to have a partnership with Lincoln University and the remarkable Lincubator program that will boost the next generation of innovative entrepreneurs,” said Todd Brown, Co-Founder and CEO, Urban Edge Network.

 “We are thrilled to embark on this collaborative journey with UEN,” said Lincoln University President, Dr. Brenda A. Allen. “This partnership signifies our commitment to innovation, growth, and delivering exceptional value to our Lincoln University Community. Together, we will provide opportunities that enhance the skills and knowledge of the community we serve.”

Dr. Sam Williams says“The collaboration between Lincoln University/Lincubator and UEN will leverage the unique strengths and capabilities of both companies to drive innovation and entrepreneurship, expand market reach, and enrich the experiences of the Lincoln University Community.


About Lincoln University (LU)

Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU), is located in southern Chester County near Oxford, Pennsylvania. Founded as Ashmun Institute in 1854, Lincoln University is focused on preparing the current generation of students for the workforce in an ever-changing global economy.  

 About Urban Edge Network and HBCU Plus

Urban Edge Network was curated to level the playing field and provide a platform for diverse voices. As part of the UEN family of brands, HBCU Plus is an ad-supported Black College Sports Network, delivering 24/7 access to live and on-demand Historically Black Colleges and i!Universities games, sporting events, original sports shows, curated films, podcasts, and more. The HBCU Plus app is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung TV, iOS, and Android.




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