New York state has thousands of startup accelerators and incubators that are located in NYC, but also throughout the state, offering resources for growth, coaching and networking to young entrepreneurs. In addition to building soft skills, New York City incubators provide information about funding capital resources, mentorship and physical locations to set up an office.
The most popular areas for investment in New York are digital tech, electronics and software, clean and renewable energy, medical and bio-research technologies. New York City is in the buzz of design and creative industries, so many incubators provide opportunities for designers, artists and other creative professions.
The New York State government provides tax incentives and support programs for mobilizing the local workforce and funding to 10 certified business incubators and 20 certified innovation hot spots. These are some of the most attractive New York state incubators.
Thincubator is a coworking space and that runs several incubator program, such as the Instagram abundance program, the Refinery, an 8-week program for entrepreneurs with beta products, Mesh - public networking events for makers, entrepreneurs, students, and hackers, as well as stakeholder workshops. The incubator hosts regional events and offers a coworking space for rental, based on a full-time ($150 per month) and part-time ($100 per month) membership. Amenities include:
Located in Central New York, the Tech Garden provided funding programs, accelerator programs and non-funding programs to its members.
Funding programs include:
Accelerator programs are:
Non-funding programs are:
Resources include support from the NY state business administration authorities, universities and consulting non-profit organizations.
The work space is located on an area of over 51,000 sq ft which is ideal for solo entrepreneurs or small teams and offers larges offices and spaces as the company grows.
Amenities include 2 conference rooms, a 60-seat theater, video conference facilities, a common area including kitchen and dining space, high speed LAN with WiFI coverage, and an art gallery.
Costs are from $8 to $14 per square ft.
The main innovation hub for New York's Capital Region, including Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington counties, the incubator is a NYSTAR initiative managed by the University of Albany providing funding and tax incentives for early-stage companies.
Facilities include onsite spaces, shared services - libraries, reception, high-speed Internet, copy machines.
Resources for startups include:
Supported by the Pratt Insitute, this is a fashion and design accelerator that hosts events and workshops, provides academic, consulting and practical production resources for designers on the basis of three types of affiliation:
The application program is supported and managed by the Stony Brook University, and accepts applications by all new startups and high-tech businesses. The application process includes the following steps:
Applicants need to address the following admission questions:
Facility features include:
City University of New York
555 West 57th Street, Suite 1407 New York, New York
If you are an entrepreneur, you must submit an email and explain your eligibility to join one of the programs Regional, as well as meet the following criteria for the Regional I-Corps program in terms of team and technology:
314 East State Street Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: (607) 882-2400
New York Medical College
7 Dana Road Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: 914 -594 -1999
Interested applicants need to complete an online application with company information, include the commercial potential of their technology, and description of milestones. The next step is review of the application by a selection committee, which is followed by a presentation to an incubator panel of board members and industry experts.
725 Daedalian Dr.Rome, NY 13441
John Liddy, Business Incubator Director
The Griffiss Institute supports small businesses in central New York, providing specific collaboration in areas like cyber research and STEM, including the following services:
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