IncubatorWorks Co.Starters Star in Winning Collaboration: Sharkey Designs + Solera Tap House

Two years ago entrepreneurs Brent Sharkey and Connor Evans were selected to participate in IncubatorWorks’ inaugural Co.Starter program. The 10-week program provides entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools to turn a great idea into a successful business. Brent and Connor were paired in the program but their professional partnership didn’t end there! They’ve recently collaborated on Burdett, NY’s newest …

Start-Up Allegany Pitch Competition Winners

Think Orange AgTech from Houghton College, with team members Stephen Harper with a Major in Business, and Micah Condie with a Major in Physics & Computer Science, are the winners of the inaugural Start-Up Allegany Pitch Competition that was held on Saturday, April 10, 2021. The event had been originally planned for 2020, but like so many things, was canceled …

Summer 2021 Co.Starters Kicks off May 5!

We are gearing up for our Summer Cohort and hope you can join us! Join us in this 10-week class and learn the best ways to grow and improve upon your business! Registration is $250, with scholarships available. Please email amadison@incworks.org for more information and to register. We look forward to seeing you!

Winter 2021 Co.Starter Session Goes Online

Exciting news! Our next Co.Starters starts on February 10, 2021 and runs every Wednesday April 14. These session will all be online and will take place from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Join us on this 10-week class and learn the best ways to grow and improve upon your business! Registration is $200 with scholarships are available! The application deadline …

Emergency Funding for Your Business: New Updates

In our most recent webinar of May 7, we gave an update on the status of the stimulus offered to small businesses and provided advice for those looking to reopening. For starters, here is a PPP refresher: Original round was $349 BILLION; current round is $310 billion, $60 billion earmarked for small  lenders; as of 5/3/2020 $175 billion was still …

Tapping into Resources: CARES Act Update

The moving parts to the Cares Act and resources to small business owners is fast moving and changing. Still, at IncubatorWorks, we are working hard to help our community of small business owners and entrepreneurs stay informed about the resources still available to them. It is important to note that since our second session took place, it was announced that …

Hot Stuff Can Be Handled by Teamwork!

Jet engines get hot, really hot. Hotter than any metals can stand, that’s why ceramic coatings are now used to protect the hot end components.  The coatings are deposited and sprayed, and as in any coating method, there’s a lot of “overspray”. That is actually an opportunity because the advanced coatings being used by the likes of GE, Rolls-Royce and …

We are all just trying to get by

We are all in crisis mode, especially small businesses.  Here are some ideas on responding so that your business can survive—and thrive after this is over. We recommend you conserve the cash that you have, which of course, includes your checking and savings accounts.   Steps to consider: Delay paying any income taxes originally due on April 15th for 90 …