Informational Session on NY State Seed Funding Grant

IncubatorWorks team put together a presentation to help break down what the NY State Seed grant is about, what the eligibility is, and how to apply. For more information, visit the grant website, and if you need assistance, give IncubatorWorks a call!

Small Business, Big Thinkers: Freedom Cadet, FREE FOLK Organic Skincare

At what stage in your business did you connect with IncubatorWorks?  When I got connected with IncubatorWorks, I was about a year into my business making organic skincare products, but, at that time, all of my operations were on hold. I was actually considering giving up. My youngest sister attends Alfred University, and one day as we were driving her …

Don’t Miss Our Next Business Development CoHort!

Our next business development cohort is coming up, and registration is open! Many small business owners have found success in the lessons and experience gained from attending our 11-week program, many of which you can read about by following our Small Business, Big Thinkers series! Our next CoStarters starts on September 7 and runs through November 16, every Wednesday from …

2022 IncubatorWorks AHA! Startup Allegany Collegiate Competition

A recap of 2022 IncubatorWorks AHA! Startup Allegany Collegiate Competition. 7 teams from Alfred University, Houghton College, & Alfred State College pitched their business idea and 3 teams walked away winners! Stay tuned for next year’s competition and contact us for more information on how we help entrepreneurs and start-ups fulfill their dreams.

Allegany County Startup Collegiate Competition Winners!

Our 2nd annual Allegany County Startup Collegiate Competition was a huge success! Thank you to all the participants, judges, sponsors, and attendees! Congratulations to the winners! First-place winners ($5,000) were the Eco Guys, Inc., Zackary Martin and David Benson from Alfred State College, Second-place winners  ($1000) were Alfred’s Flamingo Restaurant, Brian Ngatunga, Ryan Hughes, Alyssa Dimillo, John Stika, Tiara Rodzai, …

IncubatorWorks Names Ashleigh Madison Its New Executive Director

IncubatorWorks named Ashleigh Madison as its new Executive Director effective on April 1, 2022, stepping into the role after its current Executive Director and CFO, Nancy Kirby Kurjakovic, retires – an announcement made earlier this year. “I look forward to the continued growth and success of IncubatorWorks as Ashleigh moves into the leadership of our team. Ashleigh is always looking …

IncubatorWorks Celebrates Entrepreneurship Week

National Entrepreneurship Week, a non-partisan, congressionally chartered initiative founded in 2006, takes place the third week of February annually. IncubatorWorks is celebrating the week with a series of workshops and events for local entrepreneurs. This year the celebration takes on new meaning, as there are a near-record number of entrepreneurs registering new businesses. Many people have discovered during the pandemic …