Successful business leaders who care about their community and want to see others achieve growth and success are the lifeblood of IncubatorWorks. They help drive our programming, support our work with entrepreneurs, and even invest directly in great ideas as they emerge. Here are a few ways you can put your success to work for the business leaders of tomorrow:


IncubatorWorks hosts events throughout the year. Each is designed to support entrepreneurs, sparking creativity and building skills. As a non-profit organization, we couldn’t do it without help from our colleagues in business. Check out our list of events and click on “Sponsor This Event” to learn more about opportunities available.

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IncubatorWorks entrepreneurs are full of great ideas, and they’re constantly launching companies that need investor support. If you’re interested in investing directly in one of the many new enterprises that have emerged from our program, contact us to for a list of businesses currently seeking investment.

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As a non-profit organization, IncubatorWorks relies heavily on support from its donors. Without ongoing engagement from the business community and other supporters, we couldn’t provide the space, services, and support like Co-starter Scholarships to entrepreneurs that help them make their ideas a reality. Donations are tax-deductible. For information about charitable giving to IncubatorWorks, click to learn more

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Jerome Emanuel, business leader, was born and raised in Elmira, New York. Jerome helped create the Elmira Entrepreneurs Group with IncubatorWorks and has worked with EOP, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Chemung County Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurial Task Force, The Transformation Center, and was an active member of the Business and Commercial Development workgroup for Elmira’s Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI) award. Jerome is currently the President of Emanuel Industries which is a green-tech company whose mission is to fight recidivism by creating jobs through recycled computers.