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 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 …

Small Business, Big Thinkers: Aiden LaCourse of Glass Lab

In April of 2021, Startup Allegany launched the County’s first tri-collegiate business plan competition, the Startup Allegany Collegiate Competition. The event was hosted by Alfred University and its Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology (CACT) and was organized by IncubatorWorks of Alfred, a state-of-the-art incubator offering services and facilities to foster the growth of entrepreneurial businesses in ceramics, glass, advanced materials, …

Kick Off The New Year with Success in Mind

Kick off the new year with success in mind and join the next Co.Starters business development program. This 11-week program will help you with everything from identifying your customer, developing and improving your business plan, and even mastering the perfect pitch, in addition to so much more! Check out the flyer for more information and secure your spot as soon …

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 …

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!