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News about tenant/clients of BIA/NYS member incubator programs.

Tech Garden announces six entrants into 2-year 'Germinator' investment competition

CenterStateCEO, the parent organization of The Tech Garden, announced six entrants into the competitive Germinator pre-seed investment program:

  • Euphony, Inc., developing text-to-speech synthesis for speech therapy applications;
  • Life Source Health, Inc., offering real-time vital health information to emergency responders;
  • Sarita's, a sister company to a local food truck, expanding to a line available through grocery stores; 
  • Trainer Engine, a software platform for trainers to manage their clients;
  • Volu, Inc., a volunteer-engagment platform for non-profits and their volunteers; and
  • VossVertical, creating technology to expand the distance and endurance of unmanned aerial (including drones).

Each entrant received a $10,000 initial investment and will compete over the course of the coming two years for additional tranches of investment. The grand winner will have received $250,000 in investment over hte course of the program. For more information, see the CenterState CEO news release

Board Vitals joins NYU's Varick Street incubator as first company approved under NYU's START-UP NY tax-free zone

Board Vitals, an online medical education company, has joined NYU's Varick Street incubator as the first company under the university's state-approved START-UP NY tax-free zone, according to a news release by NYU's Polytechnic School of Engineering. NYU's approved START-UP NY zone includes space in all three incubators

Nexus Health Resources Graduates from Orange County Business Accelerator

Nexus Health Resources, developing systems to help transition patients from hospitals to home care, has graduated from the Orange County Business Accelerator in order to accommodate local expansion, according to a news release posted by OCBA. 

Zahn Center announces winners of $140,000 in annual startup prizes

The Zahn Innovation Center announced winners of the four cash prizes awarded annually to startups that were planned by students, alumni, faculty, and staff in the City College community, and that were incubated with seed funding at the Zahn Center:

For more, including the audience choice awards, please see the Zahn Center announcement