Submitted by admin on October 9, 2015 - 10:34am
The CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity (CenterState CEO), CNY's business-leadership council, is searching for a vice president for innovation & entrepreneurship. The position oversees our founding member The Tech Garden and all its associated programming including the NYSERDA-supported Cleantech Center and several accelerator-like and financing programs.
The new hire will replace Seth Mulligan, currently a member of the BIA/NYS board of directors, who is joining a Syracuse-based startup. Good luck, Seth! If you are interested in the position, please follow the first link above for a job announcement.
Submitted by admin on September 27, 2015 - 1:45pm
Agrilyst, a tenant of the NYC ACRE cleantech incubator at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, won the $50,000 "Disrupt Cup" at the 2015 TechCrunch Disrupt conference, according to a story in TechCrunch.
Agrilyst provides a platform that allows operators of indoor farms (greenhouses) to collect and manage sensor data for more efficient and cost-effective operation. TechCrunch profiled the company in detail here including specific credit to NYC ACRE.
NYC ACRE is a clean energy and resiliency-focused incubator supported by NYSERDA and NYC, situated at NYU Polytechnic's Urban Future Lab in downtown Brooklyn's MetroTech Center.
Submitted by admin on September 22, 2015 - 1:25pm
The Queens College Tech Incubator Center, a new incubator developed with support from New York City Council, has opened its doors and has joined BIA/NYS. Queens College is a senior college of the City University of New York and is situated just south of downtown Flushing in Queens.
Housed in a newly renovated office building that formerly served the college's continuing education program, the Tech Incubator Center is led by computer science professor Ted Brown, who also founded CUNY's Institute for Software Design and Development.
The Tech Incubator Center will support both student and community-based entrepreneurs in the software and "tech" sectors, offering them a range of private and group office settings, dedicated computing capacity, access to college faculty, students, and facilities, and other forms of mentorship and business support. We warmly welcome the Tech Incubator Center to membership!
Submitted by admin on September 22, 2015 - 10:32am