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The purposes of BIA/NYS, Inc., are:
  • to expand the resources available to start-up companies and to work with policy-makers on matters affecting the growth and development of incubator-based enterprises;
  • to promote through cooperation and on a broadly integrative basis the educational and entrepreneurial activities of incubators within the state; and
  • to establish a structure and ongoing process to network business incubators, incubating/incubated companies, and other interested parties.

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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

Clarifai, tenant of Varick Street incubator, raises $10m round and graduates to commercial space

Clarifai, an image-recognition startup at the Varick Street incubator of NYU's Polytechnic School of Engineering, raised a $10 million A round of venture capital and graduated to commecial space, according to coverage in Crain's New York Business. The milestone raises to $721 million the total valuation of the incubator program's 50 graduates, according to NYU vice dean Kurt Becker, quoted in the Crain's article. 

Incubator tenants take winning prizes in statewide & regional business-plan competitions

Statewide and regional business plan competitions selected tenants of our member incubators as winners: