Incubator Program

The CSI Tech Incubator Program is a 9-week program focused on business development and digital strategy for early stage tech entrepreneurs. In addition to our robust curriculum, we have assembled an excellent mentor network of experienced tech founders, investors and subject matter experts. Our team of experienced mentors, work with your team personally to understand your business challenges and work with you to solve them. Our consulting style program gives companies the attention they need to grow and scale. We believe that every business is unique in what they need to advance. Our team works with founders directly on solving problems and guiding them through each step on the path to growth.

Focus Areas

  • Increasing Revenue

  • Brand Building

  • Business Development

  • Customer Engagement

  • Community Impact

  • Digital Strategy

  • Scaling a Team

  • Raising Capital

  • Content Strategy

Applications for the Fall 2021 Cohort are now closed.

As we continue to receive updates on the progression of COVID-19, the start date of the program is subject to change and we will deliver the program remotely.

Please check back for updates.

 

Benefits

  • Mentor Network

  • Business Development Curriculum

  • Investor Network

  • Access to Office Space

  • CSI Campus Engagement

  • Events & Programming

  • Free & Discounted Resources

  • Access to CUNY & CSI Facilities

  • No Equity Fees

The biggest benefit of all is working with a team that is deeply passionate about your success. We are deeply committed to the success of all our companies to make sure you’re new venture is getting the support and resources it needs.

 

Mentors

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Sheena Allen
Founder
CapWay
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Linda M. Baran
President & CEO
Staten Island Chamber of Commerce
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Stephen DeBerry
Founder & Managing Partner
Bronze Investments
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Shawn Hill
 Managing Partner
August Hill Partners 
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Dena Mekawi
Chief Impact Officer
Style & Resilience
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Eric Augustyn
Managing Partner
August Hill Partners
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Alice Bonhomme-Biais
Software Engineer
Social Impact Projects
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Dean Balsamini
Director
SI SBDC
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Richard Burton
Director of Partnerships
MECH Multimedia
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Marcos Dinnerstein
Director of Content & Social Media
MotaWord
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Esmeralda Herrera
Director of Community Relations
Communitas America 
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Christopher Hollinger
 Founding Partner
Blackwell Hollinger 
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Pierre Laguerre
 Founder & CEO
Fleeting 
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Sylvester A. Omuemu Jr.
Partnerships Lead
Google for Startups 
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Damilola Payne
Senior Product Manager
Fluidly 
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Chris Pisarski
 Founder & CEO
Chet 
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Arjun Sahgal
Manager
NYU Tandon Future Labs
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Lee Silver
Corporate & Finance Attorney
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC
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Houri Ramo
Management Consultant
Advisop
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Dossey Richards
 Founder & CEO
Lotus Technologies 
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Nora T. Santiago
Urban Policy Analyst/GIS Specialist
College of Staten Island
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Cynthia Schames
Founder & CEO
CYNSCH
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Kurt Vandebroek
Founding Partner
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Aileen Gemma Smith
CEO, Vizalytics Technology
Entrepreneur in Residence
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Brad Zirulnik
SaaS B2B Growth
Premiumly
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David Zhou
Venture Scout
Seed and Series A Startups
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