Incubator Program

Designed for early stage founders, our high touch business development program features a 16-week curriculum targeting the needs of entrepreneurs.

Focus Areas

  • Increasing Revenue

  • Brand Building

  • Business Development

  • Customer Engagement

  • Community impact

  • Digital Strategy

  • Scaling a Team

  • Raising Capital

  • Content Strategy

  • Contract Building

  • Mental Health

  • Self Development

Applications for the Virtual Summer 2020 Cohort are now closed.

The Summer 2020 Cohort is currently scheduled to launch in August. 

 

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

and we are prepared to deliver the program remotely.

Please check back for updates.

 

Mentors

Sheena Allen
Founder
CapWay
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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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Christopher Hollinger
 Founding Partner
Blackwell Hollinger 
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Esmeralda Herrera
Director of Programs & Community Relations
Communitas America 
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Linda M. Baran
President & CEO
Staten Island Chamber of Commerce
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Marcos Dinnerstein
Director of Content & Social Media
MotaWord
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Sylvester A. Omuemu Jr.
Partnerships Lead
Google for Startups 
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Chris Pisarski
 Founder & CEO
Chet 
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Nora T. Santiago
Urban Policy Analyst/GIS Specialist
College of Staten Island
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Aileen Gemma Smith
CEO, Vizalytics Technology
Entrepreneur in Residence
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Dossey Richards
 Founder & CEO
Lotus Technologies 
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Cynthia Schames
Founder & CEO
CYNSCH
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Kurt Vandebroek
Founding Partner
c-f2
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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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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 ventured is getting the support and resources it needs.

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Tel: (646) 766 - 9554

Fax: (646) 766 - 9558

Division of Economic Development, Continuing Studies, and Government Relations