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We aim for Staten Island entrepreneurs to THRIVE!

The College of Staten Island Tech Incubator’s new Thrive Program offers business mentoring to Staten Island entrepreneurs. This Small Business Administration funded pilot program runs for four months.


The applications period is now CLOSED.

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  • Weekly one-on-one mentorship with leaders you can trust 

  • Tailored advice and support for your businesses’ individual needs 

  • An expansive professional network to build valuable partnerships and collaborations 

  • Free working use of our co-working space in St. George, and; 

  • Access to free or discounted business services and resources to assist you along the way 

Eligibility Requirements 

  • Must be a current Staten Island resident 

  • Must have a product or service that is active in the market, with proof of traction. This could mean pre-orders for or pre-emptive interest in your product/service, a growing user base or demonstration of customer/client engagement. 

Eligible entrepreneurs lacking a legal business entity are still encouraged to apply! Limited space is available, and participants will be selected through an extensive application process. To apply, please fill out the application here

Applications are currently CLOSED.

For more information, please contact us at  

About the Program 

Thrive partners Staten Island entrepreneurs, start-ups and those looking to scale, with experienced industry experts, chosen specifically to assist with their current needs and individual goals, through weekly one-on-one mentorship sessions.  

Thrive delivers expert guidance and support in areas of branding, business strategy, legal considerations, marketing, and sales to help you develop the skills and strategies necessary to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace. 

We listen to your specific pain points and find the right mentor to help you overcome them. Within 4 months, and with support of your designated mentor, you will have developed an actionable plan for your business to grow to the next level and Thrive! 

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