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ignite your startup


INNOVATE. ACCELERATE. SHAPE THE FUTURE.

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ignite your startup


INNOVATE. ACCELERATE. SHAPE THE FUTURE.

be inspired

IgniteU NY is an independent program focused on developing the entrepreneurs of New York State. We have created a professional yet fun environment filled with all the technology and amenities you need to flourish. Be inspired by the beautiful historic architecture surrounding you, and become immersed in the vibrant downtown business district of Troy, NY.


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Collaborate


NETWORK WITH GREAT MINDS

Collaborate


NETWORK WITH GREAT MINDS

our programs

Startup Foundations

Startup Foundations 101 is a self-paced, virtual course on the basics of entrepreneurship coupled with in person meetups.

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Accelerator

Through class sessions, mentoring, workshops, and access to a wide network, IgniteU pushes startups forward to the next critical point in their company.

Emerging Trends Showcase

These events bring together thought- leaders, industry experts, relevant startups and community stakeholders to realize the potential of their common industry.

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Commercialization Services

Expedite and facilitate the adoption and transformation of research laboratory intellectual property and advanced technologies to spur innovation.

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Innovate


DO SOMETHING BIG

Innovate


DO SOMETHING BIG

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GET Involved

We provide access to a collaborative work environment, advice from experienced mentors, education to hone the important skills needed for a startup, and networking opportunities.The goal of our independent program is to help navigate startups toward becoming more mature companies while preparing them to pitch to a room filled with potential investors.