Innovate. Accelerate. Shape the Future.

IgniteU NY is an independent program focused on developing the entrepreneurs of New York State. Located in Troy, NY, we offer various programs to connect entrepreneurs with their community and help them develop a wide range of entrepreneurial skills.


IgniteU NY is a business agnostic program that brings together entrepreneurs to engage in their communities, who all have a common goal of creating new opportunities. This extremely collaborative environment unites entrepreneurs to show them how much this area has to offer. Check out the team behind the success here


Mission

Our mission is to foster the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem throughout New York State. We hope to empower entrepreneurs to create new opportunities, solve new problems, and create new value through a greater awareness of the possibilities and proactively connecting them into an entrepreneurial network.


Goals 

- Work with entrepreneurs to develop their unique perspective and make a stronger impact

- Increase the startup success rate in the region

- Bring together innovators and support collaboration

- Strengthen the local innovation network by building and expanding relationships among entrepreneurs

- Facilitate the transfer of technology and expertise from government, corporate, and university laboratories


WORK AND GROW

We understand that as entrepreneurs, you do not work an average 9 - 5 day. You need a work environment that is accessible and can support your long hours. You don't need to give up equity in your company to enjoy all that IgniteU has to offer. At IgniteU NY, we offer the following amenities:

- COLLABORATIVE TEAM WORK TABLES
- PRIVATE CONFERENCE ROOMS
- WHITEBOARDS
- LOUNGE
- FREE COFFEE
- KITCHEN ACCESS
- SMART TVS
- VIDEO CONFERENCING STATION
- HIGH-SPEED WI-FI
- 24-HOUR OFFICE ACCESS
- TECH COMMUNITY ECOSYSTEM