Students at Binghamton University have one more tool to support their adventures into the world of entrepreneurship.
The startup ecosystem is flourishing in the Koffman Incubator, evidenced by an influx of innovative ideas over the last few months.
Startup Bandalier found spectacular salespeople in and around Binghamton, and quickly connected them with sales opportunities in major cities, growing to near 50 employees.
One way for contractors to get a leg up on the competition and sell more efficient, high-end equipment is to offer enticing financing options through EMPEQ.
“Entrepreneurship is a mindset, an attitude. You don’t need to start your own business to gain value from it. The experience you gain can be applied to jobs with other corporations and to your life in general.”
Clean Energy Incubator member Skyven has recently gained major investment to expand further into New York and continue to support efficiency in manufacturing
COI Energy, a recent participant in the 76West clean energy competition and new SCI member has been accepted into Google’s accelerator program, one of only 12 companies accepted.
SunTegra, a leading provider of solar roof systems, today announced that it has hired Kim Bush as Inside Sales Specialist and Office Manager, and Cullen Fisher as Product Design and Technical Support Specialist, at their headquarters in Binghamton, NY.
Congressman Anthony Brindisi, a longtime supporter of hemp in Broome County, visited the area’s only functioning hemp processing and manufacturing plant operated by Koffman member Castetter Sustainability Group
Three engineering students discovered not all recycling gets recycled. After research, they set out to turn glass into sustainable cement.
TeheHealth365 is one of five companies to win Broome County’s 2020 Innovation award and one of three companies to receive funding from the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator
Small businesses in the area have been moving forward with CARES Act funding to sustain their businesses during the pandemic. SBDC is a free resource to guide that process.
Natrion, a Sodium-Ion battery startup focused on renewable energy storage, is now partnered with Binghamton University’s Koffman Incubator and is eager to access their clean energy resources.
Tremayne Stewart worked closely with Binghamton’s Office of Entrepreneurship as a student, going on to create an advanced networking platform.
Clean energy company C4V has made some major breakthroughs with their battery technology, leading to investor Magnis Energy’s stock to jump 30+%
The Binghamton Small Business Development Center holds weekly webinars to support local businesses as they grapple with the effects of COVID-19. Watch replays here.
Clean energy company Aletair is using advanced drone technology to locate abandoned gas wells that leak dangerous emissions and harm the environment.
Located in the Koffman Incubator in downtown Binghamton, the SBDC is available to support businesses in need.
The National Science Foundation I-Corps program gets STEM researchers and emerging student entrepreneurs to discover their ideal customer through structured learning opportunities and customer interviews.
Clean Energy Incubator member Heat Inverse has become a semi-finalist in the NYSERDA 76West clean energy competition, one of twenty companies selected from around the world.
Castetter Sustainability Group teamed up with Modern Marketing Concepts to create “Empire Standard,” New York State’s first dedicated manufacturing, fulfillment and distribution facility for hemp.
In this virtual workshop, attorney Brady Begeal discusses the crucial business and legal issues you need to consider to help ensure long-term business success.
Muckles’ Ink, a custom apparel shop founded by Binghamton Alumni, are now a community staple with a corner store on the main drag.
SYNDEM was one of just eight companies across the nation to receive SBIR/STTR 2020 solar innovation funding. The award will be used to develop the design and prototype of their new solar inverter.
Entrepreneurs in the Koffman Incubator have been sharing some of their own conversations, producing podcasts on topics ranging from self-care to marketing to graphic design.
Join in on a video tour where we walk through the building a talk through the programs offered to spur startup success.
Having worked as a communications intern for seven months, I was able to incubate different skills and meet a whole cast of wonderful people working on the next big startup business.
As interest in the researcher’s facial expression database skyrocketed, the E&IP team established a program to make it available to scientists and engineers around the globe.
Koffman Graduate, Tonic Vibes, has sent nearly 1,000 free samples to medical professionals and first responders in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She sent the CBD to nearly a dozen hospitals on Long Island.
The Koffman is hosting virtual workshops, the latest discussing how to become a master on Zoom. Check out the replay here and watch our events page for upcoming workshops.
Local businesses can enlist the support of resources like Binghamton University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), which provides free, confidential assistance to entrepreneurs.
EMPEQ can provide immediate financing, ranging from $10,000 to $10 million, for small- to mid-sized organizations to upgrade their essential building equipment
Powered by natural gas, the unit is 95% efficient. It uses a fraction of that 95% of useful energy to generate power, another fraction for heat and another for domestic hot water.
Koffman graduate Muckles Ink recently partnered with Red Barron Creative to develop a line of “quaran-tees” with Binghamton-themed designs.
Michael (Mike) Jagielski joins the team with him over 30 years of experience working with CEOs of companies ranging from SMB to Fortune 100.
The E&IP office is assisting a new ventilator inventor with regulations for certified medical manufacturers and required U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) applications.
The team at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator is actively working with member companies and community businesses to provide the guidance and resources needed in this uncertain time.
Members of the team are ready to volunteer their time between 5PM and 7PM every night in order to lend their ears and hearts to anyone who is feeling the effects of isolation.
A total of ten companies were accepted into the Binghamton regional semi-final competing in six categories ranging from Food to Energy to MedTech.
TeleHealth365’s latest campaign is helping to treat and lessen the spread of COVID-19 throughout the United States, by helping patients see doctors at home through their video clinic.
Their Tie Controller enables automated routing of controlled amounts of real and reactive power across circuit feeders to boost system performance while reducing the risk of disruptions.
Ashlawn Energy is developing and producing their VanCharg™ battery system which stores enough electricity to provide back-up power to hundreds of homes and support the transmission and distribution of electricity.
“Here we are now with a complete design, it’s operating. We have the customer interest, we’re hoping for investor interest. But it’s all because we’re located here at the Koffman Incubator,” says Brookman.
The workshop asked women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields to identify an idea which matched their passions and could be turned into a startup company.
Launched in 2017, inside sales company Bandalier has since expanded to 70+ part-time employees, many of which are College Students learning valuable skills.
The Southern Tier Clean Energy Incubator sponsored a first-place prize of $1000 dollars for the Best Clean Energy Hack competition category, in support of student and environmental innovation.
This Award recognizes a project, product or service that “thinks outside the box” and continues to stretch the boundaries and has proven to be a leader in innovation. This year’s Award recipient is TeleHealth 365.
Mike Brookman, CEO of BRASH Engines, is transforming the whole boiler industry with his innovative home heating system.
“This is our community and we grew up here so we always had our eye on the Vestal Parkway,” said co-owner of Vestal Hemp Geek Sami Abdelazim.
Amman, a former Barclays Investment Bank analyst and Binghamton native has been promoted to lead the operations of Castetter Sustainability Group
AgZeit Farms is pioneering sustainable indoor growing methods with assistance from business incubators, schools and support from the local community.
New York State’s 76West Clean Energy Competition awards a total of $2.5 million each year to the most promising clean energy start-ups to build clean energy businesses and jobs in the State’s Southern Tier region.
Based in Chicago, incubator member Syndem has an interest in utilizing resources in Southern Tier New York to further develop their technology.
If you’re looking to start a business, you’re in luck. The Koffman Incubator offers space, programs, and mentors to propel your venture forward. See what we have to offer!
Dimensional Energy won a $50,000 investment at the Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF) Most Valuable Pitch (MVP) CleanTech Competition held at the University at Albany on December 11
The branding and design agency has spent two years receiving mentorship and guidance in the Koffman Incubator. Owner Rachel Jenks has hired an employee and is planning on working remotely with clients from around the world.
Applications are open for the 76West Clean Energy Competition, which aims to attract innovative companies to the Southern Tier with millions on the line.
Six companies had five minutes to explain their business solution to the seventeen investors present, with another five minutes of Q & A.
Kaelan Castetter, CEO of Castetter Sustainability Group and Assemblymember Donna Lupardo have worked together for the last five years to carefully develop one of the most highly regarded hemp programs in the country.
Herbert Dwyer, a former platoon sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps is CEO of Empower Equity (EMPEQ), a fintech company with a focus on clean energy financing.
32 year-old Kenneth Skorenko, the Chief Technology Officer at ChromaNanoTech, has been named a Top Millennial in Manufacturing in New York State by FuzeHub.
The Start-up Suites on the Binghamton University campus provide advanced laboratory space as well as access to the Koffman Incubator’s programs and mentors. Newest member APS is a leader in laser manufacturing.
The symposium will feature more than 20 different learning opportunities. In addition, the event will allow exhibitors to offer products and services related to the hemp industry.
The Bingtrepreneur club currently boasts about 70 members and meets every Friday evening, either for relevant workshops led by local business professionals or its monthly meetup event.
A new international tenant at the Koffman Incubator has chosen Binghamton as launching pad into the agricultural ecosystem.
Global Cloud Solutions (GCS) and Enhance VR (EVR), member companies of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, have joined forces in creating a training platform for local manufacturers.
Housed within the Koffman Incubator, Binghamton’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Center helps manufacturers affected by imports adjust to increasing global competition and to create jobs.
Kaelan Castetter isn’t just a rising entrepreneur. He’s a local man, looking to take advantage of the Southern Tier’s push to be a leader in the hemp industry.
After growing their business at the Koffman Incubator, Parlor City Vegan is opening a brick and mortar location on Clinton Street in Binghamton.
Distinguished Professor M. Stanley Whittingham laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society through his groundbreaking research into Lithium-Ion batteries.
Hazel McKenzie founded AdamaDoll, aimed at combating child sexual abuse, with assistance from the Koffman incubator and its Accelerator program. She has gone on to progress her business, write multiple books and become an advocate for mental health.
Rogan’s app, Hunt’n Buddy, makes hunting social, educational, and safer, elevating the hunting experience for seasoned hunters while promoting the hunting culture to the coming generation.
Dallas-based startup Skyven Technologies recently completed the first installation of its Intelligent Mirror Array (IMA). The system, deployed at Copses Farms, a state-of-the-art robotic dairy farm in Valley Falls, New York.
New York State is dangling 2 and a half million dollars in incentives to 6 different clean energy companies to do business in or with the Southern Tier.
The Bingtrepreneur club was created to provide student innovators an outlet to share ideas and build businesses.
A $2.5 million cash prize is on the line as this year’s 76West Clean Energy Competition enters its fourth and final round of judging.
Key Branding Labs is a full-service digital marketing and public relations agency, the first to graduate from the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator.
As the summer heat recedes at the end of August, Binghamton University’s Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnership took the opportunity to host a summer block party at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator.
Students were invited to hear the journeys of three local entrepreneurs who started businesses with the help of Binghamton University’s resources and programming.
Impreium3 intends to build the world’s seventh “gigafactory” in upstate New York, creating up to 1,600 jobs and cementing the region’s status as a high-tech manufacturing hub.
Cutlerease is a touch-free disposable utensil dispenser which drastically improves on current designs.
This year’s 76West Clean Energy Competition brought together 19 technology startups to pitch their cutting-edge ideas to spur clean energy solutions in the Southern Tier.
Based out of the Binghamton University Startup Suites, Charge CCCV (C4V) leverages its expertise in electrode design and process development to create next-generation storage materials.
The Intelligent Mirror Array™, one of the world’s first solar solutions for industrial steam, has been completed at Copses Farms in Valley Falls. This is only the second installation in the country of Skyven’s new, innovative technology.
New York’s hemp for CBD industry is clustering around Binghamton, a city just north of the Pennsylvania border that once bustled with workers from nearby factories for IBM and Endicott-Johnson shoes.
Co-owner Sami Abdelazim says they try to source their products from nationally recognized brands that also do lab testing so that consumers can know that they are getting top of the line CBD products.
Hectre’s software provides robust tools for growers with the ability to manage harvest logistics, payroll, quality control, reporting, analysis and more.
EMPEQ, Inc. has been awarded $500,000 by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority for their novel business model which proliferates cleantech solutions.
Our prime focus for applications of our technology is passive solar: we can block the infrared light coming through a window which keeps the heat out in the summer and the heat in during the winter.
Skyven Technologies, which uses Intelligent Mirror Array technology to source thermal energy from the sun and supply industrial boilers, identified ways Chobani could use the technology to reduce their fuel consumption.
AgZeit is planting hemp for the first time this season with the help of CSG Hemp. The company provides the hemp plants to 18 farms across the state.
Eight teams will receive skilled guidance and strategic resources over three weeks with the goal of advancing their ideas.
Investment Program Manager Christine Marchuska joined the Koffman Incubator team in February 2019, bringing with her vast investment experience from her time on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley.
Company owner Lynn Schmitt developed a test for sulfites in wine, beer and hard ciders in her graduate studies.
“Receiving the Ignition Grant contract propelled EMPEQ into the next stage of growth allowing for increased capacity in all facets of the business,” said Herbert Dwyer, CEO of EMPEQ.
The genius of American manufacturing was established in New York’s Southern Tier and forward-thinking companies are keeping that spirit alive today.
A case study by ASHRAE details how the Koffman Incubator stands out in terms of its sustainability and innovative design.
The summit unites entrepreneurs, business professionals, founders, investors and economic catalysts from the area to participate in various networking and business events.
Infiniti Greens is a business that specializes in growing vegetables that have concentrated nutrients and flavor. The business works with local farmers and restaurants which uses the company’s vegetables as ingredient. The business was founded inside of a Binghamton University dorm room.
Awarded after the 2nd Annual Southern Tier Summit in partnership with Binghamton University and the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, Sara Taylor-Demos, Founder and CEO of Cora Home received Chloe Capital’s next investment.
C4V and MARTAC collaborated for the last 15 months to fully demonstrate the efficacy of C4V’s major advancement in high-performance battery cells.
Binghamton’s growing business community is breaking down the silos and coming together to share resources, stories, passions and improve their community all the while.
Binghamton entrepreneurs are choosing to invest in their community following a March pitch event hosted by Binghamton University’s Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships. The event attracted over two dozen local investors to the Koffman Southern Tier...
The day-long event, hosted by BU’s Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships, was composed of a series of panels and pitch events for students, businesses and investors to attend.
State officials are celebrating the first anniversary of an incubator within an incubator that continues to hatch new companies.
Entrepreneurs in the Southern Tier have more resources than ever to help develop their businesses, including the second annual Southern Tier Startup Summit, a day-long event to be held May 1, at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, 120 Hawley St., Binghamton.
Members of the winter 2019 cohort of the Accelerator Program at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator received special support to develop their business startups.
The Binghamton Local Development Corporation is once again partnering with SUNY Broome’s Entrepreneurial Assistance Program for the 2019 Business Plan Competition.
Over 60 teams have participated in the Binghamton regional I-Corps program since its start in 2017, with 8 teams having been accepted into the National program to date and multiple more in progress.
Not only did they hit their fundraising goal of $7,000 — they exceeded it by almost $5,000.
The Accelerator Program is evolving just as quickly as the startup community in the Southern Tier. For the second round of start-ups Krohn is hoping to make the program more fluid and educational.
Through this initiative, EMPEQ, an energy efficiency project investment and asset management firm, said it will gain access to free programming and resources within the Founder Institute’s global network.
Parlor City Vegan has graduated from the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator and will soon be moving into its own space at 81 Clinton Street in Binghamton.
CSG, based in Binghamton, helps hemp growers get established and guides them through the season. They currently assist 20 New York hemp farmers, including Old Homestead Hemp farm in Hebron.
“Physical relocation including the disassembly, packaging and shipment of the acquired equipment from the previous battery manufacturing plant in North Carolina to the new iM3NY facility at the Huron Campus in Endicott, New York was recently completed.”
Semiconductor Research Corp. (SRC) recently chose a team of researchers from Binghamton University and Purdue University to lead a new multimillion dollar research center.
The winners receive grants of $5,000 and are able to start their companies in the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator.
“We have great farmland around here and an abundance of facilities in labor,” said the chief executive officer for CGS Hemp, Kaelan Castetter.
Empower Equity takes a similar approach to funding energy efficiency upgrades, offering subscriptions that companies need for financial and energy reasons.
Entering college, the Enduraphin team discovered various problems with the nutritional recovery process and the Strength and Conditioning community echoed their findings. Sports nutrition products lacked two aspects: quality and/or convenience.
In this podcast, produced by Binghamton University students, Serial entrepreneur Dan Mori tells his story and gives guided advice that current and potential business owners need to hear.
2018 has been the year of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator! The incubator provides entrepreneurs and startups with the knowledge and resources they need to build sustainable businesses.
We’ve all heard about probiotics for gut health, but what about for your skin? A microbiologist and entrepreneur is on a mission to improve existing cosmetics. This is her story.
After applying, AgZeit was given almost $2 million from the GBF to expand operations to a location in Johnson City and Endicott.
The Carbon XPRIZE is in the final round of competition, in which finalist teams are challenged to scale-up up their carbon conversion technologies under real world conditions at industrial test centers to compete for one of two grand prizes.
Managed by Binghamton University's Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships, this no-cost program aids small businesses in strategic progression.
What do educators and Virtual Reality have in common? Not much -- not yet at least. This is set to change if Enhance VR (EVR), a startup company locating in downtown Binghamton’s Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, has any say. EVR is changing the way students interact...
Each year for four years, 76West will award $2.5 million in prize money to six semifinalists as follows: one grand prize of $1 million, one $500,000 prize, and four $250,000 awards.
The Binghamton Acceleration of Cleantech Entrepreneurial and Economic Development (XCEED) initiative is designed to invigorate the growth of a cleantech innovation cluster in the Greater Binghamton Area of Upstate NY.
Three Binghamton University graduates are hard at work using their skill to help others. The Pressure Ulcer Prevention Pad, or PUPP, seeks to improve the lives of individuals who stay seated for prolonged periods of time. This is PUPP’s story.
At a time when many startups are focused on apps, algorithms or artificial intelligence, Joseph Rigoroso is finding success by going the low-tech route.
In this episode, Colin interviews Matt Gill, one of the co-founders of Enhance VR (a virtual reality tech startup). Matt talks about the industry, how his company plans to revolutionize the classroom, as well as how he handles advice from others.
Muckles graduated from the Koffman Incubator in July and now with their operations expanding, Muckles’ is moving from their old headquarters to a new 3,000-foot space on the corner of Court Street and State Street.
I-Corps is a National Science Foundation funded set of short courses aimed at researchers. See the UNY I-Corps Node 2017-2018 year in review.
Researchers have developed a manufacturing technique that will keep electronics cooler by 10 degrees Celsius (18 degrees Fahrenheit), allowing for faster, more efficient computation.
AdamaDOLL is revolutionizing the way that social workers build relationships with children who have been abused.
Mayor Rich David spoke at the SUNY BEST public event at the Koffman Incubator discussing the many exciting developments happening in Binghamton.
Michael Brookman, CEO of BRASH, recently took first article delivery of his company’s revolutionary new home heating system.
The women of Binghamton University are learning to take on the world of entrepreneurship. “The whole message of being bold and brave feels silly when you first hear it,” Molly Alexander said, “but when you try to internalize it, it becomes important.” Alexander, a...
Sometimes good ideas fall into your lap — sometimes they’re hiding right beneath it. Binghamton University alumni Nathaniel Fisher, Bar Stern, and Dominick Pirozzi graduated in 17' with a BS and 18' with a MS in Biomedical Engineering. Post-grad they created the...
These five companies will work with experienced mentors at the Koffman Incubator with the goal of progressing their startup.
The program hopes to train students in the jobs of the future and attract more businesses to the town.
“Our relationship with Binghamton University continues to be very very healthy,” said Innovation’s CEO Tom Boyer. “Part of that relationship I think is responsible for our market leadership at this point in time.”
Build-4-Scale was created to connect local innovators with local manufacturers to ensure new energy technologies are produced that strengthen the manufacturing industry and support job creation.
Endicott native Gilbert Kaplan, U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, returned to the Southern Tier to discuss economic development and revitalization in Broome County
“The intent will be we will have a readily trained available workforce to come work full-time for us. That’s again a tremendous opportunity. It’s investing back into our community. It’s investing in our futures,” said Jim Dutcher, AgZeit Indoor Farms CEO.
C4V’s new Solid State Battery, replaces more than 80% of the liquid electrolyte with a solid electrolyte.
Many Binghamton University alumni have stayed in — or returned to — the local area to open their own successful small businesses.
Over $20 million will be invested into new residential, business and community initiatives in Binghamton, Endicott and Johnson City, including an investment into Southern Tier Clean Energy Program Company AgZeit!
A total of $2.5 million was awarded to six finalists in the 76West Clean Energy Competition.
The NY SBDC has won several FAST grants in the past, and we look forward to continue to work with and expand our services to the innovators in New York State,” Brian Goldstein, director of the New York SBDC, said.
Fred Xlander, Attorney at Law visits the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator and interviews our very own Eric Krohn!
Magnis today announced signing a four party development agreement with Dendrobium Automotive Limited, Dendrobium Advanced Technologies Limited and Charge CCCV LLC (C4V) to produce high performing batteries including semi-solid batteries forDendrobium D-1.
Representatives of startup companies housed in the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator came together on Monday afternoon for a panel discussing the challenges and perks of being an entrepreneur.
“In industrial uses, we can capture carbon dioxide from commercial entities before it leaks into the atmosphere,” according to David Erickson, a mechanical engineering professor and co-founder and partner in the company.
Companies accepted into this program will be put through a crash course on the Business Model Canvas and in-person interviews, determining if their product or service is a viable company. Facilitated throughout the year, the course ends with a go, no-go, or a pivot on the concept.
The $19 million Koffman facility was built with an array of public moneys, and that’s purposeful. The mission of its clean-energy program, and its cousin programs in health technology and microelectronics, is nothing less than rekindling the innovative fires of Binghamton — to birth young, high-growth companies in the most cutting-edge industries in America.
The Koffman Incubator houses an ever-growing number of small businesses and startups, but none more (positively) notable than Bandalier. What makes them such a notable presence in the Incubator? Well, it is their ... presence. Their team consists of near 30...
“Magnis has an active program of developing these battery plants. Re-assembly work at the New York facility at Huron Campus is on schedule and this development in Queensland is a major step forward for Australian battery plant operations.”
Students interested in the entrepreneurial side of life were met by multiple Binghamton University graduates who have made a name for themselves through small business ventures in the local ecosystem. These entrepreneurs spoke on their time at Binghamton U, the resources they drew upon and some struggles of small business ownership.
Let’s face it, networking can be hard! Attempting to find common ground with a stranger in a few short moments of conversation seems inefficient to us. Traditional networking has its pitfalls and we are actively changing that through SUNY BEST. A well-received event...
While new technologies and inventions coming out of university labs are often cause for excitement and celebration, the listing of such developments on university technology transfer sites is usually anything but scintillating or innovative. However,...
Quadrant recently sold 10% of its common equity for approximately $13 million and successfully converted its previously issued Series A Preferred shares to common shares.
Skyven partnered with Cameron Manufacturing in Horseheads to produce its “Intelligent Mirror Array,” one of the world’s first solar solutions for industrial steam.
This July marked the first implementation of Ethosgen’s HSE (Heat Sorption to Electricity) product in New York State and the first operational unit in the U.S..
Shailesh Upreti is determined to re-energize manufacturing at a site that long served as IBM Corp.’s Endicott production hub.
Started and run by former Binghamton Students, H1 is looking for engineers, sales, marketing, or just curious individuals that want to make an impact on global healthcare.
Luma Projection Arts Festival just keeps on growing. This year, the downtown Binghamton event is growing from one night to three.
The Koffman Southern Tier Incubator is home to 35 startup businesses, ranging from unique virtual reality companies, to cutting-edge clean energy businesses, to high-tech video production companies and beyond.
Enduraphin, a startup revolutionizing on-the-go sports nutrition, raised an undisclosed Pre-Seed round of funding to begin production of their patent-pending product.
Enhance VR is changing the face of the education industry. By bringing educational technology up to speed with personal technology, Enhance VR seeks to bring education into the 21st century. This is their story.
June 29th marked the first annual Southern Tier Hemp Summit. Hosted at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator in downtown Binghamton. This event showcased the potential of hemp for business and the individual.
Beloved B.C. comic character, Gronk the grinning dinosaur, has found a new home at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator
A new tech company has opened its doors in Downtown Binghamton. Bandalier held it’s ribbon cutting ceremony for its new office in the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator.
"We believe it's important for students to vote now," said Brianna Cea, the Generation Vote CEO and co-founder. "Because the policies and decisions being made today, whether it be at city council or on capitol hill are affecting us for the rest of our lives."
Sethi, a 20-year-old rising junior at Binghamton University in New York, decided to make his one-on-one efforts "scalable." He created an app called Runaway that pairs users with a chat bot powered by artificial intelligence, as well as trained volunteers, so they can...
In addition to a $5,000 cash prize, Sara Liu and Lei Liu of Parlor City Vegan received three months of free rent at the incubator.
When Paul Singh stepped out of his RV into the parking lot of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, he definitely wasn’t out of his element. The traveling entrepreneur has visited 107 cities since March 2016, mentoring new businesses and investing in and advising...
On the two-hour drive to Albany, Binghamton University student entrepreneurs practiced pitches and perfected PowerPoint presentations. On the way home, they celebrated the three teams who won awards at the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) on Friday. Taking...
Accelerator programs are like boot camps for fledgling businesses. Entrepreneurs and their ideas are put through rigorous challenges. Products are scrutinized and owners learn to think like consumers. Success is not guaranteed.
An app that rewards working out with cryptocurrency. A nonprofit encouraging college students to become agents of change in local campaigns. Chocolate-covered chickpeas. These were just a few of the ideas presented at the Southern Tier regional of the New York...
As Henock Banda watched the snow swirl through the windows of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator on Thursday, he told those gathered it was one of many recent firsts ― seeing snow, visiting the United States and meeting some of the people who made the Malawi...
Magnis Resources, an Australian graphite producer with interest in the production of lithium-ion batteries, has acquired 10 percent of Charge CCCV(CV4), an Binghamton-based intellectual property company. C4V's technical advancements in lithium ion technology have...
The Office of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Partnerships at Binghamton University opened its Southen Tier Clean Energy Incubator building Wednesday. The incubator currently has nine clients, including winners of the 76West Clean Energy Competition, which is a $20...
Joe Rigoroso, a Binghamton University senior and the founder of Infiniti Greens, is headed to Minneapolis this weekend for a national entrepreneurship competition where he could win up to $250,000. E-Fest, scheduled for April 12-14, is a three-day event featuring...
As the number of start-ups at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator continues to grow, so must Koffman’s support staff. Last month, local entrepreneur Eric Krohn was added to the team and will serve as program coordinator. The Vestal native became acquainted with the...
If you walk through the second floor of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator (KSTI) on a given day, you’re likely to hear an interview in progress. It’s likely for Bandalier, a start-up that provides sales support to clients in the tech industry. “We don't look for a...
When Michael Brookman, founder and CEO of BRASH Engines, entered his company, into the 76West Clean Energy Competition last spring, he wasn’t familiar with the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator (KSTI) in downtown Binghamton. The entrepreneur, whose start-up uses...
BingCap, a team led by Tara P. Dhakal, an assistant professor in BU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Ganesh Gudavalli, a Ph.D candidate in the same department, will participate in NEXUS-NY,
For companies looking to expand near universities, New York state has a pretty good offer: stay in the area and don’t pay taxes for 10 years, while making use of campus research facilities and industry experts. Since 2013, more than 200 companies have made use of...
Applications for the next I-Corps Short Course class at Binghamton University are currently being accepted. Instruction will consist of three class at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator in downtown Binghamton on April 13, 14, and 28, as well as two remote meetings....
When the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator (KSTI) opened its doors last spring, resident companies knew who to ask about everything: business development assistant Aubrey Nawrocki. After guiding the incubator in its growth from just two residents last June to 39 this...
The board, which consists of 13 local and regional industry leaders, aims to increase the the use of renewable energy in the region by assisting the nine companies currently participating in the incubator’s program.
As the August 2017 award recipients, EthosGen made the move to Binghamton’s Koffman Southern Tier Incubator and is one of nine clean energy companies in the incubator’s Clean Energy Program.
Triple Cities Vintage is one of many new small businesses in Broome County housed or previously housed in the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, a space for small businesses and startups to grow through training and consulting. “[The Incubator] has been a really nice...
BU professor recognized for pioneering lithium-ion battery – M. Stanley Whittingham is one of 83 to be elected to National Academy of Engineering,
The Binghamton University professor and Chair of the Southern Tier Clean Energy Incubator board is best known for his role in the invention of lithium-ion batteries has been elected to the National Academy of Engineers. M. Stanley Whittingham, a distinguished...
US Department of Defense Environmental Technology Demonstration & Validation Program (ESTCP) announces Eco Waste Solutions project
The US Department of Defense's Environmental Research Programs has announced that Eco Waste Solutions has been approved to move forward with its Deployable Waste-to-Energy Convertor for Expeditionary Bases (DWECX) with Thermal Energy to Electrical Power System...
Rtistry By Design last Friday held the formal opening for its new office at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator.
Empire State Development today announced that 23 businesses will startup, expand or locate in seven regions across Upstate New York, partnering with local colleges and universities to spur economic growth across the state. These companies have committed to create...
Time to get past your arachnophobia. Spider webs could be the basis for better microphones in hearing aids, cell phones and more.
Would you want a spider web inside your ear? Probably not. But if you’re able to put aside the creepy factor, new research shows that fine fibers like spider silk actually improve the quality of microphones for hearing aids. Binghamton University distinguished...
Join the Geoweb3d Team A Binghamton University Start-Up NY approved company is looking to expand their team. Are you passionate about cutting edge 3D graphics? Are you looking to significantly advance your professional career, enjoy challenging work, and get in on...
Inspired by insect ears, Soundskrit wants to make microphones magically directional Voice control is everywhere these days, but to hear people effectively from every direction, devices like Amazon’s Echo need to have a whole collection of microphones in them — but...
Governor Cuomo Announces Binghamton University Breaks Ground on Southern Tier High Technology Incubator
A groundbreaking ceremony was held at 11 a.m. Oct. 2, 2014, in Binghamton for the Southern Tier High Technology Incubator…
A $19 million facility designed to boost new technology business should open in downtown Binghamton in two years. A groundbreaking ceremony for the…