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[Video] Hatch Story: Pressure Ulcer Prevention Pad (PUPP)

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.

Infiniti Greens: A Growing Success 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.

Muckles’ Ink Expands Their Local Imprint

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.

Local Businesswomen Inspire Next Generation Leaders

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...

Binghamton U Alumni Start Business to Put Pressure on a Major Problem

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...

Innovation Associates Expands

“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.”

Agzeit Awarded $2 Million for Expansion

“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.

NY Small Business Development Centers Awarded $125k

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.

Dimensional Energy Highlighted by Forbes

“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.

Binghamton Incubator ‘Accelerator Program’ Accepting Applicants

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.

Glimmers of a clean-tech future in Upstate NY

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.

Member Company Bandalier Actively Expanding Workforce

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...

Upcoming SUNY BEST Sets Focus on Renewables

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...

Ethosgen Brings First Product Online

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..

The Koffman Highlighted as Broome County Gem

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.

Southern Tier Hemp Summit Showcases a Growing Industry

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.

BU student startup GenVote expands

"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...

Binghamton student recognized as mental health activist

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...

Inaugural Startup Summit draws more than 200

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...

Three Binghamton teams earn awards at NYS Business Plan Competition

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...

Incubator hosts guests from Malawi Children’s Mission

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 acquires 10 percent stake in C4V

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...

Southern Tier Clean Energy Incubator marks opening

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...

Infiniti Greens founder selected for national competition

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...

Eric Krohn joins KSTI staff as program coordinator

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...

Bandalier looks to hire hungry, entry-level talent for sales roles

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...

Binghamton University researchers chosen for NEXUS-NY

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,

Number of START-UP NY companies at Binghamton University reaches 14

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 open for next I-Corps class

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....

Aubrey Nawrocki steps down as KSTI business development assistant

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...

Incubator’s Clean Energy Board holds first meeting

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.

EthosGen moves into KSTI after winning 76West grant

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.

Vintage fashion with local flavor — and local roots

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...

Join the Geoweb3d Team

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...