Support for student startups and entrepreneurs

Startups Start at Binghamton

If you have a business idea or passion for innovation, you’re in luck. Binghamton University’s Office of Entrepreneurship, along with the downtown Binghamton Koffman Incubator have all the tools and support you need to grow and develop your venture. 


  • Mentors
  • Clubs
  • Programs
  • Office, lab and meeting space
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Koffman Southern Tier Incubator

The Koffman incubator in downtown Binghamton welcomes students who are progressing a startup, or, who are generally interested in entrepreneurship. The 35,000 SqFt facility provides three floors of co-working space and meetings rooms for students to utilize free of charge. Binghamton University manages the facility and offers strategic programming to help in all areas of business development. 


Entrepreneur Student Club

Discover a support network of like-minded innovators through Binghamton University’s Entrepreneurship Connect club. Connecting with partners, making friends and gaining feedback is key to startup success. Hear from notable Alumni and business owners and share your idea during club meetings. Join a growing ecosystem of innovative students, eager to support one another.  


Programs and Mentors

Mentors and programs are often cited as the key to student startup success. Experienced mentors at the Koffman Incubator can be connected to students. Five programs are available which can provide grant funding, customer discovery, internship opportunities and more!


Classes and On-Campus Space

Binghamton University offers multiple classes focused around entrepreneurship, offering value to those looking to start a business as well as those seeking to innovate in a traditional work environment. 

The “B-Innovative” space on campus consists of two meeting rooms available for students looking to collaborate and progress their business idea.

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Connect to get involved!

Send a message to Binghamton staff at the contact link below with questions or noting your interest. We’ll work with you on the next steps to get your venture off the ground, or get you started down the path of entrepreneurship.