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The thINCubator (short for “the home for innovative new companies”) is a business incubator and student accelerator located at 106 Genesee Street in Bagg Square West district of Utica, NY.  The thINCubator provides people, programs, and a place to accelerate the ideas of entrepreneurs. Modeled after other successful accelerators, thINCubator has secured support from dozens of community mentors. Mentors work with student teams during a 14-week program, helping students refine and pitch their business ideas.

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Image: Entrepreneur in Residence John Liddy speaking about thINCubatorParticipating entrepreneurs have access to business and entrepreneurship courses taught by MVCC, as well as mentorship from experts in business law, information technology, finance, and other relevant fields. Participating teams will have 24/7 access, desk space, meeting space, computer and internet access, server access and will have on-going coaching in a collaborative environment.

The program aligns with entrepreneurship-boosting goals of the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council and enjoys administrative support from MVCC and other local colleges and universities. Significant financial support is provided by the MVCC Foundation, Empire State Development Council, Workforce Development Institute, Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc., and the Coleman Foundation.

For additional information, please contact John Liddy at 315-560-6622