Incubation is about lots more than space
You might think of business incubators as buildings.That’s often true, but what incubation really means is providing entrepreneurs with services necessary for their growth.
WNY Incubators host a wide variety of backgrounds, ventures, skill sets, and ambitions.
Most business incubator clients are startups with significant potential to scale, whose capabilities are still incomplete.The founders might be technologists, designers, engineers, medical professionals, or business types who need help in accounting, sales, commercialization, or another key area.
WNY Incubators provide a full suite of services to help entrepreneurs and ventures thrive.
Western New York is proud to host several business incubators, each with its own industry focus, expertise, clientele, and culture. We exist within a vast entrepreneurial ecosystem, and connect our clients with resources that include:
WNY Incubators offer tax incentives.
Clients of WIN incubators can apply to participate in the NYS Innovation Hot Spot tax incentives program. These incentives can also be paired with the Start-Up NY initiative to achieve a 15 year period of tax savings for successful ventures. You can read more about this opportunity here.
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The University at Buffalo serves as the managing entity for WIN, a NYSTAR Innovation Hot Spot.