Innovate. Accelerate. Shape the Future.

IgniteU NY is an industry agnostic program focused on developing the entrepreneurs of New York State. Located in Troy, NY, we offer various programs to connect entrepreneurs with their community and help them develop a wide range of entrepreneurial skills.


To develop the entrepreneur

To empower the entrepreneur to create new opportunities, solve new problems, and create value.


  • Develop unique business perspectives

  • Make a strong economic impact

  • Increase the startup success rate in the region

  • Bring together innovators and create collaboration

  • Strengthen the local innovation network by building and expanding relationships among entrepreneurs

  • Facilitate the transfer of technology and expertise from government, corporate, and university laboratories.


You don’t Work 9 - 5

Neither do we

 You need a work environment that is accessible and can support your long hours. You don't need to give up equity in your company to enjoy all that IgniteU has to offer.

  • Collaborative Team Work Tables

  • Private Conference Rooms

  • Whiteboard

  • Lounge

  • Free Coffee

  • Kitchen Access

  • Smart TVs

  • Video Conferencing Station

  • High-Speed Wi-Fi

  • 24-Hour Office Access

  • Tech Community Ecosystem

  • And Much More!