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Startup Support Services

Alexandria LaunchLabs

Alexandria LaunchLabs is New York City’s unique startup platform designed to satisfy a key unmet need for affordable space for seed-stage life science companies in New York City. Located at the Alexandria Center for Life Science – New York City, Alexandria LaunchLabs provides move-in-ready laboratory/office space, first-class support resources, shared equipment and services, creative amenities, and access to startup capital – all of which are critical for accelerating the growth of seed-stage companies in New York City.

Harlem Biospace

An affordable co-working wet lab, right in Manhattan. Harlem Biospace is open to life-science companies and technology companies using biological techniques

JLabs Incubator

Provides a flexible platform to accelerate scientific discovery, business, financial and tackle operational obstacles to focus on the science and innovative solutions for patients.


BetaNYC is building a connected NYC by the people, for the people, for 21st Century.

Cornell University

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, we have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

Dumbo Heights

With the tagline “unrivaled connectivity”, DUMBO Heights is connected not just in terms of accessibility, as it lies between Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges, or just amongst the interconnected structure of the buildings via sky bridges, but even within the dark fibers of the building itself, offering high speed connectivity in the technical perspective, as well.


Socrata's open data and open performance platform have transformed how data is discovered, analyzed, and shared online. We work everyday to unleash the power of data to improve the world.

Teach for America

Teach For America works in partnership with communities to expand educational opportunity for children facing the challenges of poverty.

The New School

Innovative minds have always found a home at The New School. In New York City, Paris, and online, The New School enrolls 10,000 degree-seeking students in more than 130 undergraduate and graduate programs focused on collaborative, project-based, interdisciplinary learning. Education is driven by open discussion in small classes and a human-centered approach to problem solving, combining design thinking and social research to address the complex issues of our time.

The Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development

The Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development is a membership organization of New York City non-profit neighborhood housing groups. Our mission is to ensure flourishing neighborhoods and decent, affordable housing for all New Yorkers


CampInteractive (CI) is a not-for-profit organization that empowers inner-city youth through the inspiration of the outdoors, and the creative power of technology.

NYC iZone

iZone, launched by the NYC Department of Education in 2010, supports an innovative community of schools in personalizing learning to accelerate college and career readiness for every student.

Bloomberg LP

Bloomberg: The world’s most trusted source of information for businesses & professionals.

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, also referred to as NFTE, is an international non-profit organization providing entrepreneurship training and education programs to young people from low-income urban communities.

Technology Development Corporation

The NYC Technology Development Corporation (TDC) provides senior management and other consulting services to the City of New York for its most critical and complex information technology (IT) projects.

Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology

We are journalists, public school parents, and public school advocates dedicated to improving schools for our own children and for every child in the city. We believe that engaged, informed parents can promote racially and economically integrated schools of the highest quality. Furthermore, we believe that excellent public education is crucial to the functioning of a democratic society.

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code’s vision is to reach gender parity in computing fields. We believe this is paramount to ensure the economic prosperity of women, families, and communities across the globe, and to equip citizens with the 21st century tools for innovation and social change. We believe that more girls exposed to computer science at a young age will lead to more women working in the technology and engineering fields.

Long Island City Partnership

Long Island City Partnership’s mission is to advocate for economic development that benefits Long Island City’s industrial, commercial, cultural, and residential sectors.

CUNY - The City of New York

The City University of New York provides high-quality, accessible education for more than 269,000 degree-credit students and 247,000 adult, continuing and professional education students at 24 campuses across New York City.

ITP | Tisch School of the Arts

ITP is a two-year graduate program located in the Tisch School of the Arts whose mission is to explore the imaginative use of communications technologies — how they might augment, improve, and bring delight and art into people's lives.

Brooklyn Law School

The fundamental mission of Brooklyn Law School is to provide its students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical values needed for a career in the law.

Enterprise Community Partners

Enterprise works with partners nationwide to build opportunity. We create and advocate for affordable homes in thriving communities linked to jobs, good schools, health care and transportation.

Weill Cornell Medical College

New methods of processing massive amounts of information offer powerful weapons against threats ranging from cancer to bioterror.

Trust for Governors Island

The City of New York is now responsible for Governors Island and created the Trust for Governors Island, the organization charged with the operations, planning and redevelopment of 150 acres of the Island.

York College

York College enriches lives and enables students to grow as passionate, engaged learners with the confidence to realize their intellectual and human potential as individuals and global citizens. The College offers baccalaureate degrees in the liberal arts and the sciences, as well as in a variety of professional programs such as accounting, business, computer studies, education, health, and social work, as well as a graduate program in occupation.


Inspired Innovation that's Changing the World. The range of computing products based on Intel® architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. We are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. Platforms are designed and configured to work together to provide an optimized user computing solution--one that is seamless, connected and puts the user at the center.

Meatpacking BID

Learn about the proposal to create a Business Improvement District (BID) for the Meatpacking District and a few blocks of southwest Chelsea.


CodeToWork is an employer-led initiative aimed at transforming the hiring process. We use a skills-based approach to identify, train and hire talent. The traditional credentials-based focus must evolve to give all qualified job seekers a chance to prove themselves.

NYU Wagner Innovation Labs

Launched in 2011, the Wagner Innovation Labs are a new series of experiments that marry theory and practice to promote informed, evidence-based policy decision-making in a complex world. Each Lab has its own focus and approach, and operates independently, but all reflect NYU Wagner's broad commitment to bringing scholars, thinkers and practitioners together, both figuratively and literally, to improve the way policy is made.

Center for an Urban Future

The Center for an Urban Future is a NYC-based think tank dedicated to highlighting the critical opportunities and challenges facing New York and other cities, and providing fresh ideas and workable solutions to policymakers. The Center’s primary focus is on growing and diversifying the local economy, expanding economic opportunity and targeting problems facing low-income and working-class neighborhoods.

FEGS Health & Human Services

FEGS Health & Human Services is one of the largest, most diversified nonprofit health and human services agencies in the country.

The Falchi Building

The Falchi Building is a dynamic, five-story, 650,000 square foot mixed-use building in the heart of Long Island City, New York. Home to a growing number of creative companies, Falchi is the first Wired Certified GOLD building in Queens.

WNYC - New York Public Radio

Our mission is to make the mind more curious, the heart more tolerant and the spirit more joyful through excellent radio programming.

The New York City Foundation for Computer Science Education (CSNYC)

The New York City Foundation for Computer Science Education (CSNYC) is a nonprofit organization launched in 2013 to ensure that all children in the local public schools have access to computer science education that will put them on a pathway to academic success and a 21st century career.


At Microsoft we help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential. Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in devices and services that help people and businesses realize their full potential. At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our products to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.

New Classrooms

New Classrooms is a nonprofit organization that designs new models for instruction that reimagine the role of educators, the use of time, the configuration of physical space, and the use of data and technology.


CodeNow works with underrepresented youth to develop the next pioneers in technology by teaching foundational skills in computer programming.


Drawing on our global experience and 200-year history, Citi works tirelessly to provide consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with innovative banking solutions that are simple, creative and responsible.

Flatiron 23rd St Partnership

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District is a not-for-profit organization formed in 2006 with the mission to make the area more attractive for businesses, residents and visitors, to make it cleaner and safer and even more of a destination than it already is.

CUNY Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship

Baruch College’s Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship plays a crucial role in establishing the Zicklin School of Business as a leading business school with a specialty in entrepreneurship. Our New York State Small Business Development Center, offers small business owners and entrepreneurs free Small Business Counseling with Professional, Academic & Private Sector Experts.

Open Society Foundation

The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.

Queens Vocational and Technical High School

Queens Vocational and Technical High School is committed to providing quality career and technical education. Our school offers standards-based instruction in both academic and career and technical programs. Teaching and learning are delivered through an interdisciplinary approach and relate to real-life experiences. Graduates possess the skills and character to succeed in post-secondary environments.


AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications corporation.


Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) mission is to accelerate the growth of New York State’s high-tech economy.

Living Cities

Living Cities harnesses the collective power of twenty two of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions to build a new type of urban practice to dramatically improve the economic well-being of low-income people.

New York Public Library

The mission of The New York Public Library is to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen our communities.

Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College inspires and prepares high achieving students to solve the challenges facing New York City, our nation, and the global community.

Coalition for Queens

Coalition for Queens (C4Q) fosters the Queens tech ecosystem to increase economic opportunity and transform the world’s most diverse community into a leading hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.

General Electric

GE is building the world by providing capital, expertise and infrastructure for a global economy. GE Capital has provided billions in financing so businesses can build and grow their operations and consumers can build their financial futures.

311 NYC

311's mission is to provide the public with quick, easy access to all New York City government services and information while maintaining the highest possible level of customer service.

Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College is located on a lush 37-acre campus in Bayside, Queens, New York. Queensborough offers a rich liberal arts and science curriculum as well as career and pre-professional courses.

Office of Educational Technology

The Office of Educational Technology supports the development of new technology tools that enable school-level innovation which customizes, builds upon and leverages existing DOE platforms such as ARIS as well provides professional development and support to schools as they work to integrate technology into the classroom.

The Flatiron School

The Flatiron School was founded with the mission to align education with reality. Our core programs are 12 weeks, full-time, and centered around industry-driven curriculum designed to give students the skills needed to find high-paying, entry-level technology jobs.

Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project

The Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project is an action research project to develop the entrepreneurial capacity in defined localities, by bringing together the policies, structures, programs and climate that foster entrepreneurship.

New York Code + Design Academy

The New York Code + Design Academy offers workshops for beginner, intermediate and advanced programmers of all ages. We’re known for our small class sizes, supportive instructors and intimate setting. Our goal is to make you feel comfortable so that you can focus on learning.

Columbia Tech Ventures

Columbia Tech Ventures is one of the leading tech transfer offices in the world, with 330+ invention disclosures, 70 license deals & 15 start-ups each year.

The Governance Lab @ NYU

The Governance Lab (the GovLab) brings together thinkers and doers who design, implement, and study technology enabled solutions that advance a collaborative, networked approach to reinvent institutions of governance.

Alliance for Downtown NY

The Downtown Alliance is striving to make Lower Manhattan a wonderful place to live, work and play by creating a vibrant multi-use neighborhood.

Robin Hood

Robin Hood is New York's largest poverty-fighting organization, and since 1988 has focused on finding, funding, and creating programs and schools that generate meaningful results for families in New York's poorest neighborhoods.

School for Poetic Computation

School for Poetic Computation is an artist run school in New York that was founded in 2013. A small group of students and faculty work closely to explore the intersections of code, design, hardware and theory — focusing especially on artistic intervention. It’s a hybrid of a school, residency and research group.

New Yorkers for Parks

NYC civic organization dedicated to parks and recreation, supporting the creation, protection and improvement of public parks throughout the five boroughs.

Business Incubator Association of NYS

The mission of the Business Incubator Association of NYS to expand the resources available to start-up companies and to work with policy-makers on matters affecting the growth and development of incubator-based enterprises.

Partnership for NYC

The Partnership for New York City is a membership organization made up of CEOs of the 200 leading businesses that are headquartered in New York, but reach across America and the world.

NYC Office of Financial Empowerment

The DCA Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) was launched by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the Center for Economic Opportunity at the end of 2006 as the first local government initiative in the country with the specific mission to educate, empower, and protect individuals and families with low incomes.

NYC Labor Market Information Service

New York City’s policy makers and practitioners engaged in workforce development, education, and economic development operate within a dynamic and complex labor market. The New York City Labor Market Information Service (NYCLMIS) develops research and tools that help them make sense of the labor market and make informed decisions that benefit their constituents and the City’s economy.

FEED Resource Recovery

Feed Resource Recovery has designed and implemented a groundbreaking Zero Waste solution for the food industry.

Industry City

Industry City is a 6 million square-foot 21st Century innovation and manufacturing district that is situated on the waterfront in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

Solar One

Solar One is New York City’s Green Energy, Arts and Education Center. Originally founded in 2004 to manage Stuyvesant Cove Park and a small environmental education center (“Solar 1”) Solar One quickly grew into an award-winning organization with a thriving array of programs promoting urban sustainability and education.

The Cooper Union

Cooper Union’s mission is to provide outstanding academic programs in architecture, art and engineering to gifted students who will make enlightened contributions to society. All Cooper Union students receive close contact with a distinguished and creative faculty, and a rigorous, humanistic learning environment stimulated by the process of design and enhanced by the urban setting.

American Express

American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

Cleanweb NY

We believe the next opportunity is what we call the "cleanweb"—the opportunity to leverage the web, social media, and mobile communications to alter how we consume resources, relate to the world, interact with each other, and pursue economic growth.

NYC Small Business Services

The Department of Small Business Services (SBS) makes it easier for businesses in New York City to form, do business, and grow by providing direct assistance to business owners, fostering neighborhood development in commercial districts, and linking employers to a skilled and qualified workforce.

Parsons The New School of Design

Parsons The New School for Design enables students to develop the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a rapidly changing society. Students collaborate with peers, industry partners, and communities around the world and in New York City, a global center of art, design, and business.


Synaptic is a directory of specialized equipment and expertise for the life sciences across NYC research institutions and private laboratories.

New York Technology Council

The New York Technology Council (NYTECH) is a membership-driven, 501(c)(6) non-profit organization focused on developing and promoting the technology industry in New York City. We offer events throughout the year at which we present speakers and discussions on topics related, but not limited to UX design, mobile applications, cloud computing, digital marketing, globalization, funding, investing, legal and accounting.