Competitions and Opportunities



Venture For America Fellowship

Venture For America is accepting applications for their two-year fellowship program. VFA Fellows spend two years as a full-time salaried employee at startups in emerging US cities getting hands on experience and learning how to build businesses. Deadlines to apply are 11/28/16 and 2/6/17.


REV Ithaca's Hardware Accelerator

The Hardware Accelerator program at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works is designed to get companies that are developing physical products from sketch to prototype. We're offering up to $2,000 in funding, mentorship, and access to our state-of-the-art prototyping lab, in addition to workshops, weekly meetings, and daily support from experienced instructors. 

For more information or to apply, click here.



New York Business Plan Competition

The office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships sponsors multiple competitions throughout the year. The New York State Business Plan Competition is a statewide competition with over $500 million in prizes. Winners of the regional event go on to the final in Albany in April.

For more information, please visit the Southern Tier regional competition site here.

Last Updated: 2/7/17