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The Fredonia Technology Incubator promotes economic growth in the Western Southern Tier of New York State by supporting entrepreneurship and the development of new, innovative, arts and technology-based companies into successful business ventures.  FTI also serves as a regional economic development hub.

 

Upcoming Workshop: "Starting & Managing Your Own Business" 

Tuesday June 30, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.

A full-day workshop featuring SCORE and local expert speakers, covering business topics critical to every start-up business

Topics Discussed Include:

  • Introduction to services provided by the Fredonia Technology Incubator, SBA, and SCORE.
  • How to create a Business Plan.
  • Fundamentals of Marketing and how to conduct Market Research.
  • Reading  and  understanding financial reports.
  • What legal organization is best for your business and how do you minimize your liability exposure?
  • How to minimize your financial risk with insurance and how to select an Insurance Broker.
  • What are the Federal and State tax considerations you must conform to?
  • How you can secure financing and what role does the SBA Play?
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Pre-registration is required. Cost $30 (Students at a discount)

This workshop is limited to 25 attendees.

Register Now!  

Here is a link to the registration form:
https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?llr=dcwhojcab&oeidk=a07eb3cvtha9aef329c 

Our Services

Business Formation and Setup
The Incubator staff, in partnership with local professionals, helps the entrepreneur to address the requirements of setting up a business including, writing a business plan, staffing, intellectual property, public relations, permits, marketing, accounting and legal issues.

Business Consulting, Mentoring & Training
Through our experienced staff and a network of service providers and advisors, we offer access to a variety of business professionals who are uniquely qualified to help you with the critical issues faced by startup companies. Through our connection to State University of New York at Fredonia we can also provide access to faculty who can provide expert advice to emerging companies.

Business and Peer Networking
Clients will have the opportunity to interact with fellow entrepreneurs and other business professionals. These opportunities allow them to benefit from other’s experiences and contacts for advice, vendors, customers, etc.

Intern Programs
Students from State University of New York at Fredonia, in a variety of different academic programs, are available for internship opportunities available in a tenant business.

NYS & SUNY Technology Centers
State and University-affiliated technology centers exist throughout New York State. These centers specialize in disciplines from nanotechnology, life sciences and environmental research to material engineering and information technology. Clients have access to the resources of these centers

Intellectual Property
The incubator can connect client businesses with experts in the areas of technology commercialization, grant management and the legal protection of intellectual property

Office Space & Furnishing
The incubator is a newly constructed building specially designed as a “green” facility to serve the most important space requirements of technology- based startups. Businesses needing office space, clean rooms, assembly areas, and media or internet labs can be accommodated.

Paths to Funding
The incubator has access to two pre-seed capital loan funds and maintains an ongoing relationship with a number of state, regional and local funding sources. Incubator staff can assist clients with the process of qualifying for and connecting with appropriate sources of capital.

 

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Fredonia Technology Incubator

214 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Phone: 716-680-6009
Fax: 716-680-6008
incubator@fredonia.edu


 
Directions
Parking lot is located behind the building between 2nd and 3rd Street. Can be accessed from Washington St.
 
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