B-Innovative Incubator

Collaborate on campus

CAMPUS COLLABORATION

B-Innovative is a student-run non-profit incubator that fosters entrepreneurship on the Binghamton University campus. Interested students can plan their business ideas with members of the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation staff. 

Located in Old Rafuse, the rooms provide space for a range of activities, from brainstorming business models to building prototypes.

cConnect

One of the start-ups fostered by the B-Innovative Incubator is CConnect, an app that streamlines campus events. The app gauges individual students’ interests by allowing them to swipe right on categories including “sports” and “art.” Then, each user is presented with events that match their interests.

Tremayne Stewart ‘17, the founder of CConnect, is now employed by Google as a software engineer, but the app continues to operate on campus. 

“[The idea was] what if we have a system that learned the type of events you like to go to, and then went all by itself and found those events for you, then presented them to you and then reminded you about them as they were happening throughout the day,” Stewart said in an interview with Pipe Dream.

B-Innovative Benefits

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Full access to co-working space for all BU undergraduate and graduate students
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Networking opportunities with area entrepreneurs 
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Funding opportunities
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Support, guidance and resource from the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnership’s dedicated staff

Attendee testimonials

The May 4, 2018 Startup Summit was viewed by most everyone as a huge success. Wow factors included:
. Great entrepreneurial spirit with a great suite of entrepreneurial startup businesses
. Great speakers and great cross section of investors, academics + local businesses
. Great sponsors for the event at the Kaufman Southern Tier Incubator

 

Alan Michaels

Owner, Industry Building Blocks

“During our time at Binghamton University, we created a platform allowing local, national, and international businesses to engage with college students. The Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Partnerships has always connected us to resources and allowed us to be part of a supportive community.” CP testimonial

Co-founders, Campus Pursuit

“The Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships is there to help you make your idea a reality. The faculty is there every step of the way, from start to finish! And every student knows when it comes to balancing schoolwork, running a business, and having a life, every bit of help goes a long way.” Judah Berger

Innovation Fellow