October 7, 2010 – Business Incubation: A Statewide and National Perspective, David Hochman

Speaker:
David Hochman, Executive Director, Business Incubator Association of New York State, Inc.

Description:
Hochman will provide an overview of the statewide incubator association, of which Binghamton University’s Start Up Suite is a member. He will also provide an assessment of the status of business incubation both in New York State and nationally.

PowerPoint:
“Business Incubation: A Statewide and National Perspective”

Location:
Binghamton University Downtown Center

Present:
Presenter - David Hochman – (Business Incubator Association of New York State, Inc.)
Attendees - Adam Megivern (SUNY Cortland), Amy Henderson-Harr (SUNY Cortland), Darcy M. Fauci (Broome County Office Building), Emma Jacobs (WSKG, Binghamton), Glenda Roberts (SUNY Delhi), Janet Herzog (Broome Community College), Joel Boyd (Binghamton Local Development Corporation (BLDC), John Hayek (Southern Tier HealthLink), Karen Niday (SUNY Cortland), Myrna Webb ( New York State Department of Labor), Merry Harris (Binghamton Local Development Corporation (BLDC), Patrick Doyle (Broome County IDA), Peggy Benz (Johnson City, NY), Dr. R. Bruce Mattingly (SUNY Cortland), Scott Bowen (Binghamton University), Thomas Kowalik (Binghamton University), Timothy Phillips (SUNY Cortland)

Reports/Discussion: 

  • T. Kowalik welcomed members and participants and provided an overview about SUNY BEST. He reported that next month’s meeting will be held in Ithaca and hosted by Cornell University.
  • David Hochman, Executive Director, Business Incubator Association of New York State, Inc. gave a presentation titled, “Business Incubation: A Statewide and National Perspective.” His presentation provided an overview of the statewide incubator association and David’s assessment of the status of business incubation both in New York State and nationally. Following his session he led a highly interactive question and answer session.

Next Meeting:
The next meeting is Thursday, November 4, 2010 from 10:00am – 12:00pm, Cornell University Campus, East Hill Office Building, 395 Pine Tree Road, Ithaca, NY 14850