Innovation Connectors

A coalition resource providers, #InnovateCNY connects the greater regional innovation ecosystem, and leverages support for startups. Follow the group and find area events at

Student Entrepreneurship Clubs

The E-Club networks with high profile entrepreneurs, connects with local businesses, and pitches ideas weekly as a way to grow the number of successful student startups at Syracuse University. Vision for Entrepreneurs is an Adobe-sponsored club that works with students across campus. Women in Leadership catalyzes action and empowerment for young women leaders.

Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship

The Newhouse-based center develops and provides courses, coaching and connections for student entrepreneurs who wish to pursue media careers with a sense of entrepreneurial spirit and innovation.

Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship and Couri Hatchery

Dream > Believe > Pursue is the motto of the Falcone Center, the outreach arm of Whitman’s Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises department. The program supports the Couri Hatchery, WISE Women’s Business Center and the South Side Innovation Center.

Student Sandbox

The Student Sandbox, part of the iSchool’s IDS program, is an opportunity for student entrepreneurs to grow their ventures at an accelerator program located in the LaunchPad and in downtown Syracuse.

Global Game Jam

Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event (game creation) taking place around the world. Think of it as a hackathon focused on game development. Check events page for dates.