We’re going to try to continue to put out semi regular vlogs from now through the new year (not every day though) so you can see what some of the teams and entrepreneurs are working on as we barrel through the end of 2016. Today we talked about building a startup with students from HCCC,…Details
It was a VERY busy day today at thINC and it was great to see everyone working hard on their businesses after the holiday weekend. New websites, 3D printing and social media strategies at work.
The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees and the thINCubator has teamed up to create and deploy One World Artisans, an opportunity for refugee’s and newcomer entrepreneurs to get involved with the community, sell their artisanal goods and learn the fundamentals of operating a business by managing the One World Artisans cart. Refugees and newcomers…Details
Last week we had a chance to sit down with two Syracuse-area entrepreneurs (Eric Hinman and Chris Biley). They just opened a new restaurant in Armory Square called Original Grain and we loved their story because they don’t have tons of experience in the restaurant business, so we talked how you get into a business…Details
Ryan sat down with Simon Eisenbach to talk about the product he has been working on in conjunction with thINCubator over the past year. It’s a bracket that will allow pro-videographers to make completely vertical motion time-lapse shots. We learn about how he went from identifying a problem to prototyping and building his own solution…Details
We’ve been having some great discussions with “Big Mike” Morrill from Total Solutions about how he’s been integrating the LEAN Methodology into his business practices, his employees and his life (Mike will be doing a thINC Tank Live on using LEAN with us in September). He shared a great story with us on a system…Details
We sat down with Leonard Kilekwang and Andy Chen – two recent grads from Hamilton College that we’ve been working with to learn about their company, TechnoSafi. TechnoSafi is an SMS story-based public health education service that Andy and Leonard are building. They’ll be developing their beta product, test marketing and hopefully launching in Kenya…Details
Recently we sat down with members of Hamilton College’s Microfinance group to talk about microfinance, some of the loans that they give out to area businesses, and how you can apply and qualify for a micro loan through their program. They are currently accepting loan applications for next semester and most loans are in the…Details
A couple of weeks back we were in Syracuse supporting Lilo Life for a weekend design challenge. Industrial design students from Syracuse University wanted to do a rapid-design iteration challenge on Lilo’s inverted water bottle. Some of their concepts were truly amazing. Here’s a recap from Lilo founder Stacey Mae Smith.