Element46

Element 46 is a brand new startup incubator located just 30 mins north of NYC in Westchester.

Join us.

 
 

The Program

 
 
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Element 46 is  designed to help you catalyze your growth.  We provide programming, mentoring and free workspace, to enable our startups to develop their businesses within a network of peers, while nurturing a shared set of values.

Entrepreneurs will be situated in one of a number of thriving co-working spaces in urban centers or potent communities within Westchester, embedded in an existing start-up community.

We look forward to bringing these key experiences to our first set of talented entrepreneurs in spring of 2019.


ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS SESSIONS

We offer a structured program on how to start and scale your business idea.  This will help with general business acumen and create a foundation of information you can apply to your businesses. Training will be tailored to where you are in your startup. Sessions will include topics like building a business plan, marketing, leadership development, pitching to investors, etc.

FACILITATED COHORT-BUILDING SESSIONS

We will also conduct facilitated team-building sessions. This will be a large-group discussion to get to know each other, share struggles, give advice, offer support and collaboration between all our startups.

You will be required to participate in one 2-hour skills building session and one facilitated cohort-building session one time per week.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE PROVIDERS

You will have access to a curated list of professionals who will provide pro bono services in areas such as IP Law, accounting and marketing, etc. 

WORKSPACE

You’ll have a dedicated desk at a co-working space that’s yours full time for the 4 month period. If you need space less than full time, let’s talk.
 

MENTORS

You will be assigned a dedicated one-on-one mentor who is an expert in business strategy and implementation, and committed to your success. Mentors will be required to meet with you at least 3 hours per month during the 4-month period.


 

Mentors

 

Mentors will assist the startups who are chosen for the program by offering their expertise, time and support. Mentors are hand-picked leaders and may include those with specializations in technology, finance, business strategy, venture capital, marketing or other thought leaders.

We look to the mentors to provide our startups with the opportunity to have open conversations on a range of topics to include company progress to date, staffing/recruiting, value proposition, refining the pitch presentation or whatever is needed.

Mentors select a startup to work with through the duration of the 4 month Incubator Program. Our mentors are expected to provide 3 hours of private discussions with the startup per month. Minimum time commitment is 12 hours.

Startups will most likely be matched with two or more mentors.

APPLY AS A MENTOR

- Deadline -

The deadline for applying to be a mentor for the first incubator cohort was:

April 19, 2019

Please apply now if you’d like to be a mentor for the next cohort which begins in the fall of 2019. Thank you.

questions?

Contact us.


 

Hosts

 

One of the key benefits of Element 46 is free workspace in existing co-working spaces, surrounded by fellow entrepreneurs in an environment that enables collaboration and success.

We are soliciting owners of existing co-working spaces to apply to host a cohort of startups.  We will reimburse the host location a fixed amount for each startup that resides in their space.

Key dates

  • Cohort starts incubation July 1, 2019 for four months

  • Cohort ends October 31, 2019

Interested in hosting? Apply now >

APPLY AS A HOST

- DEADLINE -

The deadline for applying to be a host for the first incubator cohort was:

April 19, 2019

Please apply now if you’d like to be a host for the next cohort which begins in the fall of 2019. Thank you.

Questions?

Contact us.


 

PSPs

Professional Service Providers

During their time in Element 46, our startups will have access to a curated list of professionals who will provide pro bono services in areas such as accounting and marketing.  These services are critical factors in launching a successful business. It is estimated that you will provide up to 3 hours of services total per month.

Element 46 PSPs share their expertise and develop a connection with a growing business which could turn into a long-term client relationship.  It’s a win-win.

Interested in being an Element 46 PSP? 

Apply now!

 

 

APPLY AS A PSP

- DEADLINE -

The deadline for applying to be a service provider for the first cohort was:

April 19, 2019

Please apply now if you’d like to be a service provider for the next cohort which begins in the fall of 2019. Thank you.

questions?

Contact us.


 

Westchester 2019

“Westchester has all of the most important ingredients for start-up success - location, infrastructure, transportation, business expertise, investor interest, talent and more.  I’m confident that we’ll be able to cultivate high-growth companies that will drive economic development for Westchester and also serve as a great reminder of the benefits of working, living and playing right in our County.”

George Latimer / Westchester County Executive