Fund Your Business
Government Incentive Programs
ITAC understands incentives and other assistance programs and can help you locate, apply for and receive funding for a variety of projects, including:
- Technical and non-technical training
- Energy cost reduction
- Lean manufacturing
- Relocation planning
- Developing sustainable products
- Waste reduction
- Pollution prevention.
SBIR Coaching (help in obtaining government research grants)
ITAC is one of three organizations in New York State funded to help companies compete aggressively to win federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants. ITAC coaches qualified companies in SBIR/STTR partnerships, strategy, proposal creation, application budget structure, and Phase 1 project management to encourage further awards.
NYC Seed (startup money for high-growth potential tech firms)
The NYC Seed fund was created through a partnership of the New York City Investment Fund, The New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation, PolyTechnic University and ITAC to support seed-stage infotech companies in New York City. The fund will help small, entrepreneurial teams to move from an idea to a product and will help high growth potential companies move into their next stage of development and open new markets. NYC Seed Application.
Venture Capital and Angel Funding
ITAC has been a provider of the Marion Ewing Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® programs for over a decade. To date, over 300 companies have completed our customized entrepreneurship training programs and have collectively raised in excess of $100 million in venture capital funding. We most recently offered FastTrac TechVenture, an intensive 12-week program that provided high-level assistance to CEOs wanting to move their firms well beyond startup.