OLD WESTBURY, N.Y., July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LaunchPad (www.LaunchPadLI.com) a Long Island incubator, business accelerator and coworking community, is excited to announce its fifth location, LaunchPad NYIT, at New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury.
LaunchPad NYIT is located within the university's Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC), which serves as a conduit for strategic partnerships among industry, entrepreneurs, venture capital/angel investors, academia, and the workforce.
"LaunchPad NYIT will primarily focus on three fields: IT and Cybersecurity, Bioengineering and Medical Devices, and Energy and Green Technologies," said Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., dean of NYIT School of Engineering and Computer Sciences. "We are ecstatic to be collaborating with LaunchPad and its quickly growing 'ecosystem' of entrepreneurs, startups, mentors and investors. Our partnership is aligned with the mission of the ETIC as a direct response to the project demand for skilled engineering and computer scientists. As a source for faculty and student talent, this initiative is bound to spur economic growth and ensure greater competitiveness for Long Island and the broader metropolitan region."
"With coworking space for up to ten companies, three conference rooms equipped with flat screen monitors and video conferencing, and an auditorium with seating for 100, LaunchPad NYIT is a tremendous asset for startups in the region," said Andrew S. Hazen, Cofounder & CEO of LaunchPad.
LaunchPad networking events, including "fireside" chats, Pitch Nights, and speed mentoring will begin in July 2015.
Coworking space at LaunchPad NYIT includes dedicated work space, wifi, and access to events at all five LaunchPad locations.
For more information please visit www.LaunchPadLI.com or contact Andrew Hazen at andrew@LaunchPadLI.com or call 855-8-LAUNCH. You may also contact Elizabeth Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 516-686-3761.
Contact: Andrew S. Hazen