Center for Entrepreneurship
The Center for Entrepreneurship's home is the 4,811 square foot ideaHUb incubator in the Business School Building, which serves as a collaborative workspace for students, mentors, and startup companies. (Note: this is moved to the top) - The ideaHUb is currently running a fully virtual New York State Certified Business Incubator during COVID-19. We look forward to welcoming back companies to our state-of-the-art facility soon.
ideaHUb company services include mentorship on business milestones, connections to student interns and academic programs, reimbursement for professional services on a cost-share basis, and benefits to eligible companies through the Long Island Innovation Hot Spot.
The physical space includes a high-tech Maker Space. Equipment includes a Form Labs, Ultimakers, a Stratysys Mojo, 3D Scanners, a Full Spectrum Laser Cutter, an HTC Vive, a Phantom 3 Drone, a Squink, a milling machine, Arduinos, and Raspberry Pis, vinyl cutter, laminator, photo booth, and a fashion area.
Companies at the ideaHUb
Arcadian Marketing is a boutique digital marketing company specializing in social media for lifestyle brands.
Change Impact is a social impact consultancy that helps nonprofits, schools, government, and higher education institutions achieve results and advance equity.
Cloudscann’s Visual Intelligence Control Center (VICC) is a platform used by businesses, municipalities, transit agencies, and universities to manage situational and operational events while protecting critical assets.
CMS BioTechnologies LLC provides chiral molecule separation to pharmaceutical companies and research facilities to greatly reduce the adverse side effects of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
County Cleaners Corporation provides professional commercial janitorial services.
Cress Health specializes in the development of technologies that enhance personal mental wellness.
Over the last three years, Drive4Five has successfully built a model for fostering a community around a sports team in the New York Islanders and New York Mets market. Drive4Five is the response to the transition happening in sports and every other industry to more personalized, targeted, social-media- friendly content by the fans, for the fans, increasing digital and in-person engagement by combining unique online content with a streamlined, in-person fan experience.
MyCollegeTimeline is an online platform that guides high school students, step by step, through the college planning process starting early in 9th grade and continuing through 12th grade and college admissions.
Our mission is to empower first generation students as they navigate their path to college. We believe in academic equality for all students regardless of socioeconomic status. Our goal is to inspire underrepresented students to dream big and plan for their future.
NextCore Media is dedicated to the art of digital media, ranging from social media marketing, website design, digital advertising, and digital productions. We thrive to bring businesses high-quality marketing while delivering more engagement and customer interactions.
Supply IQ: Full Service Freight Forwarder (sea, air, trucking capabilities)
ideaHUb Internship Program
The Center For Entrepreneurship has launched a for-credit internship program to give Hofstra University the opportunity to work directly with the ideaHUb incubator clients. Students will report to C-Level executives in a startup company and contribute to their business growth while developing entrepreneurial skills such as problem solving, critical thinking about business models, working to meet deadlines and company milestones, and verbal and written communication skills.
The ideaHUb is a New York State Certified Business Incubator, funded by Empire State Development Division of Science, Technology, and Innovation.
Contact the ideaHUb
For more information, contact ideaHUb@hofstra.edu.