The students of Binghamton University are champions of innovation. No matter their background or chosen major, the ability to make an entrepreneurial impact is inherent in them all. 

The E&IP office exists in part to foster student passion by providing strategic resources and opportunities.

Interested students should contact Laura Holmes, student entrepreneurship mentor, to inquire about available resources and how they can become involved with entrepreneurship both on and off campus.

SPACE and programming

The Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnerships,along with the Koffman Southern Tier Incuabtor have all the tools and support necessary for students who are progressing a startup, or who are interested in entrepreneurship. We are proud to support students along each step of their entrepreneurial journey, and to assist them in growing and developing their ventures. The Koffman offers three floors of coworking space and meeting rooms for students to utilize free of charge, as well as access to our network of mentors and entrepreneurial focused programming. 


The Entrepreneur Connect club was founded for student entrepreneurs by student entrepreneurs. The club’s goal is to bring together the most innovative and creative minds across Binghamton University, providing an environment to foster meaningful connections, build pivotal skills and start innovative businesses. 


A network of mentors and community connections both within and outside the University exist to support passionate students in need of direction. 


A number of courses are available to students looking to kindle their entrepreneurial prowess. E&IP is working to expand these offerings to best support the thousands of innovative students within the University. 

student start up experience

The Koffman and Binghamton University’s Office of E&IP offer interested students the opportunity to intern directly with startup companies through the Student Startup Experience. Students interested in starting their own business and learning about clean energy, sustainability and entrepreneurship have the opportunity to work directly with a startup to learn firsthand about company formation and growth.