Incubators & Workspace Resources

Bronx Business Bridge Incubator

The Bronx Business Bridge Incubator is a unique work space that provides extensive business support, counseling, and services for entrepreneurs from underserved communities. 

Bronx Business Bridge Incubator LogoWith flexible workstations and conference room space for approximately 30 start-ups and small businesses from the Bronx and New York City, the Bronx Business Bridge Incubator focuses on supporting traditionally underserved entrepreneurs. 

Incubator participants enter a one-year service agreement and have access to a wide-array of services including:

  • Bi-monthly one-on-one business counseling;
  • Mentorship program with access to experienced entrepreneurs;
  • Workshops, panel discussions, and advisory services on marketing, legal, and tax issues;
  • Monthly networking events;
  • Technical advice and assistance from industry experts and Lehman College faculty; and
  • Access to a select group of interns from Lehman College.

The incubator is located on the 3rd floor of CUNY on the Concourse at 2501 Grand Concourse. The Certificate program, incubator space, and services are operated by Lehman College. 

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Clients are selected through a competitive selection process. Prior to entry into the incubator, selected applicants enter a free six-week Certificate In Entrepreneurship program tailored to further develop entrepreneurs’ business plan. The Certificate program aims to support entrepreneurs prior to entry to the incubator so they can hit the ground running. Those who successfully complete the Certificate program have an opportunity to apply to the Incubator. 

Apply to the 2015 Program

The first Certificate In Entrepreneurship Program ended December 2014 and a select group of entrepreneurs entered the Incubator in January of 2015.

We are excited to offer our second free Certificate In Entrepreneurship Program this March. Visit the Lehman College website to apply and learn more about the Bronx Business Bridge Incubator.

Current Participants

  • ABTRANET Global Solutions exports quality American made medical equipment and consumer electronics to West Africa and provides excellent customer service for customers seeking quality American products. 
  • Advocate of Choice, Inc. is an independent education advisory service for NYC public and charter school parents. We offer affordable, confidential and customized services including 1:1 parent consultation services in the areas of Special Education Advocacy and Representation. They provide opportunities for parents' education and knowledge building on how to navigate the NYC public school system and school choice processes through workshops and seminars.
  • Alba Business Solutions is a financial Services Company founded and based in the South Bronx. Their Services include: Income Tax Returns Preparations, Financial Planning and Electronic transactions. Their clientele are Individuals and small businesses. 
  • By Your Side Tutoring offers excellent and affordable private tutoring services to students in the Bronx. Specializing in at-home and library tutoring, their tutors don't just tutor students, they inspire them.
  • Ivy League C.H.I.C.S serves as a support system for young women between the ages of 11 and 18; providing tailored academic and life support; guidance to help identify and achieve aspirations; as well as exploration and resources to broaden their knowledge of self, society and the world around them. Ivy League C.H.I.C.S accomplish this through a combination of mentoring, supportive services, intervention, workshops, civic engagement and experiences outside of their communities.
  • My Regimen Box is a beauty subscription service that provides beauty samples. Customers try a combination of samples before they buy deluxe regimen kits. Regimen kits are available for natural hair care, skincare and cosmetics. Try before you buy, discover a new regimen and we will auto-ship your new found regimen directly from your favorite brand every month until you cancel or try something new.
  • Mackend Consulting Services is dedicated to helping small business owners by organizing their bookkeeping using QuickBooks software to generate greater efficiencies and higher profits. They provide consulting services to small business owners in the bookkeeping software and business process for their companies.
  • The Prisoners Green Market is the first business dedicated to selling quality natural packaged foods and fresh produce to the incarcerated.
  • Respectakles takes pride in servicing the eye care needs of the community. Their vision is to bring quality and fashionable eyewear to our supporters at a fraction of the cost. After working in high-end optical boutiques in Manhattan for over a decade, they decided to bring their passion for trendy quality eyewear to the South Bronx. 
  • Victoria Blake Global Collection provides the service of redesigning old broken and used jewelry into modern day styles with the input of the customer. They believe that any trinket that you possess can be transformed into a keepsake for your love one and that the tiniest of treasures can be a legacy of giving. Check out their custom designs!