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Community Initiatives

Entrepreneurship is a lifelong process. It is about creating new ventures, new products, and new methods. It’s also concerned with creative ways for social issues, and novel approaches to delivering needed services.

We support entrepreneurial efforts on all fronts, from venture start-ups to home-based businesses, from entrepreneurial non-profits to entrepreneurial teaching. The Falcone Center cultivates entrepreneurial ways of thinking into all its programs and services and in everyone who walks through its doors. Through a variety of entrepreneurship programs aimed at fostering new ventures, we are leading the charge in the entrepreneurial revolution.

South Side Innovation Center

Outside the South Side Innovation Center

A community-based incubator, the SSIC provides office space and equipment to foster the creation of new ventures and help existing businesses grow through entrepreneurial programs and counseling.

Syracuse Commercial Test Kitchen

Syracuse Commercial Test Kitchen

Supporting new and existing food entrepreneurs with training and guidance to commercialize home recipes, participants receive training in business planning and market research, among others.

WISE Women's Business Center

Wise sign on a table.

The WISE Women’s Business Center provides expertise and support to business owners looking to grow to new levels of success and offers counseling, coaching, mentorship, training and provides essential networking opportunities.