NextCorps is a non-profit catalyst for entrepreneurship in the Rochester area and Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York.


NextCorps offers services to help technology-oriented startups and regional manufacturers accelerate growth, including multiple labs, offices, a startup incubation program, accelerators for optics, photonics and imaging and clean technologies, and project funding assistance.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Market Plan Development

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Drinks

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Grant Funding

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship and Co-op Programs
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • High Tech Development
  • Manufacturing Development


  • Formal Mentoring Programs

Product Development

  • Prototype Development


  • Lab Space
  • Office Space
  • Wet Lab

Starting a Business

  • Startup Classes


  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Jim Senall
260 East Main Street
Suite 6000
Rochester, New York 14604