Mentoring and Coaching for NYC Startups

The field of life science and tech startups is competitive. However, innovators do not have to go it alone. These and other local support organizations give emerging firms the tools they need to find funding and expand.


The Next Milestone – An entrepreneurship program at the Downstate Biotechnology Incubator providing business and science support to accelerate development of biotech companies. The program offers customized mentorship and a series of events including business and science seminars, workshops, and networking sessions.

ELabNYC – Entrepreneurship Lab NYC (ELabNYC) is an annual entrepreneurship program for life science startups. Startup founders receive training and coaching in areas such as structuring, financing, pitching and securing venture funding. Participants have the opportunity to attend ELab’s networking events, connecting them with key industry leaders. Learn more here.

NewYorkBIO – Life science trade association NewYorkBIO offers a range of programs, events, and membership benefits for emerging companies. Its Reverse Pitch program coaches entrepreneurs on how to communicate with biopharma companies, and its Fellows Program for Biotech Entrepreneurs gives early-stage companies free access to NewYorkBIO’s full membership benefits, including discounted prices on supplies and event tickets. Learn More Here.

1st Pitch Life Science – A series of pitching practice and coaching events for life science entrepreneurs, hosted by angel funding group Mid Atlantic Bio Angels. Learn more here.

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