The Zahn Innovation Center incubates and nurtures entrepreneurial initiatives at the City College of New York, providing students, faculty and staff with the tools they need to transform their ideas into sustainable ventures. Housed in two facilities on the City College campus in West Harlem, we currently offer support for both technology-enabled start-ups and social impact ventures. Learn more

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Zahn Center for Tech Startups & Social Ventures


We offer mentorship, practical workshops, and expert pro-bono services for legal, IP and accounting support.
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Co-Working Space

We provide inspiring workspaces for both our technology and social ventures and a state of the art engineering prototype facility.

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

We provide connections to the NYC tech and social entrepreneurial ecosystem, facilitating relationships with business leaders, advisors and the investment community.

Recent News


Harlem: New York’s new tech hub

When people think of the fast-growing New York City tech scene, they think Silicon Alley in the posh neighborhoods of lower Manhattan — not...

2014 Zahn Winners

Thank you to all who attended the Zahn Final Pitch Night and congratulations to all teams that presented! The winners are...

Social Innovation Challenge Semi-Finalists

CCNY inundated us with amazing applications to create social change startups for the $30K Social Innovation Challenge. The semi-finalists are..