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 startups 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.

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


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..

CUNY Student Tutors Needed

CUNY Tutors is looking for SAT/ACT/AP and SHSAT/Hunter College HS exam tutors. Job offers above market compensation and flexible hours.

Cornell Venture Challenge ($25K up for grabs)

A prestigious Business Plan Competition that gives startups a chance to pitch their business ideas for a chance to win $25,000.