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StrongArm Gains Strength with Investment from 3M

New events on our Fall 2015 Calendar

Start a Venture, application opens Sept 17th

Graduated Startups
Internships Created
Startup Capital
Prize Money Awarded


We are at the heart of innovation and entrepreneurship at The City College of New York. The Zahn Innovation Center will spark your inner entrepreneur – the part of you that dares to think big, take risks, engage your creativity and solve problems. And we offer the training, mentorship, prototyping facilities and other resources to enable you to transform your technology or your idea for social change into a sustainable venture.


Our coworking spaces allow students to explore entrepreneurial ideas in a nurturing environment.


We provide students, faculty, and staff with the tools they need to transform these ideas into sustainable ventures.


Not only do our students develop sustainable ventures, but they develop themselves as changemakers who are inspired to transform their communities.

#UpForSchool Town Hall

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We all know that it’s difficult to make change happen if no one stands up and demands it. At the #UpForSchool Town Hall, 10 million people petitioned and 1,500 people…


Social Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Christopher M. Reim

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On September 30th, we launched the Social Entrepreneurship Speaker Series with Christopher M. Reim, the Managing Director of the Community Development Venture Capital Alliance (CDVCA). The event was the first…

Winners of Speed Pitch Wow Judges

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We know we’ve been a little quiet, but we wanted to thank all of you who came out to our Kickoff Party last month. We had a BLAST, mostly because…