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Rev: Ithaca Startup Works

Helping companies scale and succeed

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works is a business incubator located in Ithaca, NY. Through mentorship, accelerator programs, resources, co-working space, events, and networking, companies in any field will gain the tools they need to scale.

State of the art co-working facility

Networking events

Accelerator programs

Entrepreneur Mentorship

Hardware prototyping machinery

Connections to funding resources

Marketing consultations

Headshot and product photography

Social media amplification

Co-founders of Head & Heal, Allan Gandelman and Karli Miller-Hornick, stand in among hemp plants in a greenhouse.

We presented at the Rev food and agriculture networking night and the wellness buyer for the Ithaca Wegmans was in the audience. They passed our information on and shortly after we were invited for a meeting with corporate.

– Karli Miller-Hornick, Co-Founder and CEO, New York Hemp Oil


A major part of Rev’s mission is to convene the startup community in our region. By providing a space that can act as a hub and home for entrepreneurship events, Rev is more than just a business incubator – we are a destination for discussion, collaboration, and education within the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Our events are designed to bring together the entire community, regardless of affiliation or status. Events at Rev are a great opportunity to sneak a peek at the local startup scene, hear the innovative ideas Ithaca produces, and meet new people – even if you don’t own a business or want to create a startup.

Five participants in Rev's Prototyping and ClimateTech Prototyping programs sit around a table while another person stands and leads a talk.
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Rev startups are fueling the local economy

In 2023, Rev startups accomplished:

77 new employees hired

$29M Capital Raised

$5.4M Revenue Generated

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Ithaca is a top spot for startups

More entrepreneurs are choosing to stay and grow in Ithaca or pick up roots and move to the area. With a wealth of educated and skilled talent, a high quality of life, a vibrant startup scene, and a high volume of issued patents, Ithaca, New York, is a small, tech-savvy community leading the nation.


Best startup spot for tech without the downsides

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Ithaca the highest out of 300 other U.S. cities for its strong tech hub and high quality of life.


Most innovative city in the US

USA Today and 24/7 Wall Street listed Ithaca #13 on its national list of the “25 Most Innovative Cities.”


Highest in R&D expenditures in NY state

The Southern Tier, the area encompassing Ithaca, NY, saw $1,674 per capita in higher education Research and Development (R&D) expenditures in 2017, greater than any other region in New York State, including NYC.

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Ithaca has a wealth of talented, skilled employees due to all of the colleges and universities. Ithaca is also great place to live, work, and play. – Adam Maher, Founder, Ursa

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