How We Help

Spark Saratoga has been making an impact in Saratoga County since our launch in 2017.

We have:

  • Supported over 75 entrepreneurs and startups
  • Facilitated over $375,000 of direct business investment
  • Provided over 2,500 free mentoring hours

WE HELP ENTREPRENEURS & STARTUPS USING OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES:

INSPIRE, MENTOR, ACCELERATE

INSPIRE

We know the budding entrepreneur needs help getting off the ground. We inspire entrepreneurs by providing:

  • Startup Resources to Bring Your Ideas to Life
  • Curated Content from Experts
  • Business Planning Tools
  • Invitations to Spark Saratoga Events & Meetups
  • …and more!

Mentor

By partnering with Ureeka, we can provide mentors and coaches with wide-ranging, proven expertise, to help your idea grow and flourish into a business. Mentoring includes:

  • An Entrepreneur Hub featuring Ureeka’s Peer, Mentor, Coach Community
  • 1:1 Mentoring
  • Access to Capital
  • Dedicated Coaching
  • Access to Curated Specialists
  • Real-time Answers>
  • HubSpot CRM, Sales, and Marketing Tools at a significant discount in the first year

Accelerate

Our local network of experts and world class talent can help existing startups, already participating in our Mentor program, who want to race to the top. This is a much more personalized level of interaction, which includes:

  • Personal Advisory Meetings at Your Business
  • Access to Regional Business Leaders in Multiple Industries
  • Qualified Companies Eligibile for New York Tax Incentives
  • Referrals to Target Markets
  • Includes Spark Saratoga Events & Meetups