WilmerHale Launch

A resource for entrepreneurs and founders of startups in various stages of growth, WilmerHale Launch is your source for answers to the questions that impact you every day. We provide the tools and information you need to build your knowledge and position your startup for success.  WilmerHale:  QuickLaunch for Cornell Founders


Cooley GO provides entrepreneurs with tips, guides, document generation tools, event information, client insight and success stories. Cooley GO Docs is the first legal resource of its kind built using the latest version of ContractExpress from Business Integrity, for entrepreneurs on the go. It equips entrepreneurs with many of the legal documents necessary to start and manage a business, in a simple and easily accessible format.


Carta Launch

Launch is Carta’s free platform for early-stage founders looking to prepare for a fundraise, close SAFEs, and issue equity to employees (free for any new company with less than $1M in funding and 25 stakeholders). When you graduate from Launch, receive 20% off the first year of a paid plan to access 409a valuations and more. Sign up here and you’ll be set up with a founder-friendly onboarding flow, have access to live in-app support/weekly office hours, and receive tons of helpful resources for early-stage founders.


At Justworks, we’re making it easier to run a business, and helping teams lead happy and healthy lives. We do this with a simple and friendly platform, expert support from real people when it’s needed, and access to corporate-level benefits that ensure people feel secure and valued. Justworks handles the nitty-gritty of payroll, benefits, compliance, and HR, so you have more time to learn, grow, and seek something worthwhile. Work fearlessly, pursue your passion, and do more of what matters. We’ve got your back.


Get award-winning payroll, HR, and more for one clear price. Whether your team is big, small, in-person, or remote, Gusto has the payroll, benefits, and hiring tools you need, all in one place. Honest prices. No hidden fees. No surprises.


Core Communications Consulting

We help startups clarify their message and unlock growth.  We provide foundational communications services to outstanding startups, with a focus on science and engineering-driven B2B technology firms. We help founding teams find their most powerful story, message, and voice for maximum impact with the company’s most important constituencies. Talk to us about how to talk to the world.


Sciarabba Walker

Sciarabba Walker & Co., LLP serves as a tax adviser and consultant to successful high-technology businesses in New York State and beyond. They have extensive experience assisting clients in the life sciences, clean energy, advanced manufacturing, and software/hardware sectors. No matter the stage of your high-technology business, they can help—from providing outsourced accounting services, deciding on an entity structure, evaluating business plans, securing federal grants and other financing, and negotiating purchases or sales of business interests. Within the past three years, Sciarabba Walker has assisted clients with a combined exit value of more than $1.1 billion.


We specialize in securing non-dilutive funding for start-ups through the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR), and other government research funding programs. We work with start-ups, universities, venture capital firms and economic development programs to match small innovative companies and technologies with funding opportunities. Using our proven track record of creating winning SBIR/STTR proposals, we turn those opportunities into realities. We have extensive experience working with NSF, NIH, DoD, DoE, NASA, and other federal agencies.

NYSIF Workers’ Comp Insurance

NYSIF’s mission is to guarantee the availability of workers’ compensation and disability insurance with the lowest possible cost to New York employers while maintaining a solvent fund. Since its inception in 1914, NYSIF has fulfilled this mission by competing with other carriers to ensure a fair marketplace while serving as a guaranteed source of coverage for employers who cannot secure coverage elsewhere. NYSIF strives to achieve the best health outcomes for injured workers and be an industry leader in price, quality and service for New York State employers. NYSIF is pleased to announce the launch of its streamlined eQuote and electronic application that significantly reduces the time it takes to apply for NYSIF workers’ compensation insurance and to receive a quote. Potential policyholders now answer only 10 questions, with simplified required responses, based on the applicant’s business size and type.

NY State of Health

The Small Business Marketplace (SHOP) helps employers offer high quality, affordable health insurance coverage to employees directly from NY State of Health certified Insurers. The Small Business Marketplace (SHOP) is the only place where employers can take advantage of the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit, if eligible.

You can view and compare all SHOP certified plans and premiums online, and instantly receive a small group eligibility determination.