Earlier this week, Rev: Ithaca Startup Works opened its doors.

Rev is a joint-effort of Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3), and everyone involved says the incubator will help boost the local economy by supporting up-and-coming entrepreneurs.

To get a better sense of how Rev might make this happen, Producer Samuel Whitehead called Executive Director of the Center for Regional Economic Advancement at Cornell University Tom Schryver, who helped make Rev a reality.

Schryver started their conversation by explaining what a business incubator actually is:


This interview originally aired on the September 25th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.