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Sep 24, 2015

Golisano being honored for supporting people

Rochester billionaire and philanthropist Tom Golisano and the Golisano Foundation will be honored at The Arc’s inaugural Catalyst Awards that will be presented during The Arc’s national convention Oct. 3 in Indianapolis. The Arc is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Gol[...]

Sep 21, 2015

Young Entrepreneurs Academy names leaders

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is proud to announce that Chris Martusewicz, vice president of Finance for Toshiba Business Solutions, and Lauren Burruto, director of Sales for WHEC-TV, have been named the “Big Idea” instructors for this year’s University of Rochester and Downtown Rochester YEA! classes, respectively. YEA! is a program that helps transform local middle and […]

Aug 5, 2015

‘NanoBytes’ online store opens

An online retail store is being launched today by SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. The site,, provides 24-hour access to purchase SUNY Poly CNSE-themed clothing, student supplies and accessories to help meet the significant demand that has increased since the ‘NanoBytes’ store opened at SUNY Poly CNSE’s $20 billion Albany [&he[...]

Dec 29, 2014

2015 Venture Challenge to begin

The Rochester Venture Challenge, formerly known as the Rochester Regional Business Plan Contest, will begin accepting applications on Jan. 2, 2015. The goal of the venture challenge is to encourage entrepreneurship among those who enter while recognizing and rewarding the most promising new ventures and start-up companies in the nine-county Finger Lakes Region. Companies compete […]

Aug 11, 2014

Applicants sought for entrepreneurial program

Applications are now being accepted for the 17th class of The Entrepreneurs Network, which was founded by Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks in 2006 and is an initiative designed to bolster economic growth by supporting scalable firms in upstate New York with high-revenue potential. TEN, as the program is known, is a program series for […]

Aug 3, 2014

Small businesses see revenue gains, hire workers

NEW YORK — The long-awaited surge in hiring at small businesses appears to be underway. Owners who resisted hiring after the recession are taking on workers to keep up with rising demand for products and services. Companies began stepping up their hiring pace in the spring. Faulkner Hyundai in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is adding seven people […]

Jul 24, 2014

Report: Women business owners face gender gap

NEW YORK — Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday. The report by Democratic staffers of the Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee found that while businesses owned by women account for 30 percent of small […]

May 28, 2014

Companies selected for GRE economic program

After receiving dozens of applications, 25 local companies have been selected to date for the second round of Greater Rochester Enterprise’s Economic Gardening Program, which serves to foster business growth throughout the region. Opportunities remain available for eligible participants. Qualified companies are encouraged to apply online at In order to participate in [...]

May 4, 2014

Unlikely partnerships help small biz thrive

NEW YORK — When Psyche Terry’s lingerie business needed a lift, she got it from a retailing giant. Terry started Urban Intimates, a lingerie line for curvy women, in 2009. At first, its lacy bras and panties were sold only on the company’s website. She wanted to get them into stores. A small business association […]

Mar 19, 2014

Morelle bill would boost research, entrepreneurship

A state Assembly bill would create a biomedical and biotechnological translational research and entrepreneurship initiative, if legislators approve it. Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle, D-Irondequoit, introduced the legislation that also would increase biomedical and biotechnological jobs, companies, and enhance research by creating a lab-to-market program at public and private medical schools[...]

Oct 14, 2013

Baby boomers fueling wave of entrepreneurship

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — Every passing month and unanswered resume dimmed Jim Glay’s optimism more. So with no job in sight, he joined a growing number of older people and created his own. In a mix of boomer individualism and economic necessity, older Americans have fueled a wave of entrepreneurship. The result is a slew […]

Jun 6, 2013

Finding academic research funding

Robert Bondaryk, CEO of the Boston research company KeraFAST Inc., will be the next speaker in the University of Rochester’s entrepreneurial talks at noon Tuesday in the Class of ‘62 Auditorium at the university’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Ave. Bondaryk will discuss a new source of academic research funding that can be […]

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