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The Art of Networking
5/30 Event

Part workshop, part networking at NextCorps. Learn tips to build genuine, meaningful connections from Herb Escher, President at Dale Carnegie Training of Western NY. Register

EPIC Round 3 Phase 1 Winners
MI/NY Climate ManuTech Accelerator

NextCorps and Centrepolis Accelerator are Phase 1 winners of the DOE’s EPIC Round 3. With the award, we’re partnering to launch the MI/NY Climate ManuTech Accelerator pilot program, aimed at supporting startups and established small businesses in the climate tech hardware sector. Read More

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TWY Award Winners

Congratulations to TechRochester’s Technology Woman of the Year, Allison Yacci from DataCicada, and Emerging Technology Woman of the Year, Asia Constantine of Avangrid. View Post


Learn how to connect to the tech hub and battery hub supply chain, and talk with innovators and peers who want to help move our clean energy economy forward. This day-long event features panel discussions, networking opportunities, and a great vendor showcase. Buy Tickets

Spotlight on Sidekick

Get to know NextCorps incubation client, Sidekick, which is using technology to bring people together in the real world. The app was released for iPhones in early April and the team is now focused on growing its user base. Read More

Five Years. Phenomenal Impact.

We spy NextCorps staff, clients, and partners having a blast at our fifth anniversary celebration!

County Executive Adam Bello and Mayor Malik Evans proclaimed June 28, 2023 to be a day to recognize NextCorps and all the contributions it makes to our community and the future leaders in Monroe County.

Thanks for celebrating five years in Downtown Rochester with us!

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