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NextCorps to Receive Funding

NextCorps was selected to receive funding in a United States Department of Energy (DOE) contest to spur clean energy manufacturing across the United States. Read Announcement

Applications Close 1/8!

Luminate invests $3M into visionary startups from around the world every year. If your tech involves optics, photonics, or imaging, apply by January 8, 2024. Learn More & Apply

On the Blog

How are you using AI? Read how NextCorps team members are putting ChatGPT and other tools to work for brainstorming, content generation, and more. Read More

Webinar for Manufacturers

Learn how to get started on a free energy assessment and connect with funding opportunities to grow your business. Register

Luminate Info Sessions

Want to learn how Luminate can advance your startup? Sign up for an info session to hear from accelerator grads and team members. Register

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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If you’re a manufacturer or production-related company in the Finger Lakes Region, we can connect you to funding opportunities and resources to help you expand and thrive.

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As the creator of several groundbreaking programs, our impact changes daily. And, because we’re a non-profit, our work directly benefits the startups and communities we serve. In fact, all but one of our programs provide support without taking any equity.

Here’s a collective snapshot from 2018 to 2022:

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