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Brian Apkarian of RPI’s Center for Future Energy Systems will lead this free virtual seminar on the resources available to clean tech startups from NYS Centers for Advanced Technology (CATs) and Centers of Excellence. Register
Luminate’s Managing Director, Dr. Sujatha Ramanujan, examines systemic challenges that exist in entrepreneurship and ways we can even the playing field for women and minority entrepreneurs. Read More in Forbes
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Congratulations to NextCorps client Dr. Brandy Young, Founder/CEO of Certainty Analytical Labs, for the recent profile in Forbes. Young is the only black woman to own a cannabis testing lab in New York State, and possibly the country. Read More
SUNY Brockport SBDC has assisted over 22,000 businesses since 1987, helping to create a positive economic impact of more than $250M as well as create or save over 9,000 jobs within a five-county region. Read More
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Optimax is America’s largest precision optics manufacturer, with nearly 500 employees in Rochester, NY. CEO Rick Plympton shares how the company continues to grow and create a great place for people to work. Listen
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