Introducing NextCorps

A group of entrepreneurs, advisors, venture capitalists and staff committed to creating the next generation of world-changing Rochester technology companies.

COVID-19 Resources

Find useful information, as well as state, local, and county resources that are available to assist startups, small businesses, and manufacturers. 

Luminate Finals 2020 is a Wrap

Luminate invested more than $2 million in follow-on funding at Finals 2020. See which startups won.

Launch your startup in Rochester

Since 2011, NextCorps has worked with 500 technology startups. Let us help you take your startup to the next level.

Supporting Growth in the Manufacturing Sector

Our team offers unique expertise in improving sales, productivity, efficiency and quality. Our consultants will get you and your company on a quicker road to growth.


Haven’t found the perfect startup idea yet? Not a problem! We can help you develop, test or refine your startup ideas. Our programs increase the odds of a startup’s success.


Leverage our incubation facilities and accelerator programs to take your startup from an idea to your first few customers (and beyond).



From innovation strategies to process improvements to workforce development, we can help you grow your business. With a focus on manufacturers and established businesses, our clients have expanded into new markets and created new products.

Being around other entrepreneurs is invigorating, and the individual experiences they bring to the table are invaluable.

Brandon Vulaj

Co-Founder, Phrankly

We are proud to be in the heart of downtown, where we can see and feel the revival of the city all around us. Rochester is poised to become a first-class city for startups.

Justin Kramer

Co-Founder, KAVYAR