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Mites Popping Like Popcorn, and other Hardware Innovations

Mites Popping Like Popcorn, and other Hardware Innovations

This is a guest post by Devin Sandon, New Venture Specialist at NextCorps. The first NextCorps Hardware Challenge brought together a diverse group of passionate, articulate entrepreneurs addressing a wide range of challenges, in the hopes of honing their pitches,...

A Sneak Peek at the Hardware Challenge

A Sneak Peek at the Hardware Challenge

This week at NextCorps, we’re hosting the Hardware Challenge Pitch Competition (save the date: it’s 1/26). We’re inviting hardware startups to come pitch to a panel of esteemed judges. Startups can be from any number of industries and will compete in three categories:...

Introducing: Hardware Scaleup

Introducing: Hardware Scaleup

There’s a new program here at NextCorps! We are thrilled to announce that we’re the upstate home of Hardware Scaleup. What is Hardware Scaleup? Hardware Scaleup is funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to...

MedTech Meetup: A Recap

MedTech Meetup: A Recap

Last week, over 120 of the brightest minds in New York’s bio/med industry came together at the Saunders Research Building on the University of Rochester campus for learning and networking. We were lucky enough to go, so we’re passing that luck along to you...

What an Accelerator Can Do for a Business

What an Accelerator Can Do for a Business

When Luminate launched last year, we knew the business accelerator would provide focused support—the kind that didn’t exist yet for startups with optics, photonics, and imaging enabled applications. What we couldn’t predict was the effect this support...

Help Us Shape What’s Next

Help Us Shape What’s Next

Changes are coming to Rochester. Everywhere you look, there’s more life and more activity, especially in the heart of downtown. Here at NextCorps, we have both a new name and a new headquarters, and it’s thrilling to be a visible, centralized hub of...