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Intro & Overview to Venture For ClimateTech

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We are looking to accelerate and scale the best ideas to address the climate crisis. Venture For ClimateTech, a global non-profit venture studio + accelerator for climate tech innovators, is accepting applications for its next cohort from December 7, 2021 through March 4, 2022. Join us for a virtual info session to learn: How to […]

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[INFO SESSION] Applying to Luminate: Tips from the Director of Operations

Virtual

Thinking about applying to Luminate? Luminate is looking for its fifth cohort of startups developing optics-, photonics-, or imaging-enabled technology. Not sure if you’re a fit? Questions about the process? Register for this webinar with Luminate Director of Operations, Andy Simon, who will: Give a brief overview of the accelerator program and why to apply. […]

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Venture For ClimateTech Alumni’s Experience and What to Expect

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Don’t just take our word for it, hear directly from our most recent Venture For ClimateTech cohort! Venture For ClimateTech, a global non-profit venture studio + accelerator for climate tech innovators, is accepting applications for its next cohort from December 7, 2021 through March 4, 2022. Join us for a virtual info session to learn: […]

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Finding Grants that WANT to Fund You

Virtual

Hit your mark with your next grant proposal. Grants are an effective way to grow your business without giving up equity; however, competition for those dollars is fierce. Most businesses miss the mark submitting proposals for grants that aren't the right fit or by not communicating clearly how they satisfy the agency's interests. It's pointless […]

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[INFO SESSION] How Luminate Advanced My Startup: A Panel with Accelerator Graduates

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Luminate is looking for its next cohort. Why should your startup apply? Applications are now open for cohort 5 of the Luminate accelerator. Startups that are accepted will receive an initial investment of up to $100,000 and begin a six-month program that culminates in a chance to compete for up to $2 million in follow-on […]

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[INFO SESSION] Accelerate Your Startup at Luminate

Virtual

Luminate has everything you need to launch and scale your business. Seed funding. World-class advisors. Structured curriculum and industry connections. Luminate offers comprehensive support to move your optics, photonics, or imaging-enabled technology into market faster. If you’re a startup from early-stage to Series A funding with an OPI-enabled application, Luminate can help strengthen your business […]

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Luminate Finals 2021

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Watch as 10 startups from around the world introduce emerging optics-, photonics-, and imaging-enabled technologies destined to bring new capabilities to a wide range of industries. See them make the pitch for up to $2 million in follow-on funding from the Empire State Development’s Finger Lakes Forward initiative. Hear a lively panel discussion on diversity and inclusion in entrepreneurship […]

For ClimateTech Summit 2021

Virtual

Welcome to a summit that energizes our broader For ClimateTech Community by creating opportunities for meaningful interaction, learning, and knowledge sharing in order to advance early-stage climate innovation. We’re pleased to present you two days of immersive conversation through themed panels, sessions, fireside chats, and open discussion spaces, all exploring more deeply how new technologies […]

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Promoting Your Company Through Public Relations

Virtual

Presented by NextCorps and RIT Venture Creations Nail your story, own the interview, and get coverage for your company. Publicity, also known as earned media, is an effective tool for raising awareness and establishing your reputation in the market. This free virtual workshop covers the many facets of public relations and tips founders can use […]

NextCorps Embark: Application Informational Session

Virtual

NextCorps Embark helps non-technical founders go from idea to revenue. Discover a business idea that addresses a real-world problem, validate its market potential, and build a software solution to sell, without a full-time commitment or knowing how to code. This informational session will help you decide if Embark is right for you, and share details […]

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