The first-ever campus wide Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration kicks off at Syracuse University with a keynote by its founder, Carl Schramm. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a celebration of innovators who launch startups and bring ideas to life.
Last August, Furlocity was one of the fortunate companies to have a one-on-one meeting with Paul Singh and his partner Dana. Nasir and Kathryn of UVC were able to join us as well in RenderTribe’s downtown Saratoga’s office. This 45-minute meeting is proving to be one of the most valuable meetings of our company’s young life!
The “Fourth Industrial Revolution” was the theme of this year’s 2016 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions. I was fortunate to attend the event, hosted in Tianjin, China, which gathers government officials, business leaders, emerging entrepreneurs and experts in science and technology.
What would happen if a group of Upstate ecosystem leaders built a network of likeminded entrepreneurial members across multiple Upstate communities? The answer is the UNY50 Leadership Network of proven entrepreneurs, corporate intrapreneurs and ecosystem influencers paying it forward to help next generation entrepreneurs. Here are just a few of the accomplishments UNY50 members have achieved in 2016.
Throughout the years, the major technology companies attracted generations of world class engineers. Plus, the two major universities – University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology –produced phenomenal leaders in medicine, optics, information technology, computer gaming, music and applied arts.