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2018 Awards - Rochester Winners | Upstate Venture Connect

Three of the six winners of this year’s Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards hailed from Rochester. Hosted by Upstate Venture Connect, the 2018 Upstate Unleashed Conference brought together over 450 entrepreneurial leaders from across upstate to Syracuse, and featured talks from Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph and CloudCheckr CEO Aaron Newman, among others.

Marc Randolph - Daily Orange | Upstate Venture Connect

Marc Randolph, the former Netflix CEO, was the keynote speaker at the sold out 2018 Upstate Unleashed Conference & Venture Ecosystem Awards. He discussed Netflix’s origin story and how budding entrepreneurs should believe in big ideas. The Daily Orange was on site to capture the action. Check out the video!

Marc Randolph | Upstate Venture Connect

Marc Randolph, co-founder and former CEO of Netflix, will speak at the Upstate Unleashed Conference & Venture Ecosystem Awards at the Oncenter Convention Center. The sold-out conference is hosted by Upstate Venture Connect (UVC), a non-profit organization focused on creating opportunities for entrepreneurs and startups to succeed.

Marc Randolph | Upstate Venture Connect

Marc Randolph is a serial entrepreneur, most famous for co-founding Netflix in 1997 with Reed Hastings. Netflix now has more than 130 million streaming subscribers worldwide. Randolph will deliver a keynote address at the 2018 Upstate Unleashed Conference on October 2 in Syracuse. This event has sold out for the last three years. Get tickets now.

Troy-based startup raises $100k, partners with Zogby

Website Our.News aims to combat misinformation and fake news by making it easy for everyone to separate fact from fiction, and to judge for themselves what’s factual. The company recently raised $100,000 in pre-seed funding, and partnered with international pollster John Zogby. Our.News founder Richard Zach was introduced to Zogby through Upstate Venture Connect.

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