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Apr
27
Thu
Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration 2017 @ Cornell University
Apr 27 – Apr 28 all-day

Save the Date

This 2-day entrepreneurship conference is conducted annually on the Ithaca campus to bring together more than 700 students, alumni, faculty, staff and community participants.  Multiple colleges and programs collaborate to provide:

  • Symposia on a wide range of topics including family business, social entrepreneurship, health administration, etc.
  • eLab Demo Day
  • New Business & Emerging Technologies Showcase
  • Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Student Business of the Year Announced
  • Business Idea Competition Finals
  • Networking opportunities…and much more!

See Who Came

Sponsorship Opportunities

View Celebration ’16 Photos

 

May
2
Tue
Tuesday Tech Talk (First Tuesday of the month)
May 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come check out the new Rev tech incubator! As per usual we will have interesting talks, good conversation, snacks and refreshments.

Startup Tactics: From Accounting to Zoning @ Oxford Academy and Central School
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

What accounting software? Which bank? What happens at a board meeting? What’s the deal with corporate insurance?  Is there such a thing as a standard commercial lease?  Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat, Entrepreneur in Residence with the STSA, with answers to these questions and other tactical issues that startup entrepreneurs need to know.  The event will conclude with an open microphone session for entrepreneurs, idea people, or anyone who wants to introduce themselves to the group. The Southern Tier Startup Alliance (STSA) is teaming up with the Oxford School system to deliver Oxford IC2, a community initiative led for the purpose of connecting students, educations, and citizens to innovation and entrepreneurship.  The Innovation Series is an educational and networking program designed to inspire ideas, fuels creativity, and promote innovative activities in our community.
Open to: All

May
3
Wed
Customer Discovery Workshop with Lakewood Vineyards @ Harvest Cafe
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

What are the tactics for doing customer discovery with the people who walk into your business every day?  How do you learn about why they came but left empty-handed? Join us for the detailed breakdown of how to do effective Customer Discovery Interview as we workshop with co-owner of Lakewood Vineyards Mark Rondinaro to workshop effective customer discovery interviews.

Please join us to be part of an ongoing discussion led by Entrepreneur-In-Residence Brad Treat with entrepreneurs in and around Schuyler County. The Southern Tier Startup Alliance and Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development are working with area entrepreneurs to start a new series of group workshops that will each month focus on a different company to learn about what they’re doing, and how the community can help. No RSVP required.
Open to: All

Veterans’ Entrepreneurship Team of the Southern Tier @ IncubatorWorks Corning
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re invited to the second meeting of the Veterans’ Entrepreneurship Team of the Southern Tier.

Come hear entrepreneur Ken Rother from Cornell on What Makes a Great Business Idea?

To learn more about how to build your business with the assistance of other veterans and local resources…

This event is presented by Matt Putt, Boss Security and Alan Rae & Nancy Kirby, IncubatorWorks.

May
18
Thu
Networking@Rev: Passenger to Pilot Graduation @ Rev: Ithaca Startup Works
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

May Networking is a special night: our Year 2 Passenger to Pilot cohort is graduating. P2P is a program for women in entrepreneurship, and we are proud to show off all their hard work and business growth with pitches and networking.

Thank you to our Networking@Rev sponsors: Cayuga Venture Fund, Cornell Business & Technology Park, Databound Solutions, Miller Mayer LLP, MiTeGen and Sciarabba Walker & Co., LLP!

If you need accommodations to attend this event, please contact Kristin Hopkins at events@revithaca.com.

Open to: All

May
23
Tue
Ithaca Drupal Users Group Monthly Meetup
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for our monthly Meetup. If you work with Drupal or are interested in learning more about it please come. Agenda Lighting Talks Five minutes talks(with 5 minutes of questions if needed) on anything Drupal related. This could be about a specific Drupal site, a module, theme, distribution, method of tackling a problem, community event, etc. We are trying to get as many people as we can to do lighting talk. 20 Minute presentation If you have idea for a presentation please leave it in the comments Also if you have idea of something you would like to learn about let us know in the comments.

May
30
Tue
Money and Politics: Building High Growth Companies Today @ Colitvare
May 30 @ 2:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Money and Politics: Building High Growth Companies Today @ Colitvare | Ithaca | New York | United States

Join investors, business and political leaders discussing trends and policies impacting the development of high growth businesses today.

We’ll start with a tour of downtown Ithaca’s startup hotspots, and wind up hearing from national, regional and local leaders on how politics and policies impact venture capital investment.

Expert commentary from the NVCA (National Venture Capital Association)

Panel discussion with national, regional and local leaders

Quality networking with investors, executives and professionals

Walking tour of Ithaca’s startup hotspots

The panel will include experts from the NVCA and local businesses, as well as political and venture capital investor perspectives.

Coltivare is a great venue featuring a seasoned menu. We’ll have an open bar with locally-sources beverages, live entertainment and great relationship building with the investment community from across New York State.

Jun
6
Tue
Tuesday Tech Talk (First Tuesday of the month)
Jun 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come check out the new Rev tech incubator! As per usual we will have interesting talks, good conversation, snacks and refreshments.

Jun
7
Wed
Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World @ Cornell University - Ithaca Campus
Jun 7 all-day
Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World @ Cornell University - Ithaca Campus | Ithaca | New York | United States

The CTL Partnership Forum entitled “Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World” will bring together leaders from industry, the investment community, and academia to explore current topics and trends in agriculture and animal production to meet the challenges of feeding 9 billion.

Join us to explore key topics including:

• Digital Agriculture
• Biotechnology in Plants
• Plant Breeding
• Microbiome for Food Production Solutions
• …and much more!

Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World @ Cornell University
Jun 7 all-day

Early bird registration available until April 28.

Join the Center for Technology Licensing on Wednesday, June 7 for “Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World”. This Partnership Forum will bring together leaders from industry, the investment community, and academia to explore current topics and trends in agriculture and animal production to meet the challenges of feeding 9 billion.

Key topics to include:

  • Digital Agriculture
  • Biotechnology in Plants
  • Plant Breeding
  • Microbiome for Food Production Solutions
  • …and much more!

View featured speakers from Cultivan Sandbox, The Yield Lab, AgBiome and Cornell University.

Who should attend?

  • Industry Decision Makers and Thought Leaders
  • Investors Seeking New Venture Opportunities
  • Entrepreneurs Exploring Innovations in Food Systems
  • Academic Faculty, Staff, Researchers, and Students in the Agriculture and Animal Health Fields
Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World – a CTL Partnership Forum @ Cornell University, Biotechnology Building, Room G10
Jun 7 all-day

The CTL Partnership Forum entitled “Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World” will bring together leaders from industry, the investment community, and academia to explore current topics and trends in agriculture and animal production to meet the challenges of feeding 9 billion.
Join us to explore key topics including:
• Digital Agriculture
• Biotechnology in Plants
• Plant Breeding
• Microbiome for Food Production Solutions

…and much more!

For more information and to register, please visit http://www.ctl.cornell.edu/events/ifs/

Open to: All– Advanced registration is required.

Jun
14
Wed
Developer Lunch Discussion
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for another great lunchtime conversation about developing for Drupal.  We hope to see you there!

Jul
4
Tue
Tuesday Tech Talk (First Tuesday of the month)
Jul 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come check out the new Rev tech incubator! As per usual we will have interesting talks, good conversation, snacks and refreshments.

Aug
1
Tue
Tuesday Tech Talk (First Tuesday of the month)
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come check out the new Rev tech incubator! As per usual we will have interesting talks, good conversation, snacks and refreshments.

Sep
5
Tue
Tuesday Tech Talk (First Tuesday of the month)
Sep 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come check out the new Rev tech incubator! As per usual we will have interesting talks, good conversation, snacks and refreshments.

2017 Upstate Unleashed & Awards

2017 Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards - Nominate

UVC Photo Gallery

Serial entrepreneur will meet with 12 startups on upstate New York tech tour
SciTech Panel at LeMoyne College
Steve Raines - UNY50 Leadership Network
Become a UVC Community Connector
Ryan Miller @ 2015 Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards
13th Annual Frank Fernandez Dinner at Le Moyne College
Ecovative Founder at Cornell
Syracuse CoWorks Members
NEXUS-NY Judges
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The Thrive Project Team
Hoffman Awards 2