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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
The Thrive Project Team
Mar
13
Tue
The Essentials for Starting a Small Business (online course) @ Online
Mar 13 all-day

The Essentials for Starting a Small Business is an online course designed to create awareness for people who are interested in starting their own business.  The purpose of this course is to help mitigate risks when starting a business by learning about topics such as different types of entities, the legalities that go along with starting a business, how to proceed with business plan development, and the financials associated with starting a business.

The online course is a 10 – 15 hour commitment and uses the Blackboard management learning system for anytime, anywhere learning.

This online course is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Dates

Jan 14, 2018 – Feb 25, 2-18

March 13, 2018 – April 29, 2018

May 21, 2018 – July 1, 2018

Fast Track to Business Start-Up (monthly) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

This 20 hour workshop will benefit anyone wanting to get their business up and running quickly. 

The class is taught over three days (each month January – May 2018), and includes a variety of presentations by and interactions with 12 – 15 experts in all facets of business start-up.​

​Topics that are covered will include:

  • Business plan development
  • Legalities
  • Hiring employees
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Financial management
  • Business financing options

This workshop also meets the requirements of the Self Employment
Assistance Program (SEAP) through the Department of Labor.

This workshop is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Mar
15
Thu
Fast Track to Business Start-Up (monthly) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

This 20 hour workshop will benefit anyone wanting to get their business up and running quickly. 

The class is taught over three days (each month January – May 2018), and includes a variety of presentations by and interactions with 12 – 15 experts in all facets of business start-up.​

​Topics that are covered will include:

  • Business plan development
  • Legalities
  • Hiring employees
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Financial management
  • Business financing options

This workshop also meets the requirements of the Self Employment
Assistance Program (SEAP) through the Department of Labor.

This workshop is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Mar
20
Tue
Fast Track to Business Start-Up (monthly) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
Mar 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

This 20 hour workshop will benefit anyone wanting to get their business up and running quickly. 

The class is taught over three days (each month January – May 2018), and includes a variety of presentations by and interactions with 12 – 15 experts in all facets of business start-up.​

​Topics that are covered will include:

  • Business plan development
  • Legalities
  • Hiring employees
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Financial management
  • Business financing options

This workshop also meets the requirements of the Self Employment
Assistance Program (SEAP) through the Department of Labor.

This workshop is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Mar
21
Wed
Money Smart for Small Business (monthly) @ Syracuse CoWorks
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA), each monthly workshop hosts a new topic that provides a practical guide to starting and managing a small business.

DATES & TOPICS
January 17, 2018
(Is Owning a Business Right For You?)

February 21, 2018
(Planning for a Healthy Business Start-up)

March 21, 2018 
(Banking Services & Credit Reporting Demystified)

April 18, 2018
(Time Management Tips)

May 16, 2018 
(Record-keeping as a Managerial Tool)

June 20, 2018 
(Risk Management & Insurance)

July 18, 2018
(Tax Planning & Reporting)

August 15, 2018
(Selling Your Business & Succession Planning)

September 19, 2018
(Financial Management)

October 17, 2018 
(Managing Cash Flow)

The Professional Female @ John H. Mulrot Hall
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In whatever line of employment you engage, everyone wants to be perceived as a professional. We will discuss the steps you can take to ensure your professional image is all that you desire. Sometimes we are not the best critics of our own behaviors. Spring is a New Beginning, so let’s start with your professional image! Awareness, enhancement, success!

This workshop is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Mar
28
Wed
Trademarks: The Key to Commercialization
Mar 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Featuring Craig Morris, Managing Attorney for Trademark Outreach, United State Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Topics include: process and issues related to trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names

Sponsored by Technology Commercialization Law Program of the Intellectual Property and Technology Institute, Syracuse College of Law and CNYBAC

There is no cost to attend, RSVP:  cnybac@upstate.edu

Apr
12
Thu
GENIUS NY Finals Night @ TBA
Apr 12 all-day
GENIUS NY Finals Night @ TBA | Syracuse | New York | United States

Mark April 12, 2018 on your calendars to experience 6 GENIUS NY teams complete for $3 million in investments.

Apr
14
Sat
Hack Upstate XI @ The Tech Garden
Apr 14 – Apr 15 all-day
Hack Upstate XI @ The Tech Garden | Syracuse | New York | United States

It’s that time of year again! Hack Upstate XI is right around the corner (April 14th and 15th) and we can’t wait to see what you’ll build!

This is the eleventh installment in a series of weekend hackathons that happen twice a year (i.e., Fall & Spring) in which engineers, developers, designers and innovators from across Upstate New York come to Syracuse, NY, share ideas, form teams and build incredible projects. Oh btw, it’s FREE!

WHO — The Upstate New York Technology Community.

THEME — Open hackathon. Build whatever you want using whatever tools you want.

RULES — No code can be written until 12:30pm Saturday April 14th

WHERE — The Technology Garden, 235 Harrison Street, Syracuse, NY 13202

Note: Teams are allowed to participate virtually, however, they will not be able to demo, and thus, will not be eligible to win prizes.

WHEN — Saturday April 14th and April 15th

SATURDAY April 14th
11am: Doors open
12pm: Idea pitching and team formation
12:30pm: Commence hacking

SUNDAY April 15th
11:59am: Cease hacking
12pm: Demo intro / welcome judges
12:30pm: Demos, pitches and presentations
1:30pm: Awards

JUDGING CRITERIA
Creativity / Novelty (20%)
Wow factor (20%)
Execution (20%)
Informative Demo (20%)
Multidisciplinary product (20%)

OTHER DETAILS — Food and beverages will be provided to participants throughout the event (i.e. lunch, dinner, snacks, etc.)

SPONSORING HACK UPSTATE XI — Help Advance Upstate’s Tech Community — Sponsorships from organizations like yours allow us to offer Hack Upstate to the public for free.

Given how instrumental sponsors are to Hack Upstate, we’ll do everything we can to promote your involvement (i.e., content marketing, email outreach, social media, etc).

Interested in learning more?

Hack Upstate’s mission is to unite and facilitate collaboration among the greater Upstate New York hacker community. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the growth of Upstate New York’s technology sector, and to create a robust network of technologists and regional technology companies. LEARN MORE.

All hackers abide by the Hack Upstate Code of Conduct to maintain an open, friendly and inclusive community, in which Upstate New York’s tech community can adeptly connect, communicate and collaborate. Please read it here.

Apr
17
Tue
Fast Track to Business Start-Up (monthly) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

This 20 hour workshop will benefit anyone wanting to get their business up and running quickly. 

The class is taught over three days (each month January – May 2018), and includes a variety of presentations by and interactions with 12 – 15 experts in all facets of business start-up.​

​Topics that are covered will include:

  • Business plan development
  • Legalities
  • Hiring employees
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Financial management
  • Business financing options

This workshop also meets the requirements of the Self Employment
Assistance Program (SEAP) through the Department of Labor.

This workshop is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Apr
18
Wed
WISE Symposium 2018 @ Sky Armory
Apr 18 all-day

Mark your calendar for WISE Symposium taking place on April 18, 2018 at SKY Armory.

Join us for the entrepreneurial event of the year at WISE Symposium. WISE (Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship) is synonymous with entrepreneurial excellence and has grown to become the premier event not only for up-and-coming entrepreneurs, but for anyone active in the business community — including corporate leaders, aspiring business owners, people interested in professional development and networking, and those with ventures at any stage of growth!

Learn from:

  • Engaging, high-profile speakers

  • Interactive panel discussions

  • Dynamic exchanges with exceptional entrepreneurs

Ticket includes a continental breakfast to start off your day, lunch, and a cocktail party.

Check out the WISE Women’s Business Center website for Agenda and more details.

The Jefferson Clinton is the official hotel for WISE Symposium speakers and attendees, offering a special rate of $139/night. To book your room, call (315) 452 0500.

Money Smart for Small Business (monthly) @ Syracuse CoWorks
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA), each monthly workshop hosts a new topic that provides a practical guide to starting and managing a small business.

DATES & TOPICS
January 17, 2018
(Is Owning a Business Right For You?)

February 21, 2018
(Planning for a Healthy Business Start-up)

March 21, 2018 
(Banking Services & Credit Reporting Demystified)

April 18, 2018
(Time Management Tips)

May 16, 2018 
(Record-keeping as a Managerial Tool)

June 20, 2018 
(Risk Management & Insurance)

July 18, 2018
(Tax Planning & Reporting)

August 15, 2018
(Selling Your Business & Succession Planning)

September 19, 2018
(Financial Management)

October 17, 2018 
(Managing Cash Flow)

Apr
19
Thu
Fast Track to Business Start-Up (monthly) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

This 20 hour workshop will benefit anyone wanting to get their business up and running quickly. 

The class is taught over three days (each month January – May 2018), and includes a variety of presentations by and interactions with 12 – 15 experts in all facets of business start-up.​

​Topics that are covered will include:

  • Business plan development
  • Legalities
  • Hiring employees
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Financial management
  • Business financing options

This workshop also meets the requirements of the Self Employment
Assistance Program (SEAP) through the Department of Labor.

This workshop is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Apr
24
Tue
Credit and Budgeting Basics (Session 1) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Experts from Pathfinder Bank will explain how using credit can be both convenient and necessary.  You will learn how the decision to extend credit is made and what you can do to establish credit for you and your business.

​Experts will also show how you can manage your money by preparing a spending plan/budget.  Budgeting tools will be provided to help you manage your money and meet your goals for your business.  As a bonus, there will be
a gift card raffle.

Fast Track to Business Start-Up (monthly) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

This 20 hour workshop will benefit anyone wanting to get their business up and running quickly. 

The class is taught over three days (each month January – May 2018), and includes a variety of presentations by and interactions with 12 – 15 experts in all facets of business start-up.​

​Topics that are covered will include:

  • Business plan development
  • Legalities
  • Hiring employees
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Financial management
  • Business financing options

This workshop also meets the requirements of the Self Employment
Assistance Program (SEAP) through the Department of Labor.

This workshop is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Credit and Budgeting Basics (Session 2) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Experts from Pathfinder Bank will explain how using credit can be both convenient and necessary.  You will learn how the decision to extend credit is made and what you can do to establish credit for you and your business.

​Experts will also show how you can manage your money by preparing a spending plan/budget.  Budgeting tools will be provided to help you manage your money and meet your goals for your business.  As a bonus, there will be
a gift card raffle.

There is also another session being held on April 24 from 9-12PM.

May
15
Tue
Fast Track to Business Start-Up (monthly) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

This 20 hour workshop will benefit anyone wanting to get their business up and running quickly. 

The class is taught over three days (each month January – May 2018), and includes a variety of presentations by and interactions with 12 – 15 experts in all facets of business start-up.​

​Topics that are covered will include:

  • Business plan development
  • Legalities
  • Hiring employees
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Financial management
  • Business financing options

This workshop also meets the requirements of the Self Employment
Assistance Program (SEAP) through the Department of Labor.

This workshop is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

May
16
Wed
Money Smart for Small Business (monthly) @ Syracuse CoWorks
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA), each monthly workshop hosts a new topic that provides a practical guide to starting and managing a small business.

DATES & TOPICS
January 17, 2018
(Is Owning a Business Right For You?)

February 21, 2018
(Planning for a Healthy Business Start-up)

March 21, 2018 
(Banking Services & Credit Reporting Demystified)

April 18, 2018
(Time Management Tips)

May 16, 2018 
(Record-keeping as a Managerial Tool)

June 20, 2018 
(Risk Management & Insurance)

July 18, 2018
(Tax Planning & Reporting)

August 15, 2018
(Selling Your Business & Succession Planning)

September 19, 2018
(Financial Management)

October 17, 2018 
(Managing Cash Flow)

May
17
Thu
Fast Track to Business Start-Up (monthly) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

This 20 hour workshop will benefit anyone wanting to get their business up and running quickly. 

The class is taught over three days (each month January – May 2018), and includes a variety of presentations by and interactions with 12 – 15 experts in all facets of business start-up.​

​Topics that are covered will include:

  • Business plan development
  • Legalities
  • Hiring employees
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Financial management
  • Business financing options

This workshop also meets the requirements of the Self Employment
Assistance Program (SEAP) through the Department of Labor.

This workshop is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

May
21
Mon
The Essentials for Starting a Small Business (online course) @ Online
May 21 all-day

The Essentials for Starting a Small Business is an online course designed to create awareness for people who are interested in starting their own business.  The purpose of this course is to help mitigate risks when starting a business by learning about topics such as different types of entities, the legalities that go along with starting a business, how to proceed with business plan development, and the financials associated with starting a business.

The online course is a 10 – 15 hour commitment and uses the Blackboard management learning system for anytime, anywhere learning.

This online course is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Dates

Jan 14, 2018 – Feb 25, 2-18

March 13, 2018 – April 29, 2018

May 21, 2018 – July 1, 2018

May
22
Tue
Fast Track to Business Start-Up (monthly) @ John H. Mulroy Hall
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

This 20 hour workshop will benefit anyone wanting to get their business up and running quickly. 

The class is taught over three days (each month January – May 2018), and includes a variety of presentations by and interactions with 12 – 15 experts in all facets of business start-up.​

​Topics that are covered will include:

  • Business plan development
  • Legalities
  • Hiring employees
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Financial management
  • Business financing options

This workshop also meets the requirements of the Self Employment
Assistance Program (SEAP) through the Department of Labor.

This workshop is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Quickbooks 101 @ OCC Liverpool
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn the basic set-up and use of QuickBooks.

Topics will Include:
`Basic Bookkeeping Steps
`Creating a Company
`Vendors
`Customers
`Cash vs Accrual
`How to share Information with your Accountant
`and more …

This class will be taught using the Desktop Version of Windows only.

This workshop is brought to your by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Jun
5
Tue
Quickbooks Advanced @ OCC Liverpool
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Take your QuickBooks knowledge further. Topics will include:

`Accounting Overview and Tools, including Sales Tax & Chart  of Accounts
`AR/AP, Invoicing, Posting & Paying Bills Online
`Reporting
`and much more…

This class will be taught using the Desktop Version of Windows only.

This class is brought to you by the Onondaga Small Business Development Center.

Jun
20
Wed
Money Smart for Small Business (monthly) @ Syracuse CoWorks
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA), each monthly workshop hosts a new topic that provides a practical guide to starting and managing a small business.

DATES & TOPICS
January 17, 2018
(Is Owning a Business Right For You?)

February 21, 2018
(Planning for a Healthy Business Start-up)

March 21, 2018 
(Banking Services & Credit Reporting Demystified)

April 18, 2018
(Time Management Tips)

May 16, 2018 
(Record-keeping as a Managerial Tool)

June 20, 2018 
(Risk Management & Insurance)

July 18, 2018
(Tax Planning & Reporting)

August 15, 2018
(Selling Your Business & Succession Planning)

September 19, 2018
(Financial Management)

October 17, 2018 
(Managing Cash Flow)

Jul
18
Wed
Money Smart for Small Business (monthly) @ Syracuse CoWorks
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA), each monthly workshop hosts a new topic that provides a practical guide to starting and managing a small business.

DATES & TOPICS
January 17, 2018
(Is Owning a Business Right For You?)

February 21, 2018
(Planning for a Healthy Business Start-up)

March 21, 2018 
(Banking Services & Credit Reporting Demystified)

April 18, 2018
(Time Management Tips)

May 16, 2018 
(Record-keeping as a Managerial Tool)

June 20, 2018 
(Risk Management & Insurance)

July 18, 2018
(Tax Planning & Reporting)

August 15, 2018
(Selling Your Business & Succession Planning)

September 19, 2018
(Financial Management)

October 17, 2018 
(Managing Cash Flow)

Aug
15
Wed
Money Smart for Small Business (monthly) @ Syracuse CoWorks
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA), each monthly workshop hosts a new topic that provides a practical guide to starting and managing a small business.

DATES & TOPICS
January 17, 2018
(Is Owning a Business Right For You?)

February 21, 2018
(Planning for a Healthy Business Start-up)

March 21, 2018 
(Banking Services & Credit Reporting Demystified)

April 18, 2018
(Time Management Tips)

May 16, 2018 
(Record-keeping as a Managerial Tool)

June 20, 2018 
(Risk Management & Insurance)

July 18, 2018
(Tax Planning & Reporting)

August 15, 2018
(Selling Your Business & Succession Planning)

September 19, 2018
(Financial Management)

October 17, 2018 
(Managing Cash Flow)

Sep
19
Wed
Money Smart for Small Business (monthly) @ Syracuse CoWorks
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA), each monthly workshop hosts a new topic that provides a practical guide to starting and managing a small business.

DATES & TOPICS
January 17, 2018
(Is Owning a Business Right For You?)

February 21, 2018
(Planning for a Healthy Business Start-up)

March 21, 2018 
(Banking Services & Credit Reporting Demystified)

April 18, 2018
(Time Management Tips)

May 16, 2018 
(Record-keeping as a Managerial Tool)

June 20, 2018 
(Risk Management & Insurance)

July 18, 2018
(Tax Planning & Reporting)

August 15, 2018
(Selling Your Business & Succession Planning)

September 19, 2018
(Financial Management)

October 17, 2018 
(Managing Cash Flow)

Sep
23
Sun
7th International Building Physics Conference @ Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm

The International Building Physics Conference (IBPC) is the official international conference series of the International Association of Building Physics (IABP). IBPC will be held in the United States for the first time, on September 23 – 26, 2018, in Syracuse, New York, hosted by Syracuse University and its Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE).

The theme of IBPC2018 is Healthy, Intelligent, and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments. It will provide a forum for scientific, technological and design exchanges through multiple platforms:

• Presentations of original research and development work and findings

• Demonstrations and exhibitions of innovative green building technologies

• Discussions of future challenges and opportunities

IBPC2018 will kick-off on Sunday, September 23, 2018 with a welcome reception at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. The technical program will include keynote presentations in plenery sessions, parallel sessions, and poster sessions.

Keynote speakers and parallel sessions will be featured on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Evening events include a reception and student poster competition at SyracuseCoE headquarters, an iconic LEED Plati-num research testbed, on Monday, September 24, and the conference dinner and entertainment in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown on Tuesday, September 25. Closing Ceremonies will be held at noon on Wednesday, September 26, followed by a buffet lunch. There will also be a series of post conference events including the International Annex-68 project meeting, campus tours, and other excursions.

Oct
17
Wed
Money Smart for Small Business (monthly) @ Syracuse CoWorks
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA), each monthly workshop hosts a new topic that provides a practical guide to starting and managing a small business.

DATES & TOPICS
January 17, 2018
(Is Owning a Business Right For You?)

February 21, 2018
(Planning for a Healthy Business Start-up)

March 21, 2018 
(Banking Services & Credit Reporting Demystified)

April 18, 2018
(Time Management Tips)

May 16, 2018 
(Record-keeping as a Managerial Tool)

June 20, 2018 
(Risk Management & Insurance)

July 18, 2018
(Tax Planning & Reporting)

August 15, 2018
(Selling Your Business & Succession Planning)

September 19, 2018
(Financial Management)

October 17, 2018 
(Managing Cash Flow)