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You’re invited to the 1st Annual Pitch Program for the Upstate MIND Medical Device Innovation Challenge. Pitches will start at 9 a.m. with a light reception to follow.
Upstate MIND MDIC Participants:
One Stone Tech
Costello Prosthetic Warmers
I-SEE Loyal Tech
Participants will pitch to an audience of investors, entrepreneurs and innovation support organizations. The program is free, and there is free parking available at the CNY Biotech Accelerator parking lot (located behind the building).
Can’t make it in person? Use Zoom to watch the pitches online >
The 2018 Upstate MIND MDIC Application is now available online. New in 2018 is virtual participation. Applications are due by June 15, 2018. The MIND MDIC Review Committee will select participants/teams in late June with a program start of August 1. For questions contact Kathi Durdon at 315-464-9290 or email cnybac@Upstate.edu.
You’re invited to join us for the 2017 Innovation Celebration in Syracuse on December 12, 2017. Learn from and celebrate with companies in Upstate NY that are building from the ground up.
– Pitches from the startups in the drone space graduating from the GENIUS NY Accelerator. These companies have collectively received nearly $3 million in investments to launch and build their innovations in Central New York. View the GENIUS NY teams here.
– Leading experts discuss how building effective boards can make great companies, including national expert Ana Dutra, CEO of The Executives’ Club of Chicago, Marc Viggiano from Saab Sensis and Somak Chattopadyay of Armory Square Ventures (more details on speakers below).
– Great networking at Upstate Capital’s Holiday Party with investors and business leaders from across the state
Board members can bring value to any company, and it’s never too early (or late) to build and engage a Board of Directors. Great corporate governance with a strong board of directors can make a tremendous difference in how a business evolves.
BACC Academy Pitch Day celebrates biomedical innovation and spotlights the Capital Region’s newest biomedical entrepreneurs. BACC Academy is a 13-week intensive class exploring biomedical commercialization. This comprehensive course focuses on 14 core topics, including, FDA approval, reimbursement strategy, legal formation and more, all culminating to Pitch Day where our participants will present their innovations.
The BizLab-Clarkson Lunchtime Entrepreneurship Series returns Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 with Nicole Snow, founder and CEO of Darn Good Yarn.
Darn Good Yarn serves the $44B craft market by providing beautiful, lustrous handmade yarns and fabrics to knitters, crocheters and quilters. The materials are upcycled from remnants from the production of silk saris and made by artisans in India and Nepal, who benefit from steady work.
Nicole is a Clarkson University graduate, served as a second lieutenant in the Air Force and has received a number of awards, including being named a 40 Under 40.
The event starts at noon. Lunch will be served! Tickets are $10 for the general public.
Attendees will have time to network, eat and hear a great speaker and be out the door in an hour!
The first seven events sold out. So register today! Here’s a Daily Gazette story on the kickoff.
Who knows, there might even be some breaking news!
At Dan Pickett’s talk in September, the CEO of nfrastructure announce growth plans.
Here are links to those stories:
Free parking is available in back of the BizLab, on either side of Liberty Street and metered parking in front on State St.
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!
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.