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Featured Events

2018 New York Venture Summit
2018 Unleashed - Marc Randolph
2018 NEXT Conference | Upstate Venture Connect

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
The Thrive Project Team
SBIR Road Tour @ NextCorps
Jun 18 all-day
SBIR Road Tour @ NextCorps | Rochester | New York | United States

The SBIR Road Tour is coming to Rochester, NY on Monday, June 18, 2018, to present non-dilutive technology funding opportunities provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Individual program managers from up to 11 participating agencies representing $2.5 billion in early-stage funding will participate in this one-day event alongside technology entrepreneurs and state innovation ecosystem members.

If you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, don’t miss this opportunity.

Special ticket price of $25 only available until May 9, 2018
Ticket price increases to $35 on May 10, 2018
Ticket price increases to $50 on June 11, 2018

Agenda Highlights
– Learn how to access local and state resources available to innovators, researchers, and technology entrepreneurs
– SBIR Agencies Funding Priorities Overviews

Engaging Panel Sessions
– Inside the Head of an Evaluator: Common Mistakes
– Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose
– Staying On Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD

Opportunity to meet one-on-one with up to three SBIR/STTR Program Managers
Scheduled in advanced and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

This SBIR Road Tour stop is Hosted by NextCorps in partnership with the University of Rochester. Refreshments and lunch are provided.

Click here to register.

North Country Solutions Forum @ The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at Clinton County Community College
Jun 19 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
North Country Solutions Forum @ The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at Clinton County Community College | Plattsburgh | New York | United States

This event is match-maker style, where leaders of manufacturing and product development organizations meet directly with hand-picked business and technology experts in one-on-one consultations. This is not a business mixer or networking event, but instead gives attendees a chance to learn about the expertise and programs offered by our resource network.

Event powered by FuzeHub. Hosted by CITEC, Clarkson Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), The Development Corporation, and the North Country Chamber of Commerce.

Luminate Demo Day @ Xerox International Rochester Jazz Fest, Big Tent
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Luminate Demo Day @ Xerox International Rochester Jazz Fest, Big Tent | Rochester | New York | United States

On June 28th, 2018, the inaugural cohort of Luminate will participate in an exciting Demo Day event in the Big Tent of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival! All 10 finalist companies will be pitching their optics, photonics, and imaging startups, and one team will be awarded $1 million in follow-on funding from the Empire State Development’s Finger Lakes Forward initiative. An additional $1 million is also available to be awarded to other finalist companies.

We hope you’ll join us for this exciting event! There will be food available for purchase from a variety of vendors, and you’ll get to hear about some truly incredible innovations in the optics, photonics, and imaging industry.

This event is free, but registration is required to reserve your seat!

2018 New York Venture Summit @ Convene
Jul 10 – Jul 11 all-day
2018 New York Venture Summit @ Convene | New York | New York | United States

Where Innovation Meets Capital

The 18th annual New York Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies, university researchers, incubators and premier service providers.

Special Offer

Upstate Venture Connect has made a special arrangement for our network to receive a special discount of 10% off the existing “early bird” rates. Register here and use discount code “UVCVIP.”

More Details

Whether you are an investor seeking access to new early stage deals, or a CEO or Founder of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, The 2018 New York Venture Summit is one event you won’t want to miss.

This exclusive full-day Venture Capital Summit will feature: Venture Panels, Company Presentations, High Level Networking.

Audience Profile: Venture Capitalists, angel investors, corporate VCs, CEOs, CFOs and other senior management of early stage and emerging growth ventures, technology transfer professionals and premium services firms.

Emerging Technology Showcase
Oct 23 – Oct 24 all-day
Emerging Technology Showcase @ Syracuse | New York | United States

Emerging Technology Showcase at the 2018 NYSTAR Annual Meeting

Manufacturing industries are transforming, and being transformed by, emerging technologies and new advancements in production capabilities. To showcase advances in photonics, robotics, digital manufacturing and more, FuzeHub is hosting an Emerging Technology Showcase in collaboration with Empire State Development’s Division of Science and Innovation (NYSTAR) in Syracuse, NY – a state that is at the forefront of significant R&D in these areas.

The event will feature presentations and discussions with industry, several of the Manufacturing USA institutes, and New York’s state-support innovation assets.

NEXT Conference @ Holiday Inn Convention Center
Nov 15 all-day
NEXT Conference @ Holiday Inn Convention Center | Liverpool | New York | United States

Now in its fifth year, the NEXT conference focuses on innovation in technology, manufacturing, and biotech. The event brings together fast-track companies, managers, researchers, medical professionals, investors, and entrepreneurs to meet and learn from each other and from global thought leaders and industry experts. The dynamic full-day program boasts two world-class keynotesas well as interactive educational workshops in three concurrent tracks. A Technology Showcase features breakthrough science from university and industry research teams and displays from businesses developing cutting-edge products, giving attendees a unique first-hand look at NEXT generation opportunities, tools, and discoveries. Click here for more information.