CNY Innovation Council

Supporting, engaging and connecting CNY’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

The CNY Innovation Council includes leaders within government, business, incubation, acceleration and resource organizations in and around the Syracuse, NY area. We meet monthly with the collaborative goal to share information, build alliances, collaborate on events and understand the strength of our region’s resources to better assist our next generation entrepreneurs. View events across central New York below, and add your own entrepreneurial events to the list.

CNY Innovation Calendar

Jul
27
Tue
Online Game Night
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Let’s get together and play games! You’ll want to join the Zoom meeting from a computer so you can watch the questions on that screen and then use your mobile device’s browser to go to jackbox.tv to join the game and submit your answers! Games last about 20 minutes so there’s plenty of chances to join in and many of the games also have audience participation so even if you join mid-game you can still play! Open to anyone so invite your friends!

Aug
3
Tue
Online Game Night
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Let’s get together and play games! You’ll want to join the Zoom meeting from a computer so you can watch the questions on that screen and then use your mobile device’s browser to go to jackbox.tv to join the game and submit your answers! Games last about 20 minutes so there’s plenty of chances to join in and many of the games also have audience participation so even if you join mid-game you can still play! Open to anyone so invite your friends!

Aug
10
Tue
Online Game Night
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Let’s get together and play games! You’ll want to join the Zoom meeting from a computer so you can watch the questions on that screen and then use your mobile device’s browser to go to jackbox.tv to join the game and submit your answers! Games last about 20 minutes so there’s plenty of chances to join in and many of the games also have audience participation so even if you join mid-game you can still play! Open to anyone so invite your friends!

Aug
17
Tue
Online Game Night
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Let’s get together and play games! You’ll want to join the Zoom meeting from a computer so you can watch the questions on that screen and then use your mobile device’s browser to go to jackbox.tv to join the game and submit your answers! Games last about 20 minutes so there’s plenty of chances to join in and many of the games also have audience participation so even if you join mid-game you can still play! Open to anyone so invite your friends!

Oct
21
Thu
GENIUS NY Pitch Finals @ Marriot Syracuse Downtown
Oct 21 all-day
GENIUS NY Pitch Finals @ Marriot Syracuse Downtown

Join us as we award $3 million to the five startups in the 2021 GENIUS NY accelerator cohort; the grand prize is $1 million while the four remaining startups receive $500K.

Each team will get 5 minutes to tell their story – who they are, what problem they’re solving, how they plan to scale, and why they want to do it in Central New York! Following the pitch there will be a Q/A from our judges.

Collaborators


Throwback to our kickoff event with Josh Aviv, Co-founder and CEO of SparkCharge! The Funding Roadmap – Startup Funding & Impact Capital