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2016 Venture Ecosystem Awards - Deal of the Year Winners

The 2nd Annual Upstate Unleashed Conference and 2016 Venture Ecosystem Awards were held Sept. 16 at Turning Stone Resort. Upstate Venture Connect hosted the event, which brought together 300 entrepreneurs, founders, mentors and investors. Here's the Rochester Business Journal's report on the winners and finalists for each award category!...

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Startup Community Feels UNY50 Impact

What would happen if a group of Upstate ecosystem leaders built a network of likeminded entrepreneurial members across multiple Upstate communities? The answer is the UNY50 Leadership Network of proven entrepreneurs, corporate intrapreneurs and ecosystem influencers paying it forward to help next generation entrepreneurs. Here are just a few of the accomplishments UNY50 members have achieved in 2016. ...

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Jennifer Tegan, Portrait of a Passionate Mentor

Jennifer Tegan has been an investor in and mentor for entrepreneurs for over 14 years, and she is just as passionate as they are when she talks about her working with them. Critical to success is developing a relationship of trust, openness and respect with my entrepreneurs, she says, "If you don’t have that at the core of the relationship you don’t have anything. It...

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