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Four companies graduate from RIT's Venture Creations business incubator

Four companies graduate from RIT's Venture Creations business incubator »

Oct 18, 2017

Venture Creations, the business incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology, celebrated the launch of four new businesses at a graduation ceremony Oct. 17. In addition to recognizing the business start-ups, the event featured a networking reception and a keynote address delivered by 2011 RIT graduate Marty Strenczewilk, founder, president and CEO of... Read More »

RIT well represented at Digital Rochester GREAT Awards Sept. 19

RIT well represented at Digital Rochester GREAT Awards Sept. 19 »

Aug 7, 2017

Rochester Institute of Technology will be well represented at the 2017 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards, presented by Digital Rochester Inc. The awards are Sept. 19 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The annual awards recognize and celebrate the Greater Rochester community's entrepreneurial spirit in technological... Read More »

Joseph M. Lobozzo II to receive prestigious Nathaniel Rochester Society award July 20

Joseph M. Lobozzo II to receive prestigious Nathaniel Rochester Society award July 20 »

Jun 16, 2017

Joseph M. Lobozzo II, founder of JML Optical Industries Inc., is the recipient of the 2017 NRS Award, the highest honor given by Rochester Institute of Technology's Nathaniel Rochester Society. Lobozzo '95 (Executive MBA) will receive the award on July 20 at the society's annual Summer Gala, which will be held at... Read More »

RIT's business college hosts YEA! Saunders Scholars Competition May 5

RIT's business college hosts YEA! Saunders Scholars Competition May 5 »

May 4, 2017

Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is the host for the ninth annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders College Competition on Friday, May 5. The event is expected to draw more than 700 participating students, family... Read More »

RIT Venture Creations teams win big at Rochester Venture Challenge competition

RIT Venture Creations teams win big at Rochester Venture Challenge competition »

May 3, 2017

Two clients of the Venture Creations Business Incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology have won the top two prizes at the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge business competition, hosted by High Tech Rochester. The winners were announced during the Celebration of Entrepreneurship Luncheon on April 27 at Hyatt Regency Hotel Rochester. First place-Empire... Read More »

Four RIT Venture Creations companies advance to finals of Rochester Venture Challenge

Four RIT Venture Creations companies advance to finals of Rochester Venture Challenge »

Apr 13, 2017

Four clients of the Venture Creations Business Incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology have advanced to the final round of the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge business competition. The four companies will compete against each other and a fifth Rochester,... Read More »

College entrepreneurs to compete at RIT in semi-finals of New York Business Plan Competition April 13

College entrepreneurs to compete at RIT in semi-finals of New York Business Plan Competition April 13 »

Apr 13, 2017

Thirty-five teams of student entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges at the fifth annual Finger Lakes Regional Semi-Finalist Presentation Round of the New York Business Plan Competition, 5:30-9:30 p.m. today, April 13, at Rochester Institute of Technology's Student Innovation Hall. Teams representing State University of New York... Read More »

Local companies with RIT connections get $1 million boost from New York state

Local companies with RIT connections get $1 million boost from New York state »

Mar 10, 2017

Four early-stage companies launched at Rochester Institute of Technology have received more than $1 million through New York state's Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise Investment Fund. The companies have also received more than $1.9 million in private matching funds and are expected to create additional jobs in 2018. The announcement from... Read More »

RIT selected to receive National Science Foundation I-Corps grant

RIT selected to receive National Science Foundation I-Corps grant »

Feb 15, 2017

Rochester Institute of Technology is among eight National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) sites across the country selected to each receive $30,000 grants to increase participation and promote inclusion of underrepresented populations in the National Innovation Network. These I-Corps sites, designed to provide infrastructure, resources, networking and training to move scientific discoveries... Read More »

RIT Venture Creations graduate signs deal with sports-entertainment behemoth Delaware North

RIT Venture Creations graduate signs deal with sports-entertainment behemoth Delaware North »

Feb 10, 2017

Electronic-sports franchise Splyce, a 2016 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations business incubator, has signed a deal with Delaware North, a global food service and hospitality company, to enhance Delaware North's e-sports offerings. Delaware North, headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y., owns NHL team Boston Bruins, TD Garden and operates in the... Read More »

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