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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 »

RIT Venture Creations company featured in NASA technical report

RIT Venture Creations company featured in NASA technical report »

Feb 2, 2017

Dimension Technologies Inc., a Rochester Institute of Technology Venture Creations business incubator company, was recently featured in one of NASA's technical publications in an article titled "SBIR Advanced Technologies in Aviation and Air Transportation System 2016." NASA cited the... Read More »

RIT alumnus named Forbes '30 Under 30'

RIT alumnus named Forbes '30 Under 30' »

Jan 3, 2017

RIT alumnus Sean Petterson landed on the prestigious 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list in manufacturing and industry. Petterson, who graduated from RIT in 2013 in industrial design, is a founder of the industrial safety products company StrongArm Technologies Inc. According to Forbes, StrongArm has raised $4.5 million from investors, including 3M, which... Read More »

RIT's Venture Creations incubator welcomes two new companies to its roster

RIT's Venture Creations incubator welcomes two new companies to its roster »

Dec 8, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations business incubator has announced the recent inclusion of two new companies to its roster. Empire Medicinals, founded by RIT alumnus Q. George Zheng and Christopher Carter, is a biotech manufacturer hoping to advance health and wellbeing by modernizing traditional herbal medicines through the cultivation, extraction and... Read More »

RIT Venture Creations business incubator to launch three new companies Oct. 25

RIT Venture Creations business incubator to launch three new companies Oct. 25 »

Oct 24, 2016

Venture Creations, the business incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology, will celebrate the launch of three new businesses at a graduation ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at RIT's University Gallery, James E. Booth Hall. In addition to recognizing the business start-ups, the event will feature a networking reception and a... Read More »

RIT entrepreneurship will be on display at Digital Rochester awards Sept. 22

RIT entrepreneurship will be on display at Digital Rochester awards Sept. 22 »

Sep 9, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology will be well represented at the 2016 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards, presented by Digital Rochester Inc. The awards are Sept. 22 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The annual... Read More »

RIT students hope Saunders Summer Start-Up 'investor night' will yield big results

RIT students hope Saunders Summer Start-Up 'investor night' will yield big results »

Aug 16, 2016

Tracking driver fatigue, creating toys for developmentally disabled children, and developing body temperature-regulated apparel for multiple sclerosis patients are a few of the uniquely innovative business ideas created by multidisciplinary student teams during this year's Saunders Summer Start-Up program. The 11 teams officially unveiled their ideas to potential investors at the... Read More »

We've Got the Next Big Idea

We've Got the Next Big Idea »

Aug 2, 2016

Greyson Watkins had big plans for a subscription-based family game night business. He hoped the idea would take off and he could accomplish what many entrepreneurs dream about-calling the shots and becoming a self-made millionaire. But not long after devising his business concept, an experience that he'll never forget forced him... Read More »

Deborah Stendardi elected chair of RDDC executive committee

Deborah Stendardi elected chair of RDDC executive committee »

Jul 22, 2016

Deborah Stendardi has been elected chair of the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation for 2016-2017. Stendardi is vice president of government and community relations at Rochester Institute of Technology and has been an active member of RDDC's board of directors and executive committee since 2002. She will succeed current chair David Beinetti, president... Read More »

RIT's David Borkholder named 'Distinguished Inventor of the Year' by local law association

RIT's David Borkholder named 'Distinguished Inventor of the Year' by local law association »

Jun 16, 2016

David Borkholder, the Bausch and Lomb Professor of Microsystems Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, was named "Distinguished Inventor of the Year" by the Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association. The award ceremony was held June 15 at Monroe Golf Club. Borkholder was honored for his work on the Blast Gauge® sensor system,... Read More »

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