Check out the winning presentation from Rochester Institute of Technology's second "Shark Tank" Entrepreneurship Competition. Christopher Tosswill, a software engineering major, claimed the top prize. Tosswill presented "E-Merce," a business that leverages smart phone technology and gaming concepts to turn shopping and deal-hunting into a fun, rewarding experience.
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Many states across the country are reporting deaf unemployment rates that are nearing 60 percent. [read more]
13WHAM-TV reports on the increasing number of students at Rochester Institute of Technology who - in the spirit of innovation - have started their own businesses and manage them while still attending college.
Two RIT Alumni started a micro-brewery in downtown Rochester, here's the Channel 8 video of the news story.
Alumni are finding creative ways of starting businesses soon after graduation – or even before. [read more]
Spun out of university research labs or started by local entrepreneurs trying to supercharge their hometowns, business incubators are everywhere. This map puts the spotlight on 20 initiatives. [check it out]
Rochester Institute of Technology student entrepreneurs who have a marketing plan to launch their own businesses or products into household names have the opportunity to make their dreams come true. [read more]
Nearly half of the approximately four million deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals in the United States are unemployed. Many employers are weary of the real and perceived costs of hiring the deaf. [read more]