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RIT Venture Creations is a technology business incubator that provides a variety of services to early- to mid-seed stage startups to help them advance their businesses on their way to joining the ranks of viable, profitable businesses.


Connection to coaches and experts in the fields of entrepreneurship, sustainability, innovation, and more at RIT as well as New York state resources


Collisions and networking with other member companies and NYSERDA, NextCorps and other members of the ecosystem


Steady hands-on support and assistance along the road to commercialization from a dedicated team of highly qualified coaches


companies that have graduated to-date


jobs created by graduated companies


companies served across New York state


capital raised for incubator companies

Venture Creations News

  • November 6, 2020

    reception desk in an office area with a sign that reads: RIT Venture Creations Business Incubator.

    RIT Venture Creations business incubator will move to downtown Rochester

    The move, expected to be complete in December, will allow the incubators’ client companies to work in space designed for positive member “collisions” resulting in close and fruitful collaborations. In addition, the move further advances the commitment from RIT leadership to have a presence in downtown Rochester.

  • October 2, 2020

    mushrooms growing on a shelf.

    Venture Creations companies advance to round two finals of Grow-NY competition

    Two companies associated with RIT’s Venture Creations technology business incubator have advanced to the round two finals of the Grow-NY competition. Grow-NY is a food innovation and agriculture technology business challenge focused on enhancing the emerging food, beverage and agriculture innovation cluster in Central New York, the Finger Lakes, and Southern Tier regions.

  • September 17, 2020

    outside looking up at building that houses NextCorp.

    Gaining speed to clean energy  

    The Rochester Beacon talks to Rich Notargiacomo, venture coach, Venture Creations, and Nabil Nasr, associate provost and founding director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, about new clean energy companies.