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RIT Venture Creations graduate receives major investment from Empire State Development

RIT Venture Creations graduate receives major investment from Empire State Development »

Feb 15, 2018

A 2017 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations technology business incubator is the recipient of a major investment from Empire State Development. Token, an identity technology start-up founded by RIT alumni Melanie and Steve Shapiro, will receive up to $1.75 million through the New York State Innovation Venture Capital Fund. Token... Read More »

Luminate incubator begins in Sibley Square

Luminate incubator begins in Sibley Square »

Jan 25, 2018

Ten young tech companies have officially taken up residency at Sibley Square, as High Tech Rochester’s Luminate accelerator takes flight. Read More »

Molecular Glasses Receives Patent

Molecular Glasses Receives Patent »

Jan 4, 2018

Molecular Glasses Receives U.S. Patent for Non-Crystallizable Organic Semiconductors Molecular Glasses has an additional 17 patents pending. Rochester, NY - (January 4, 2018) Read More »

Empire Medicinal Reccomended for New York State Grants

Empire Medicinal Reccomended for New York State Grants »

Dec 19, 2017

Empire Medicinals, Inc. has been recommended for awards of up to $300,000 from the Empire State Development Grants Program and the Excelsior Jobs Program by New York State. Read More »

Learn more about RIT's entrepreneurial ecosystem, leadership in cybersecurity, and donor Austin McChord

Learn more about RIT's entrepreneurial ecosystem, leadership in cybersecurity, and donor Austin McChord »

Dec 13, 2017

About Innovation and Entrepreneurship at RIT RIT provides a unique, multidisciplinary ecosystem aimed at promoting and supporting innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors of its students, faculty and staff. That network includes: The Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which offers interdisciplinary curriculum, experiential learning through the Student Incubator, coaching, access to the... Read More »

Motion Savvy Featured on BBC Special

Motion Savvy Featured on BBC Special »

Dec 11, 2017

BBC Click visited NTID and spoke to Venture Creations Client Movtion Savvy who demonstrated UNI, a real-time translation technology that converts sign language to spoken language. Read More »

Two RIT Venture Creations companies will compete for $1 million accelerator grand prize

Two RIT Venture Creations companies will compete for $1 million accelerator grand prize »

Nov 21, 2017

Two companies at Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations incubator have been selected to compete for the $1 million grand prize in the New York state-funded Luminate NY accelerator program. The companies, Positive Science and Molecular Glasses, will join eight others for a six-month accelerator program at High Tech Rochester's incubator space... Read More »

Super Daryl Deluxe Comes to PS4

Super Daryl Deluxe Comes to PS4 »

Nov 14, 2017

The long-awaited game from VCI client Dan and Gary Games, Super Daryl Deluxe comes to the Playstation 4! Read More »

RIT's Venture Creations incubator receives $1.8 million NYSERDA contract

RIT's Venture Creations incubator receives $1.8 million NYSERDA contract »

Nov 9, 2017

Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations incubator has been awarded a new four-year contract valued at $1.8 million from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), earmarked for early-stage, clean-energy companies. Venture Creations is one of seven NYSERDA-sponsored clean-energy incubators that offers commercialization resources, technical assistance and business development... Read More »

Incubator Visited by the International Visitor Leadership Program

Incubator Visited by the International Visitor Leadership Program »

Oct 23, 2017

October 12, RIT Venture Creations was proud to host the International Visitor Leadership Program in coordination with Rochester Global Connections. The IVLP is a professional exchange program to provide firsthand experience with US Culture and Business. Women in Entrepreneurship from Cambodia, Laos, France, Bosna and Hercegovina, Sierra Leona, and Chile visited to learn more about the Incubator. Read More »

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