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RIT Venture Fund provides investment capital and guidance to entreprenurial ventures with a strong connection to the RIT community.

Evergreen Fund

 

RIT Venture Fund I, LLC is an evergreen fund. All of the investment gains earned through the fund’s investment activities will be re-invested into the fund. In short, the success of our portfolio companies today will provide the investment capital to the portfolio companies of the future.

 

Venture Fund News

  • September 30, 2022

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    Saunders College will honor Gueldenpfennigs with Cornerstone of Philanthropy Award

    Saunders College of Business will honor the Gueldenpfennig family for their dedication as alumni and longtime RIT supporters—who turned REDCOM Laboratories Inc. into one of the world’s leading suppliers of secure and reliable communications solutions—with the 2022 Phil Saunders Cornerstone of Philanthropy Award during this year’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

  • September 26, 2022

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    Distinguished alumni named for 2022-2023

    Eleven RIT alumni have been awarded Distinguished Alumni Awards for the 2022-2023 year. It is the highest award an RIT college can bestow upon its alumni and recognizes alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations. The 2022-2023 recipients will be honored during presentations throughout the academic year.

  • September 20, 2022

    student posing next to a large, industrial 3D printer.

    Student becomes successful entrepreneur

    Adam Foster, a Ph.D. student in mechanical and industrial engineering from Villennes-sur-Seine, France, is a team member on PrisAM, a student-owned business.