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BetaSpace member company awarded $1.25M

SmallGrid, the manufacturer of Life Wall, a renewably powered life-support system for your home, was recently awarded $1.25 million from Governor Cuomo. The money was awarded as part of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative in Geneva to develop the “Lake Tunnel Solar...

Luminate accelerator officially launches

World’s largest startup accelerator for optics, photonics and imaging begins operations The Luminate accelerator, a new $5M per year initiative recently announced by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, has officially launched with its new name and website, and is...

High Tech Rochester Closes on Sibley Square Purchase

HTR will occupy entire sixth floor, home of the former Sibley’s Tea Room High Tech Rochester has officially closed on the purchase of its soon-to-be-new headquarters space in the historic Sibley Square in downtown Rochester. HTR, currently headquartered in Henrietta,...

5 HTR Staff Nominated in UVC’s Annual Ecosystem Awards

High Tech Rochester is pleased to announce that five of our staff members have been nominated for Upstate Venture Connect Ecosystem Awards! Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) is a nonprofit that strives to connect and empower entrepreneurs in Upstate New York. This year,...

Announcing Third Thursdays

High Tech Rochester is unveiling a new and exciting monthly event that will run all summer long at the HTR BetaSpace! On the Third Thursday of each month, we invite entrepreneurs in the community to join us for a day of free coworking. This is the perfect opportunity...

2017 Rochester Venture Challenge Winners Announced

  Winners of the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge announced We are excited to announce that Empire Medicinals, a Rochester startup company in the field of healthcare, is the winner of the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge. The announcement was made today at the...