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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...

Rochester Venture Challenge Semi-Finalists Announced

Eight early-stage companies have been selected as semi-finalists in the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge from among the 35 companies that entered the competition in January. The eight semi-finalists are competing for more than $40,000 in cash and prizes. From this...

Announcing the Photonics Venture Challenge

James Senall, president of High Tech Rochester, released the following statement in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State Address proposal: I want to express my deepest gratitude to Governor Andrew Cuomo for his support of the Photonics Venture...

Cowork at BetaSpace

Meet our pilot coworking initiative in the Sibley Building: BetaSpace. Twelve startup companies are pioneering the expansion to the HTR downtown campus to be complete in 2017. These entrepreneurs represent companies from a variety of tech industries from apps to...