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2021 New York Business Plan Competition: Finger Lakes Regional Contest

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Student teams from colleges and universities in the Finger Lakes Region will compete in the annual Finger Lakes Regional Semi-Finalist Presentation Round of the intercollegiate New York Business Plan Competition. Because of policies and procedures across our regional institutions, this year’s competition will be held virtually. If you have questions or concerns about accessing the […]

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Startup Bytes: Digital Brown Bag Lunch with Entrepreneurs

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Join the Ain Center for Startup Bytes, a digital brown bag lunch with entrepreneurs! Via Zoom, the Ain Center invites UR innovators to take a break from noon to 1 PM once a month to hear from local or alumni entrepreneurs, and to engage with different topics in entrepreneurship. Spring 2021 speakers will be announced […]

Free

How to Patent Plants: Cannabis and Other Colorful Plants Included

Online

Learn about plant patents and what makes them unique. Topics in this free program also include the different kinds of patents, how long patent protection lasts, fees associated, and assistance we can provide at the Carlson Center for Intellectual Property. Presenter: Kate Meddaugh, Manager of the Carlson Center for Intellectual Property Please see below to […]

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2021 Mark Ain Business Model Competition: Semi-Final Presentations and Judging

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Watch as the 10 semi-finalist teams present their ventures to distinguished judges. The top five teams will advance to the final round of the Ain Competition on May 12. The Mark Ain Business Model Competition provides student entrepreneurs at the University of Rochester an opportunity to present their business idea (in any industry) and compete […]

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2021 Mark Ain Business Model Competition: Final Presentations and Judging

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Watch as the 5 finalist teams present their ventures to our distinguished judges. Top teams will earn cash prizes! The Mark Ain Business Model Competition provides student entrepreneurs at the University of Rochester an opportunity to present their business idea (in any industry) and compete for $13,500 in cash prizes. The competition is open to […]

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2021 Charles and Janet Forbes Entrepreneurial Competition: Presentations and Judging

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Watch as undergraduate engineering and applied science students compete for cash prizes and present their technical business plans to a panel of technical entrepreneur judges on Saturday, May 15! Contact Heidi Mergenthaler with any questions or concerns. *The University of Rochester is committed to providing inclusive experiences and equal access to programs and services. If […]

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Level Up: Rochester Edition featuring Nita Brown

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Walker’s Legacy Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Walker’s Legacy, is proud to present Level Up: Rochester Edition, a digital speaker series created to support existing and aspiring female entrepreneurs seeking guidance, encouragement, and practical advice. Level Up: Rochester Edition will take place on March 18, 2021 at 12 PM EST, and will feature guest Nita […]

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