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Business CENTS is a comprehensive small business development resource center open to everyone in the community. Business CENTS offers classes and workshops, consultation and coaching, networking and mentoring opportunities, and many other resources for business owners and self-employed persons at all stages and in all professions.
Finger Lakes Entrepreneurs' Forum
Finger Lakes Entrepreneurs' Forum (FLEF) is an organization for and by entrepreneurs covering Ithaca and the surrounding areas of Upstate New York. The mission of FLEF is to provide a mechanism by which entrepreneurs and others concerned with growing enterprises can meet regularly to exchange information.
General Assembly has created a multi-faceted campus to serve the needs of high-potential entrepreneurs and advance the startup ecosystem in New York. Their community not only has a place in which to collaborate, but also take advantage of a new kind of learning-by-doing. Through their curriculum, entrepreneurs will receive a pragmatic and multi-disciplinary education at the intersection of technology, design, and entrepreneurship.
KensaGroup, LLC, is a private equity company that commercializes leading edge platform discoveries from universities and corporate research laboratories within the framework of startup ventures.
MedTech Association is a not-for-profit regional trade association comprised of Upstate New York technology manufacturers, research institutions, allied professional services, and economic development organizations with shared interests in collaboratively developing technologies, products, and services for the global medical products marketplace.
NYC MedTech is a professional platform that assists many different collaborators in the life science, biotech, device and pharma industries have successful outcomes. This unique program not only brings together companies and investors but all people that are involved from reporters, scientists, academia, trade organizations, international partners et. al. Their program introduces participants with timely relevant introductions whether through the website, email or the personal touch at the NYC MedTech Forum.
The Entrepreneurs Network
The mission of The Entrepreneurs Network is to promote job growth and enhance new business creation in Upstate New York's technology sector by providing area entrepreneurs with practical, hands-on education and training programs, as well as, access to those resources critical for building successful new ventures.
Upstate Venture Association of New York, Inc.
With a focus on education, events and advocacy, the Upstate Venture Association of New York, Inc. (UVANY) seeks to advance the number, scale, and quality of private equity investments across New York State. Working with entrepreneurs, companies seeking funding, private equity firms and professionals, UVANY strives to improve deal flow and facilitate greater availability of capital for all investment stages.
Upstate Venture Connect
Upstate Venture Connect's mission is to catalyze the creation of thousands of high-tech, high-growth, private capital backed companies that will provide entrepreneurial opportunities for a new generation of highly educated and highly skilled talent. Through coordinated programs and their interactive web-based platform (Vconnect) UVC seeks to create a mega community of individuals and institutions committed to growing equity funded businesses across the Upstate region.