By | Entrepreneurship

An Awesome Opportunity: NSF I-Corps Programs @ UR

The University of Rochester supports the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps Programs and, in honor of the upcoming short course, here’s an overview of what the Ain Center runs and how these programs can help launch your venture. 

Read more about the University’s offerings here.

By | Entrepreneurship

Meliora Weekend 2018

We gathered to laud the history of entrepreneurship at the University of Rochester during the 2018 Meliora Weekend (a sort of homecoming and reunion celebration). Entrepreneurship has been around U of R for 40 (40!!) years. From a panel discussion to the Board of Trustees dinner, innovation was front and center throughout the weekend.

Read more about the celebrations here.

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Top 5 Team Building Tips

On Thursday, September 27, the Ain Center hosted the first Foundry Forum, a new workshop series designed to train entrepreneurs. This workshop – Opposites Attract: Turning a Group of Strangers Into a Team – covered a number of techniques and tricks for finding a group of people you want to work with and how to keep those relationships strong. We boiled down the workshop into a few key points.

Read all five here.

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Help Us Shape What’s Next

The U of R works closely with a variety of community partners, especially NextCorps (formerly High Tech Rochester). NextCorps’s leader, Jim Senall, recently wrote about the Rochester entrepreneurial ecosystem on their blog. 

Learn more here.

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Words from Wallis Hall: Our Entrepreneurial Mission

Words from Wallis Hall is a regular communication from President Richard Feldman that allows the president to share important updates on University programming and culture. Last month, President Feldman shared his perspective on UR’s entrepreneurial goals and achievements.

Read President Feldman’s message here.