Each month the Ain Center convenes UR faculty and staff to discuss entrepreneurial opportunities at the University and beyond.


Join us to learn about the latest happenings in entrepreneurship at the University of Rochester each month at the Ain Center’s luncheons for faculty and staff. Each month focuses on a different topic and lasts from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Lunch is provided by the Ain Center. Faculty and staff from all schools, departments and disciplines are welcome and invited to share news from their areas.

Past Speakers
  • Walt Johnson, Rochester Data Science Consortium
  • Theresa Mazzullo and Rami Katz, Excell Partners
  • Anthony Testa, Rupa Thind, and Evan Vershay, RIT’s Simone Center
  • Christopher Cooley, Evelo Agency
  • James Doser, Rachel Roberts, and Joseph VanderStel, Eastman School’s Institute for Music Leadership
  • Marnie LaVigne, Launch NY
  • Emma Derisi, Hajim School and NAE Grand Challenges Program
  • UR Entrepreneurship Student Club Leaders
  • Sujatha Ramanujan, Luminate Accelerator
  • 2018 Cohort of Visiting Fulbright Scholar Romanian Professors
  • e5 (formerly KEY) Scholars

Upcoming Luncheons

Mon 27

Faculty & Staff Entrepreneurship Luncheon

January 27 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Feb 17

Faculty & Staff Entrepreneurship Luncheon

February 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mar 16

Faculty & Staff Entrepreneurship Luncheon

March 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Apr 20

Faculty & Staff Entrepreneurship Luncheon

April 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm


Contact Meghan Plate, Program Assistant, to be added to the email invitation list.