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You were a finalist city, but didn’t land Amazon HQ2? You still may benefit

You were a finalist city, but didn’t land Amazon HQ2? You still may benefit

January 10, 2019

Research from the Simon Business School suggests that start-up and entrepreneurial activity increased in the 20 cities considered as locations for Amazon’s second headquarters.

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New high-tech hub for entrepreneurship debuts in Sibley Square

New high-tech hub for entrepreneurship debuts in Sibley Square

February 16, 2018

Now in its new space on the sixth floor of historic Sibley Square, NextCorps (formerly High Tech Rochester) will serve as one of the cornerstones of the revitalization of downtown Rochester. NextCorps is an affiliate of the University of Rochester and the region’s only state- and federally-designated business incubator.

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Simon Business School ranked among top for entrepreneurship

Simon Business School ranked among top for entrepreneurship

November 15, 2017

The Simon Business School is one of the nation’s top schools for entrepreneurship studies, according to the Princeton Review, which placed Simon at number 21 among graduate schools, up two places from last year.

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University students finish strong in Hult Prize competition

University students finish strong in Hult Prize competition

March 7, 2017

A team of University engineering students was among six finalists at the Hult Prize regionals. The team’s startup company, Meliora Homes, will build homes for refugees from recycled plastics.

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Upstate New York I-Corps Node launches online innovation resource

Upstate New York I-Corps Node launches online innovation resource

February 23, 2017

The new website allows researchers to combine their technical knowledge with an entrepreneurial mindset, with the goal of discovering marketable new technologies.

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Ain Center grant will support social entrepreneurs

Ain Center grant will support social entrepreneurs

September 29, 2016

Oasis Foods, a start-up run by three Simon Business School MBA candidates, is an example of the social entrepreneurship the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship hopes to encourage with a $538,000 federal Economic Development Administration grant.

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Building a better tutor

Building a better tutor

September 1, 2016

Thomas Downey ’16 wanted to help his fellow college students become better tutors for kids in the Rochester City School District. So he used his KEY year to design a new two-credit course to do just that.

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