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Gillibrand Tours RPI Factory

WGY This morning at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an announcement and a renewed commitment to something the school has been backing for over 30 years – when RPI launched the nation’s first business incubator program in 1980. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand explained her bipartisan legislation that would create and keep high-tech jobs right here. New York State […]

Two companies to present business plans

Times Union The Center for Economic Growth and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Emerging Ventures Ecosystem will host a Venture Bplan Series forum at 7:30 a.m. on July 30 at Heffner Alumni House. It will include presentations from Open Campus, a website that connects college students to local businesses looking for freelancers, and, which allows local […]

SEMICON West gives Albany, New York researchers chance to show off new technology

Albany Business Review by Keshia Clukey This week semiconductor industry leaders and researchers from around the world gathered in San Francisco, California for industry tradeshow SEMICON West 2014–and it was booths from Albany, New York that were the focus of much attention. “For us to be visible in a place that [has] that visibility, together […]

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Venture Bplan Series

Venture Bplan is designed for entrepreneurs to gain visibility in front of the region’s investors and the early stage business community. The forum is a great place for newly formed start-up companies to make their first public appearance. Two businesses are selected monthly to present in front of a panel of investors, entrepreneurs, business leaders […]

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