Week of June 25, 2017

Company Focus: Glen Copack
Time: July 5 @ 6:00PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Harvest Café, Montour NY
Description: Holly Baker, the Director of Community Relations at The Arc of Schuyler will lead an interactive conversation with attendees about their newest project “Glen Copack”.  Feedback and ideas will be solicited and encouraged.  The Arc of Schuyler operates Glen Industries, which is a conglomerate of businesses that provide employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism. Holly will be joined by Wendy Shutter, Director of Business Services and Kelly Miller, Director of Glen Industries, who will give a presentation of where this new internal microventure fits into the broader mission of the Arc of Schuyler.
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/company-focus-glen-copack-tickets-35500911181
Open to: All

 

Meetup: Ithaca Web People
Time: August 1 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works
Description: Join Ithaca Web People for a Tuesday Tech Talk hosted at Rev. The Web People Meetup is a monthly meetup open for web professionals and enthusiasts featuring interesting presentations, good conversation, snacks and refreshment.
RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/ithaca-web-people/
Open to: All

 

Rev Hardware Accelerator Demo Day
Time: August 10 @ 6:00PM- 8:30 PM
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works
Description: Mark your calendar for the culminating event of third year of the #HardwareAccelerator. After working all summer to take their ideas from napkin to prototype, 8 talented teams will present their designs and business plans to the public.
Open to: All

 

GENIUS NY 2.0 Application
Time: Application submission deadline is October 1, 2017.
Location: http://www.geniusny.com/apply.html
Description: The largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems ​in the world. GENIUS NY is a year-long business accelerator that awards six finalist teams a total of $2.75 million in investments. In addition, the program offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. GENIUS NY is focused on Unmanned Systems; software, hardware, analytics. Detail: http://www.geniusny.com/
Open to: All

 

 

Week of June 18, 2017

Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) Office Hours at Weil Hall
Location: Weill Hall 404A (enter via the McGovern Center of the 4th floor)
Time: Tuesday, June 20, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Have questions about your intellectual property, and how Cornell can protect it? A CTL licensing staff member will be on hand to assist walk-in inventors with their questions about the patentability of their technology. No appointment needed! http://www.biotech.cornell.edu/cat/events
Open to: All

 

Startup Tactics: From Accounting to Zoning, Tactical Considerations when Starting a New Company
Location: Oxford Academy and Central School, 50 S Washington Ave. Oxford, NY 13830
Time: June 20, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
What accounting software? Which bank? What happens at a board meeting? What’s the deal with corporate insurance?  Is there such a thing as a standard commercial lease?  Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat, Entrepreneur in Residence with the STSA, with answers to these
questions and other tactical issues that startup entrepreneurs need to know.  The event will conclude with an open microphone session for entrepreneurs, idea people, or anyone who wants to introduce themselves to the group. This event is open to all and no reservation is necessary. For more information, please click here!
Open to: All

 

GENIUS NY 2.0 Application
Location: http://www.geniusny.com/apply.html
Time: Application submission deadline is October 1, 2017.
The largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems ​in the world. GENIUS NY is a year-long business accelerator that awards six finalist teams a total of $2.75 million in investments. In addition, the program offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. GENIUS NY is focused on Unmanned Systems; software, hardware, analytics. Detail: http://www.geniusny.com/
Open to: All

 

Week of June 11, 2017

IP & Pizza The Inventor’s Role: Understanding the Tech Transfer Process
Location: Cornell University – Phillips Hall, Room 203
Time: June 14, 12:00 – 1:30 PM
Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) for an informative and interactive session that will explore the inventor’s role within the technology transfer process. Our experienced Technology Licensing Officers will share tips and suggestions to make the most of CTL services and how you can help us, help you. To RSVP, email Audriana at alm385@cornell.edu
Open to: All

 

Startup Tactics: From Accounting to Zoning, Tactical Considerations when Starting a New Company
Location: Oxford Academy and Central School, 50 S Washington Ave. Oxford, NY 13830
Time: June 20, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
What accounting software? Which bank? What happens at a board meeting? What’s the deal with corporate insurance?  Is there such a thing as a standard commercial lease?  Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat, Entrepreneur in Residence with the STSA, with answers to these questions and other tactical issues that startup entrepreneurs need to know.  The event will conclude with an open microphone session for entrepreneurs, idea people, or anyone who wants to introduce themselves to the group. This event is open to all and no reservation is necessary. For more information, please click here!
Open to: All

 

GENIUS NY 2.0 Application
Location: http://www.geniusny.com/apply.html
Time: Application submission deadline is October 1, 2017.
The largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems ​in the world. GENIUS NY is a year-long business accelerator that awards six finalist teams a total of $2.75 million in investments. In addition, the program offers company stipends, housing, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. GENIUS NY is focused on Unmanned Systems; software, hardware, analytics. Detail: http://www.geniusny.com/
Open to: All

Week of June 4, 2017

Veterans’ Entrepreneurship Team of the Southern Tier: Marketing Tactics for Startups
Location: IncubatorWorks – 109 Canada Road, Painted Post, 14870
Time: June 7, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Description: Do newspaper and magazine ads work?  How does Google Adwords work? Twitter as a business tool? When do I do a press release? What’s the deal with Instagram?
Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat, Entrepreneur in Residence with the Southern Tier Startup Alliance, with answers to these questions and other marketing tactics that startup entrepreneurs need to know.  The event, at STSA partner IncubatorWorks, will conclude with an open microphone session for entrepreneurs, idea people, or anyone who wants to introduce themselves to the group. Register here to attend for free.
Open to: All

 

Company Focus: Glen Copack
Location: Harvest Café – 224 West Main Street, Montour Falls, NY 14865
Time: June 7, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Description: Holly Baker, the Director of Community Relations at The Arc of Schuyler will lead an interactive conversation with attendees about their newest project, Glen Copack.  Feedback and ideas will be solicited and encouraged.  The Arc of Schuyler operates Glen Industries, which is a conglomerate of businesses that provide employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism. No RSVP is required for this event – just join the group at Harvest Café!
Open to: All

 


Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World – a CTL Partnership Forum

Location: Biotechnology Building, Room G10
Time: Wednesday, June 7, Full-Day Event
The CTL Partnership Forum entitled “Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World” will bring together leaders from industry, the investment community, and academia to explore current topics and trends in agriculture and animal production to meet the challenges of feeding 9 billion.
Join us to explore key topics including:
Digital Agriculture
·      Biotechnology in Plants
·      Plant Breeding
·      Microbiome for Food Production Solutions
·      …and much more!
For more information and to register, please visit http://www.ctl.cornell.edu/events/ifs/
Open to: All – Advanced registration is required.

 

Biotechnology to Business: Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) Annual Awardees’ Showcase
Location:  Biotechnology Bldg. G01 
Time:  Friday, June 9th, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM, Biotechnology Bdg. G01
Every year, Cornell’s Center for Advanced Technology (CAT), funded by NYSTAR, provides grants that support faculty and their New York state industry collaborators to bring a biotechnology closer to the marketplace. The ultimate result is a high-tech product or service that can benefit our local, regional, and/or statewide economy. At this event, each CAT project faculty investigator will share a brief presentation on the progress they’ve made with their industry collaborator in terms of advancing the science, commercial aspects, and economic impacts of their biotechnology. RSVP to mlc247@cornell.edu
Open to: All 

 

IP & Pizza The Inventor’s Role: Understanding the Tech Transfer Process
Location: Cornell University – Phillips Hall, Room 203
Time: June 14, 12:00 – 1:30 PM
Description: Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) for an informative and interactive session that will explore the inventor’s role within the technology transfer process. Our experienced Technology Licensing Officers will share tips and suggestions to make the most of CTL services and how you can help us, help you. To RSVP, email Audriana at alm385@cornell.edu
Open to: All

 

Startup Tactics: From Accounting to Zoning, Tactical Considerations when Starting a New Company
Location: Oxford Academy and Central School, 50 S Washington Ave. Oxford, NY 13830
Time: June 20, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Description: What accounting software? Which bank? What happens at a board meeting? What’s the deal with corporate insurance?  Is there such a thing as a standard commercial lease?  Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat, Entrepreneur in Residence with the STSA, with answers to these
questions and other tactical issues that startup entrepreneurs need to know.  The event will conclude with an open microphone session for entrepreneurs, idea people, or anyone who wants to introduce themselves to the group. This event is open to all and no reservation is necessary. For more information, please click here!
Open to: All

Week of May 28, 2017

Money and Politics: Building High Growth Companies Today!
Location: 235 S Cayuga , Ithaca , NY 14850 United States
Time: May 30, 3:00 – 8:00 PM
Description: Enjoy a night of touring Ithaca’s start-up hotspots, an expert presentation of insights on trends, challenges and prospects from National Venture Capital Association, a panel discussion with key leaders on how politics and policies impact venture capital investment and networking with investors, executives and professionals. Along with live entertainment, an open bar and a seasonal menu at Coltivare. Purchase your ticket here. Presented by UVANY.
Open to: All

 

Women in Tech: Soup to Nuts, Entity Formation to Exit with Christine O’Connor
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: June 1, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
We are excited to bring to you a presentation that will teach you the basics of everything from setting up your company to raising money to selling your company. We’ll start with an overview of choosing the right entity type for your business, setting up basic agreements among founders, and classifying and incentivizing employees. Then we’ll delve into raising money, and the differences between convertible debt and preferred stock. We’ll wrap things up by discussing different exit strategies. We look forward to seeing you there!
Presented by Christine O’Connor, an attorney with Harter Secrest & Emery LLP who specializes in venture capital and mergers and acquisitions.   http://www.hselaw.com/people/36-christine-m-oconnorRSVP
Open to: All

 

Veterans’ Entrepreneurship Team of the Southern Tier: Marketing Tactics for Startups
Location: IncubatorWorks – 109 Canada Road, Painted Post, 14870
Time: June 7, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Description: Do newspaper and magazine ads work?  How does Google Adwords work? Twitter as a business tool? When do I do a press release? What’s the deal with Instagram?
Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat, Entrepreneur in Residence with the Southern Tier Startup Alliance, with answers to these questions and other marketing tactics that startup entrepreneurs need to know.  The event, at STSA partner IncubatorWorks, will conclude with an open microphone session for entrepreneurs, idea people, or anyone who wants to introduce themselves to the group. Register here to attend for free.
Open to: All

 

Company Focus: Glen Copack
Location: Harvest Café – 224 West Main Street, Montour Falls, NY 14865
Time: June 7, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Description: Holly Baker, the Director of Community Relations at The Arc of Schuyler will lead an interactive conversation with attendees about their newest project, Glen Copack.  Feedback and ideas will be solicited and encouraged.  The Arc of Schuyler operates Glen Industries, which is a conglomerate of businesses that provide employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism. No RSVP is required for this event – just join the group at Harvest Café!
Open to: All

 


Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World – a CTL Partnership Forum

Location: Biotechnology Building, Room G10
Time: Wednesday, June 7, Full-Day Event
The CTL Partnership Forum entitled “Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World” will bring together leaders from industry, the investment community, and academia to explore current topics and trends in agriculture and animal production to meet the challenges of feeding 9 billion.
Join us to explore key topics including:

·     Digital Agriculture
·      Biotechnology in Plants
·      Plant Breeding
·      Microbiome for Food Production Solutions
·      …and much more!
For more information and to register, please visit http://www.ctl.cornell.edu/events/ifs/
Open to: All – Advanced registration is required.

 

Biotechnology to Business: Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) Annual Awardees’ Showcase
Location:  Biotechnology Bldg. G01 
Time:  Friday, June 9th, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM, Biotechnology Bdg. G01
Every year, Cornell’s Center for Advanced Technology (CAT), funded by NYSTAR, provides grants that support faculty and their New York state industry collaborators to bring a biotechnology closer to the marketplace. The ultimate result is a high-tech product or service that can benefit our local, regional, and/or statewide economy. At this event, each CAT project faculty investigator will share a brief presentation on the progress they’ve made with their industry collaborator in terms of advancing the science, commercial aspects, and economic impacts of their biotechnology. RSVP to mlc247@cornell.edu
Open to: All 

 

IP & Pizza The Inventor’s Role: Understanding the Tech Transfer Process
Location: Cornell University – Phillips Hall, Room 203
Time: June 14, 12:00 – 1:30 PM
Description: Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) for an informative and interactive session that will explore the inventor’s role within the technology transfer process. Our experienced Technology Licensing Officers will share tips and suggestions to make the most of CTL services and how you can help us, help you. To RSVP, email Audriana at alm385@cornell.edu
Open to: All

 

 

Startup Tactics: From Accounting to Zoning, Tactical Considerations when Starting a New Company
Location: Oxford Academy and Central School, 50 S Washington Ave. Oxford, NY 13830
Time: June 20, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Description: What accounting software? Which bank? What happens at a board meeting? What’s the deal with corporate insurance?  Is there such a thing as a standard commercial lease?  Hear and collaborate with Brad Treat, Entrepreneur in Residence with the STSA, with answers to these
questions and other tactical issues that startup entrepreneurs need to know.  The event will conclude with an open microphone session for entrepreneurs, idea people, or anyone who wants to introduce themselves to the group. This event is open to all and no reservation is necessary. For more information, please click here!
Open to: All

 

Week of May 21, 2017

 Networking@Rev: Women in Entrepreneurship
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works
Time: May 24, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
For May’s Networking@Rev, we’re gathering to celebrate women in entrepreneurship in our community. Join us to:

  • Hear from local speakers Mary Opperman (Cornell’s Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer), Heather Lane (local entrepreneur and owner of Purity Ice Cream), and Bob Case (Business Banking Relationship Manager, M&T Bank).
  • Discuss what it means to have a thriving startup community, and what can all community members do to support a diverse business network.
  • Hear pitches from Rev’s 2017 Passenger to Pilot graduates as they complete a year-long business development program.
  • Enjoy networking and refreshments, like all Networking@Rev events!

RSVP today and join us for this free event! If you need accommodations to attend this event, please contact Kristin Hopkins at events@revithaca.com.
Open to: All

UVANY Money and Politics: Building High Growth Companies Today
Location: Coltivare, 235 S. Cayuga Street, Ithaca NY, 14850
Time: May 30, 2:30 – 8:00 PM
Join investors, business and political leaders discussing trends and policies impacting the development of high growth businesses today.
We’ll start with a tour of downtown Ithaca’s start-up hotspots, and wind up hearing from national, regional and local leaders on how politics and policies impact venture capital investment.

  • Expert commentary from the NVCA (National Venture Capital Association)
  • Panel discussion with national, regional and local leaders
  • Quality networking with investors, executives and professionals
  • Walking tour of Ithaca’s start-up hotspots

The panel will include experts from the NVCA and local businesses, as well as political and venture capital investor perspectives.
Coltivare is a great venue featuring a seasonal menu. We’ll have an open bar with locally-sourced beverages, live entertainment and great relationship building with the investment community from across New York State. RSVP
Open to: All

Women in Tech: Soup to Nuts, Entity Formation to Exit with Christine O’Connor
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: June 1, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
We are excited to bring to you a presentation that will teach you the basics of everything from setting up your company to raising money to selling your company. We’ll start with an overview of choosing the right entity type for your business, setting up basic agreements among founders, and classifying and incentivizing employees. Then we’ll delve into raising money, and the differences between convertible debt and preferred stock. We’ll wrap things up by discussing different exit strategies. We look forward to seeing you there!
Presented by Christine O’Connor, an attorney with Harter Secrest & Emery LLP who specializes in venture capital and mergers and acquisitions.   http://www.hselaw.com/people/36-christine-m-oconnor
RSVP
Open to: All


Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World – a CTL Partnership Forum

Location: Biotechnology Building, Room G10
Time: Wednesday, June 7, Full-Day Event
The CTL Partnership Forum entitled “Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World” will bring together leaders from industry, the investment community, and academia to explore current topics and trends in agriculture and animal production to meet the challenges of feeding 9 billion.
Join us to explore key topics including:

  • Digital Agriculture
  • Biotechnology in Plants
  • Plant Breeding
  • Microbiome for Food Production Solutions
  • …and much more!

For more information and to register, please visit http://www.ctl.cornell.edu/events/ifs/
Open to: All – Advanced registration is required.

Week of May 14, 2017

Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) Office Hours at Weil Hall
Location: Weill Hall 421
Time: Tuesday, May 16, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Have questions about your intellectual property, and how Cornell can protect it? A CTL licensing staff member will be on hand to assist walk-in inventors with their questions about the patentability of their technology. No appointment needed! http://www.biotech.cornell.edu/cat/events
Open to: All

 

 
Networking@Rev: Women in Entrepreneurship
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works
Time: May 24, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
For May’s Networking@Rev, we’re gathering to celebrate women in entrepreneurship in our community. Join us to:

  • Hear from local speakers Mary Opperman (Cornell’s Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer), Heather Lane (local entrepreneur and owner of Purity Ice Cream), and Bob Case (Business Banking Relationship Manager, M&T Bank).
  • Discuss what it means to have a thriving startup community, and what can all community members do to support a diverse business network.
  • Hear pitches from Rev’s 2017 Passenger to Pilot graduates as they complete a year-long business development program.
  • Enjoy networking and refreshments, like all Networking@Rev events!

RSVP today and join us for this free event! If you need accommodations to attend this event, please contact Kristin Hopkins at events@revithaca.com.
Open to: All

 

UVANY Money and Politics: Building High Growth Companies Today
Location: Coltivare, 235 S. Cayuga Street, Ithaca NY, 14850
Time: May 30, 2:30 – 8:00 PM
Join investors, business and political leaders discussing trends and policies impacting the development of high growth businesses today.
We’ll start with a tour of downtown Ithaca’s start-up hotspots, and wind up hearing from national, regional and local leaders on how politics and policies impact venture capital investment.

  • Expert commentary from the NVCA (National Venture Capital Association)
  • Panel discussion with national, regional and local leaders
  • Quality networking with investors, executives and professionals
  • Walking tour of Ithaca’s start-up hotspots

The panel will include experts from the NVCA and local businesses, as well as political and venture capital investor perspectives.
Coltivare is a great venue featuring a seasonal menu. We’ll have an open bar with locally-sourced beverages, live entertainment and great relationship building with the investment community from across New York State. RSVP
Open to: All

 

Women in Tech: Soup to Nuts, Entity Formation to Exit with Christine O’Connor
Location: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Time: June 1, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
We are excited to bring to you a presentation that will teach you the basics of everything from setting up your company to raising money to selling your company. We’ll start with an overview of choosing the right entity type for your business, setting up basic agreements among founders, and classifying and incentivizing employees. Then we’ll delve into raising money, and the differences between convertible debt and preferred stock. We’ll wrap things up by discussing different exit strategies. We look forward to seeing you there!
Presented by Christine O’Connor, an attorney with Harter Secrest & Emery LLP who specializes in venture capital and mergers and acquisitions.   http://www.hselaw.com/people/36-christine-m-oconnor
RSVP
Open to: All

 


Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World – a CTL Partnership Forum

Location: Biotechnology Building, Room G10
Time: Wednesday, June 7, Full-Day Event
The CTL Partnership Forum entitled “Innovations in Food Systems: Feeding a Growing World” will bring together leaders from industry, the investment community, and academia to explore current topics and trends in agriculture and animal production to meet the challenges of feeding 9 billion.
Join us to explore key topics including:

  • Digital Agriculture
  • Biotechnology in Plants
  • Plant Breeding
  • Microbiome for Food Production Solutions
  • …and much more!

For more information and to register, please visit http://www.ctl.cornell.edu/events/ifs/
Open to: All – Advanced registration is required.