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News about tenant/clients of BIA/NYS member incubator programs.

NYS Comptroller visits RIT's Venture Creations and Vnomics, a graduate of its Clean Energy Business Incubator

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli toured our member the Venture Creations business incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology, as part of his statewide tour eplxaining the state pension fund's in-state private equity investment program. The comptroller also visited Pittsford-based Vnomics, a graduate of the NYSERDA-sponsored Clean Energy Business Incubator collcoated with and co-managed by Venture Creations. Vnomics is currently at 57 employees with plans to grow to 200 in the next five years.

For more information, please see the university's news release or the comptroller's news release

Graduations, publicity, and milestones for four clients of NYC ACRE cleantech incubator at NYU-Poly

Four recent updates from our supporting member the NYU-Poly incubator program and its NYSERDA-sponsored clean-energy incubator NYC ACRE:

  • Fox Business News highlights graduate Rentricity, a generator of renewable energy from building water systems, which attributes its success to NYC ACRE;
  • The same network also highlighted current client HEVO Power, which is developing an electric-vehicle-charging manhole cover, and selling test units to NYU-Poly;
  • NYC ACRE graduate Wind Analytics merged with Talco to become United Wind;
  • Honest Buildings became the newest NYC ACRE grad.

Party Headphones, student startup based at the Cornell Business & Technology Park, throws a 'silent party'

Party Headphones, a one-year-old student-initiated business that's a tenant of the Langmuir Lab at our member the Cornell Business & Technology Park, organized a live-music "silent party" on the Cornell Arts Quad. For the back story on silent parties, and a photo of the Cornell event, see the company's news release

Thermal Gradient graduates from HTR's Rochester BioVenture Center and enters expansion phase

Thermal Gradient, a venture-capital-backed developer of a microfluidics-based molecular diagnostic system, has graduated from the Rochester BioVenture Center incubator program, according to a news release from our supporting member High Tech Rochester, which operates the