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Author Archives: Dick Moss

Special products editor at the Rochester Business Journal/The Daily Record

Startup’s partnership with RIT, venture capital firm could serve as a model (access required)

Matthew Hartensveld, a Ph.D. student in KGCOE has worked to vertically combine a nanowire GaN Static Induction Transistor (SIT) with a nanowire LED. Here he works in a clean room with different samples of the glass. (Provided photo)

A Rochester-based startup company has joined forces with a local university and venture capital firm to form a partnership that could serve as a model for future growth in the region, according to those involved. Innovation Semiconductor Inc. recently completed ...

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New York state mandates paid sick leave starting in 2021 (access required)

Stephanie Caffera

Starting January 1, 2021, nearly all employers in New York must offer paid sick leave to their employees under recently enacted New York Labor Law § 196-b. Even the smallest employers must offer at least unpaid leave. Sick leave under ...

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Bills legend Kyle Williams not surprised by strong start

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Kyle Williams hasn’t had any second thoughts about his decision to retire last December. Sure, it would have been a blast to be a part of the Buffalo Bills’ 5-2—soon to be 6-2—start on their way to a likely playoff ...

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Evolving downtown Q and A: Christopher Mannelli

Christopher Mannelli, executive director of Geva Theatre

To help track the impact of downtown’s ongoing evolution, the RBJ asked three stakeholders for comments. Monday: Sharon Napier, founder and partner at Partners + Napier. Tuesday: Sergio Esteban, CEO of LaBella Associates. Today: Christopher Mannelli, executive director of Geva ...

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Evolving downtown Q and A: Sergio Esteban

Sergio Esteban, CEO of LaBella Associates  (Provided photo)

To help track the impact of downtown’s ongoing evolution, the RBJ asked three stakeholders for comments. Monday: Sharon Napier, founder and partner at Partners + Napier. Today: Sergio Esteban, CEO of LaBella Associates. Wednesday: Christopher Mannelli, executive director of Geva Theatre.  ...

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Downtown learns to morph into Festival City

Plasticiens Volants’ 2017 BIG BANG at Parcel 5 during the Fringe Festival. (Photo by Erich Camping)

The Roc Holiday Village, Rochester Fringe Festival and Super City Rochester have all taken root in downtown Rochester in recent years, combining with other long-time attractions to create an expansive variety of entertainment and events in the city’s core downtown. ...

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Evolving downtown Q and A: Sharon Napier

Sharon Napier, founder and partner, Partners + Napier. (Provided photo)

To help track the impact of downtown’s ongoing evolution, the RBJ asked three stakeholders for comments. First up, Sharon Napier, founder and partner at Partners + Napier. Tuesday: Sergio Esteban, CEO of LaBella Associates; Wednesday: Christopher Mannelli, executive director of ...

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