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RIT’s Venture Creations incubator to move downtown (access required)


Rochester Institute of Technology’s Venture Creations business incubator plans to relocate its headquarters to Rochester’s Downtown Innovation Zone. The organization has been located on John Street in Henrietta, but in December will relocate to 40 Franklin St. downtown, within sight of ...

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GRE accepting applications for Economic Gardening program (access required)

Sprout growing on glass piggy bank in saving money concept with

Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc. is accepting applications for its expanded Economic Gardening program. The program is designed to accelerate business growth across the Greater Rochester region. Nearly 200 companies have participated in the program to date, creating 1,625 new jobs ...

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TechRochester creates IT scholarship program (access required)


TechRochester has partnered with COMIDA and Monroe County to create new scholarships to help those impacted by job loss during the coronavirus pandemic. The scholarship program will help individuals obtain IT certification, opening new avenues to employment. COMIDA will provide ...

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Mixed-use redevelopment project begins in downtown Batavia (access required)

The city of Batavia's proposed Downtown Revitalization Initiative area

Construction has begun on a $2.5 million mixed-use redevelopment project in Batavia as part of the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The Ellicott Place project, which was awarded $1.15 million through Batavia’s $10 million 2017 DRI win, will improve a nearly ...

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