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Executive peer groups often provide valuable external perspective (access required)

To understand the value that peer groups can provide to C-suite executives, we revisit an episode from the second season of “The West Wing.” Leo McGarry, John Spencer’s character in the show, is telling the following story: A man is ...

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ExPrimary’s health care technology aims to impact ‘every human’ (access required)

Advancing personalized health care is the mission of ExPrimary, a startup company in NextCorps’ Luminate NY program. By improving access to bioanalytical tools and information, ExPrimary strives to help consumers identify and catch diseases at an earlier, more treatable stage. ...

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Lumentek’s latest project: Portable UVC light to kill coronavirus (access required)

Lumentek Global already is bringing brighter light to area expressways and city streets. Now the firm would like to help people shine a potentially destructive light on the coronavirus. Lumentek Global, an LED lighting firm based in Henrietta, is preparing ...

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City to provide help for businesses impacted by weekend looting

Emergency grants and loans may be available to businesses in Rochester that were impacted by weekend looting vandalism after a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest escalated into civil unrest in the city and several Monroe County towns. The city of ...

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Greece makes grant money available to town’s small businesses (access required)

The town of Greece has launched a new initiative to provide assistance to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The GROW Greece Program is meant to grant support for businesses, retain jobs in the town, provide opportunities and work ...

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Cybersecurity and cloud consulting firm iV4 now part of ProArch (access required)

Information Technology and security firm iV4 of Rochestser has been sold to ProArch. ProArch is an Atlanta-based product engineering, data and cloud services firm that also has offices in London, Singapore and three in India. “This big step is about ...

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Existing innovation helping solve new challenges (access required)

There’s a YouTube video going around in which comedian Julie Nolke, sitting in her house in January 2020, looks up to see a future version of herself from April 2020 sitting across the table. “Future Julie” proceeds to tell “January ...

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Phase 2 of reopening begins now for Finger Lakes Region (access required)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo today gave permission to the Finger Lakes and four other regions in New York to proceed with Phase 2 of the economic reopening. That means offices, real estate, retail, hair salons and barbershops, automobiles sales, commercial building ...

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Creating the best future for your business after COVID-19 (access required)

One of the biggest uncertainties in this turbulent time is what the future of business after COVID-19 will look like. In today’s landscape, local business closures, plummeting stocks and furloughed employees are easy to see. Look a little deeper, though; ...

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With funding still available, Congress set to amend PPP rules, Morelle says (access required)

With around $100 billion in loan funding still available, Congress is working on revisions regarding how businesses can allot Paycheck Protection Program money provided through the CARES Act. Several new bills are under discussion that, if approved, would extend the ...

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Fed must continue to ensure business has access to credit, aid (access required)

Having already acted to ward off a potential catastrophic collapse of the global economy, the Federal Reserve is now focused on ensuring a rebound of the U.S. economy once the coronavirus pandemic subsides. The vast array of aid packages already ...

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Truth Collective emphasizes diversity with new scholarship fund (access required)

Truth Collective has always believed it’s important to be a part of the greater good. While very much a for-profit marketing agency, some of Truth Collective’s best work has been in collaboration with nonprofits. There was the Slaying Giants campaign ...

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Morelle: Congress must continue to invest in economic recovery (access required)

Health care and entertainment are among the many sectors of the economy that will require financial help as Congress considers another round of emergency funding to offset the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. But legislators also may consider a legal ...

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Reducing workplace density a must as offices prepare to reopen (access required)

Scaling down conference room capacity, installing touchless sensors and increasing the height of work-station dividers are among the practical applications businesses should consider as they move closer to reopening. Ensuring every precaution is taken to protect employees and visitors from ...

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