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Experts on family business coming for Sept. 24 symposium (access required)

While almost 70 percent of family-owned businesses want to pass the company onto the next generation, only about 30 percent achieve that. And when it comes to the fourth generation, only about 3 percent make it that far. A symposium ...

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Saratoga Pharmacy text program recognized by Digital Pharmacist (access required)

Saratoga Pharmacy has been recognized by Digital Pharmacist for having the best “text reminder adherence program” among more than 7,500 independent pharmacists across the country. Digital Pharmacist is a software company that powers digital communications and adherence solutions for pharmacies. ...

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Three local or soon-to-be local companies are finalists for Grow-NY competition (access required)

Eighteen finalists, including three from the Rochester area, have been selected in the first round of the state’s Grow-NY food and agriculture innovation competition. Competitors must present their business plans for consideration in a competition to win a top prize ...

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Improving work-family balance the goal of startup Arkatecht (access required)

Becoming a parent spurs numerous life changes. Suddenly, everything revolves around the newborn and life is never the same. Yasmin Mattox learned this firsthand, and it was motherhood that was the catalyst for her business. After Mattox and her husband, ...

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KJT Group is now employee-owned (access required)

KJT Group, an evidence-based consulting firm in Honeoye Falls, has become an employee-owned company. Founder and CEO Kenneth J. Tomaszewski informed employees that the firm was sold to the Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Trust (ESOP), a benefit plan that ...

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OnCell expands with acquisition of Tour Buddy (access required)

OnCell, the Pittsford-based maker of tour apps, has added another competitor to its own portfolio by acquiring the Tour Buddy platform. The acquisition of Tour Buddy, based in Savannah, Ga., strengthens OnCell’s position in the self-guided mobile tour app space. ...

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Startup Summit will unite entrepreneurs (access required)

A half-day conference for startups is coming to Geva Theatre on Oct. 24. Startup Summit, based in Raleigh, N.C., is expanding to Rochester and will host the event that is meant to educate, inspire and connect Rochester entrepreneurs. There are ...

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Accomplished saleswoman makes her own way with training firm (access required)

Cindi Crowley was as surprised as the person on the other end of the phone when she declined a lucrative job offer. The price was right, she got along well with management and it was a sensible move in her ...

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Coast Professional lands on Inc. 5000 for sixth consecutive year (access required)

Coast Professional just keeps growing, and the Geneseo-based firm continues to do so faster than most companies in the area. For the sixth consecutive year, Coast Professional landed on the Inc. 5000, a ranking of the fastest-growing, privately held, for ...

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Companies changing logos in support of climate fight (access required)

  Rochester People’s Climate Coalition is trying to go viral like the Ice Bucket Challenge did, but with melting instead of freezing. And instead of curing a disease, the group is aiming to cure the planet of climate change by ...

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Maynard joining forces with JK Executive Strategies (access required)

Ann Maynard, who headed Maynard HR Consulting, is joining forces with JK Executive Strategies LLC, effective Thursday. Maynard will be vice president of the human resources services division, overseeing client on-site HR consulting engagements as well as compliance services and ...

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Tipping Point promotes three to leadership roles (access required)

The leadership team at Tipping Point Communications, a certified New York State woman-owned business, has grown with the addition of Jamie Frumusa, Megan Connor Murphy and Melissa Yacuzzo. Frumusa has been promoted to director of public relations. She has been ...

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