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Cyber-attacks have become widespread in the United States in all industries, and manufacturing is no different. Learn how to protect your business at the September 15, 2016 cybersecurity workshop for manufacturers, hosted by the Mohawk Valley regional Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) center, the Advanced Institute for Manufacturing (AIM), and Mohawk Valley Community College at the thINCubator in Utica, NY. The event will offer education, awareness and solutions to malicious attacks, and includes hands-on workshops, a lineup of presenters, and a…Find out more »
Self-guided food stations, local beer and wine, and more. Meet local growers and producers. This event is SOLD OUT!Find out more »
It's the latest in our ongoing series of conversations with entrepreneurs. We'll be talking with Dennis Coughlin & Chris Giambrone from Coughlin Giambrone LLC - a boutique investment firm in Utica. Dennis & Chris will respond to YOUR questions about building a successful firm with their experience growing a business for over 20 years, and how to achieve that work-life balance with living a life you can be proud to look back on. Learn how you can build a business while balancing it…Find out more »
Griffiss Institute and Wasabi Ventures are pleased to invite you to join selected startups of Fall 2016 Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) The Commercialization Academy class as they pitch a panel of judges and the audience on the companies they have built around Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI) technology. A live audience and a judges’ vote will be held, with a cash prize to be given to each of the two winners of the two best pitches of…Find out more »
We’re hosting a new event called the Idea Lab aimed exclusively at college students in the Mohawk Valley. All majors are welcome! Ever wonder where great business ideas or innovative solutions come from? This event will focus on learning rapid ideation (brainstorming) and coming up with solutions to various problems put forth by the group. For those who have their own business ideas or want to take next steps, we’ll also have information available on the NYS Business Plan Competition…Find out more »
We're hosting the Mohawk Valley Chamber New Member Mixer at thINCubator. Open to existing chamber members and potential new members. Visit MVchamber.org to sign up.Find out more »
We're organizing a group of thINCers to head to a talk by Sasha Fisher at Hamilton College. If you're interested in not-for-profit work, social enterprise or micro finance it's an opportunity to hear from someone who is making waves in all of those arenas. Sasha Fisher is a Forbes Top 30 Under 30 social entrepreneur who founded Spark MicroGrants in East Africa. Unlike international aid agencies, Spark seeks to make local communities the initiators and enactors of change within their…Find out more »
We believe in “practice what you preach” so we are discovering our Inner Genius RIGHT NOW at thINC before we launch it to you. What is Inner Genius? When you join Inner Genius you will be a part of a group that will meet for 6 weeks and will help you build a roadmap to execute on your dreams whether you’re considering a career move, starting your own venture, continuing your education or pursuing a promotion. Regardless of your reason, discovering…Find out more »
The Downtown Startup Challenge will be hosted at the thINCubator on October 4th!
The thINCubator teamed up with The Community Foundation to bring you the Finals of the Downtown Startup Challenge where 3 local entrepreneurs will pitch their downtown business plans for a panel of judges and compete for $30,000 in seed funding. These teams have been working all summer to put together plans to build a better downtown and they're excited to share their ideas with our attendees! Don't miss it!
Stovetop to Storefront is 1-day workshop for new entrepreneurs or those who have a food-related product they'd like to bring to market.
Over the course of the workshop we'll discuss Product Development, Food Safety, Rules & Regulations, Labeling/Packaging requirements and best practices for marketing your product once it's developed.
No experience necessary. Lunch will be served. You'll leave with the insights on how to take your secret recipe from the stovetop to the storefront.Find out more »