Impellent partners with world-class founders to solve the toughest problems through technology enabled businesses. By pairing capital and connectivity to great entrepreneurs, the firm helps accelerate innovation–starting with support at the earliest stage through exit. https://www.impellent.vc/
Kiva Rochester is a partnership between the City of Rochester and Kiva, the world’s largest crowdfunded microlender. Since August of 2016, Kiva Rochester has worked to provide Rochester small business owners and entrepreneurs with zero (0) percent interest loans of $10,000 or less to help grow or launch their business. Kiva’s mission is to expand […]
Excell Partners is a unique regional economic development partnership established in cooperation with the University of Rochester and the State of New York to manage a state-supported fund which provides pre-seed and seed stage financing to high-tech start-up companies in the Upstate New York region.
The RIT Venture Fund was capitalized with $3.5 Million and will strive to build a diversified portfolio of early and later stage companies. The total average investment per company is expected to be $300-400K and will typically be made in multiple tranches upon achievement of certain milestones or as appropriate, at the discretion of the […]
Safar Partners is a new venture capital/growth capital fund focused on commercializing technologies in the cleantech, advanced materials, life sciences, artificial intelligence, and robotic industries. Primary focus of deal flow is companies spun out of MIT, Harvard, and the University of Rochester.
The Venture Jobs Foundation is a 501.c.3 public charity that invests in small businesses bringing jobs to distressed neighborhoods. We organize events addressing knowledge or skills important to the growth of regional businesses. The Venture Jobs Foundation is taking applications for its Rochester Fund, which is a micro-enterprise loan fund, in partnership with the City […]