Winners of the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge announced
by Emily Hessney
We are excited to announce that Empire Medicinals, a Rochester startup company in the field of healthcare, is the winner of the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge.
The announcement was made today at the 9th annual Celebration of Entrepreneurship Luncheon held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Rochester, attended by approximately 300 of the area’s business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors... Read more here.
Eight early-stage companies have been selected as semi-finalists in the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge from among the 35 companies that entered the competition in January. The eight semi-finalists are competing for more than $40,000 in cash and prizes.
From this group, five finalists will be selected by a selection panel and announced on March 31st; finalist companies will present their business pitches to a panel of judges on the morning of April 27th in an event open to the public at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rochester...read more here.