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First Friday at The Center sponsored by 76West
March 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Are you an Entrepreneur? Creative? A Butcher, a Baker, a Candlestick maker? A Student? A Businessperson? Are you ready to be part of a community invested in growing Binghamton?
Then join us for our first First Friday Open House at The Center!
This event is sponsored by 76West.
76West is an unparalleled competition focused on attracting entrepreneurs and resources from New York State, the US, and around the world, to build clean energy businesses and jobs in New York State’s Southern Tier Region. The competition offers $10 million in prize money including a $1 million top prize and support services and incubator space to all winners. Sponsored by NYSERDA and administered by the Southern Tier Startup Alliance, 76West is a great opportunity to inject our already-strong regional entrepreneurial ecosystem with new forward-thinking companies and innovations. Learn more at www.nyserda.ny.gov/76west
Be a part of the positive energy in Binghamton and join us as we welcome:
Mayor Rich David, City of Binghamton
The 76West Team
Nasir Ali, Upstate Venture Connect – “Building the next great Upstate Company”.
Upstate has a history of companies that dominated world markets (Kodak, GE, IBM to name a few). Learn about Upstate’s emerging startup ecosystem and the people helping entrepreneurs reach their full potential in Upstate NY. Nasir Ali is the co-founder and CEO of Upstate Venture Connect, a non-profit organization building a highly connected entrepreneur network across Upstate communities. Nasir also leads the Seed Capital Fund of CNY and StartFast Venture Accelerator. He oversees a portfolio of more than 30 companies that have raised more than $80 million of investment capital to date.
Binghamton Brewing Co. will be on tap to provide some of their signature brews and we’ve got some great eats from California Grill. And when we wrap up – stay downtown and enjoy First Friday!