The Tech Garden and Upstate Capital hosted Upstate on the Lake at The Sherwood Inn in Skaneateles for technology startups and investors from around New York state. The event showcased promising entrepreneurs and gave investors a chance to learn more about the innovation happening in one of Central New York’s premier incubators.
Iterate Labs has successfully developed the first industrial wearable that provides data driven solutions for worker safety. Iterate Labs, a TTG member and Growth Fund recipient, recently announced their successful pilot programs and their desire to expand their company.
Growing tech company, Density, first to use space for product assembly
Density to create 15 jobs, doubling its local workforce as result of the hardware center
Today, CenterState CEO, Density, as well as Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon and Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh, formally opened The Tech Garden’s new hardware center. Density, which was founded in 2014 in Syracuse, builds an anonymous workplace analytics solution to count foot traffic in and out of businesses. It is the first Tech Garden member to utilize the new space.
Edison Innovative Power LLC (EIP), a TTG member and Clean Tech Center participant, recently announced it has been selected for the New York State Clean Energy Internship Program.
Central to the GENIUS NY accelerator experience is intentional integration with the local business community. As the GENIUS teams ultimately graduate from the accelerator into the business community, building partnerships, making new business connections, and gaining exposure to collaboration opportunities are integral to their growth.
WexEnergy is a woman owned business and proud that WindowSkins are 100% manufactured in New York State and the USA.
WexEnergy, a TTG member and Clean Tech Center participant, recently announced that the company has started shipping its first WindowSkin orders. WindowSkin is an affordable window upgrade which takes a single-pane window to double-pane energy efficiency and a double-pane window to triple-pane energy efficiency at about 15% of the cost of window replacements. At this time, WindowSkins are being sold into the property management
and educational building markets. The company anticipates opening sales to consumers in about 18-24
The Tech Garden’s Ideation Workshop traveled north to SUNY Oswego’s first Penfield Library Grand Challenges Makeathon. The workshop took place before the Makeathon for students to learn how ideas are made, assessed and realized into sustainable businesses. It also explored and demonstrated topics including brainstorming, problem identification, self-awareness, idea selection, validation and concept development.
Mentis Technologies, LLC, a cybersecurity startup company, recently announced that they were selected as the recipient of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract. This is Mentis Technologies’ second SBIR award to develop innovative cybersecurity solutions for the nation’s Air Force. This phase of the SBIR includes conducting a feasibility study to determine the effectiveness of potential or existing commercial or defense solution(s) to protect Cyber Physical Systems (CPS).
Iterate Labs has been participating in New York City's Entrepreneur's Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) since the beginning of the year. Iterate Labs is an IOT company for workplace safety. The company’s smart glove and software platform collects and analyzes biomechanics data to alert workers and managers of injury risk and fatigue. Their algorithms and AI bring data-driven solutions to outdated, insufficient industrial safety practices.
Lake Effect Applications, a Syracuse, NY based company, launched its newest mobile game this week, Trigger Fist: Global Operations Assault Team (G.O.A.T). Lake Effect’s first game, StickBo, reached number one on the app store in 2010. The follow up, Trigger Fist, which has over 23 million downloads to date, changed people’s minds on what was possible on mobile devices in 2012. Today, with the proliferation of traditional PC and console style games such as Fortnite and PUBG entering the mobile space, Trigger Fist G.O.A.T. demonstrates Lake Effect’s ability to craft a game that is appropriate for mobile devices while still delivering what gamers want.