Join us Friday, September 24 at 3 p.m. for our next Startup Social in the LaunchPad with Jeff Fuchsberg L’10 , Vice President of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at CenterState CEO, the regional engine for business leadership and economic development. The in-person conversation over pizza will include info on The Tech Garden incubator in Downtown Syracuse, a NYS-designated Innovation Hot Spot, and home to many of our area’s leading support programs for entrepreneurs, including GENIUS NY, the CleanTech Center, and Grants for Growth. Jeff manages the Tech Garden and its signature funding programs for startups in the greater Syracuse region. He is very interested particularly interested in connecting Syracuse University student startups with the regional innovation ecosystem.
Jeff got his start at the SU Innovation Law Center and a CASE center law school intern working for Blue Highway, a spinout of Welch Allyn located on campus at CASE, worked his way to intellectual property manager, then was recruited to the founding team of a medtech incubator on the border in El Paso, TX, before returning to Central New York to serve as Director of GENIUS NY.
He is looking forward to sharing his experiences as a student interested in innovation and entrepreneurship, programs available through the Tech Garden, and some learning acquired along his journey.
The event is open to all. For more information: LaunchPad@syr.edu