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GENIUS NY Increases Investments in Program’s Third Round

Five companies will now receive $3 million in investments and participate in a year-long accelerator Teams will compete for one of five investments including a $1 million top prize and four awards of $500K each. Syracuse – GENIUS NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden, announced a new investment structure for round…

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Round Three of GENIUS NY Competition Announced

Applications Open For Round Three of the World’s Largest Drone Competition Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that applications are now open for the third round of GENIUS NY– the world’s largest business competition focused on unmanned systems. Building on regional industry strengths and emerging opportunities, the business competition targets companies in the unmanned aerial, ground, and…

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GENIUS NY Announces sixteen Semi-Finalists Companies in Unmanned Systems to Compete for Investments totaling $3 Million

GENIUS NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden, announced sixteen teams are semi-finalists in the competition’s second round. The companies, which are developing innovations in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, were selected from a highly-competitive pool of more than 250 submissions to compete for $3 million in investments. Of the sixteen…

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GENIUS NY 2.0 Gaining Global Attention

On the heels of GENIUS NY’s round 1 success, the program is seeing ongoing interest from companies across the globe as it closes its application period for a second round of funding. GENIUS NY received more than 250 submissions for next year’s competition and has gained stronger brand awareness in the global unmanned aerial systems…

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