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A Startup Blooms as More Americans Embrace Gardening

It’s no surprise that gardening became immensely popular during the pandemic, as more Americans turned to their own backyards for solace and to break up the monotony of working and learning from home. In 2020, the demand for plants and...

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Firelight Camps Offers Opportunity to Invest

Rev member and Ithaca-gem, Firelight Camps, launched a Wefunder campaign, giving anyone interested, the opportunity to invest in the popular Upstate New York glamping site. Equity raised through the campaign will allow Firelight Camps to continue growing—the startup aims to...

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Bennett Thomas

New Entrepreneur in Residence: Bennett Thomas

Bennett Thomas is the latest Entrepreneur in Residence to join Rev: Ithaca Startup Works. Thomas is the co-founder and General Partner of Triple Impact Capital, an early-stage venture capital fund investing in startups providing products and services that drive financial,...

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Four office scenes from Rev: Ithaca Startup Works featuring the waiting area, workspaces, and the hardware accelerator workshop.

Enjoy Rev While Working Remotely

We understand that many of our Rev members, stakeholders, staff, and community members are missing visiting and working at Rev right now, so we have put together a collection of photos of the Rev workspace for you to use as...

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New Rev Program Helps Startups Overcome the Valley of Death

The valley of death—or the point at which startups stall out on their journeys to success—is a massive obstacle for entrepreneurs making physical or hardware products, particularly when they make the jump to manufacturing their product and producing units on...

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2019 Rev in Review: Members Create 136 New Jobs

In 2019, Rev: Ithaca Startup Works celebrated its sixth anniversary and continued to make good on its core mission of positively impacting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Ithaca and the surrounding region, by providing new and growing businesses with mentorship, workspace, and startup resources. “Our...

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New Entrepreneur in Residence: Alex Hagen

Alex Hagen is the latest startup mentor to join Rev: Ithaca Startup Works as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR). Hagen, a serial entrepreneur who has worked in the clean energy, high-volume manufacturing, medical, pharmaceutical, and horticulture industries, brings over 14 years of operational, financial, and...

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Ursa co-founder and COO, Julie Baker, presents at the Networking@Rev: Women in Tech & Entrepreneurship event in July 2019.

Ursa Launches China Macro, Giving Insight into Chinese Economy

This week, Ursa Space Systems, a Rev member that specializes in providing geospatial intelligence solutions, announced the launch of China Macro, their newest product. Leveraging their expertise in satellite radar technology, specifically Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Ursa is able to monitor 23 oil...

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A crowd of entrepreneurs mingle over food and drinks at the Rev offices.

September Networking Night: Fast Pitches and Fresh Faces

Speed dating appeals to some because it cuts to the chase and brings together people seeking connections. Rev’s September networking night, Fast Pitches and Fresh Faces, fulfilled a similar role for Ithaca’s entrepreneurial community. Many students were in attendance for this...

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