Start Up New York's Executive Vice President Leslie Whatley is on a public relations campaign they're calling the Opportunity Tour that recently brought her to Rochester.
The city seems like a good place to boast the potential of the program. The first business created is right downtown, on Franklin Street. Datto, the cloud computing company, currently employs over 40 full-time staff.
Leaders of Start Up NY report over a hundred businesses have come out of the program since it started last year, 12 of them in the Finger Lakes region.