CenterState CEO selects six finalists for Genius NY business competition

Posted on January 23, 2017

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Genius NY, a business-accelerator program at the Syracuse Technology Garden, on Thursday introduced six finalists that will compete for the competition’s $2.75 million in prizes.

CenterState CEO, which operates Genius NY and the Tech Garden, selected the companies from a pool of 250 submissions, the organization said in a news release. They’re developing “innovations” in the unmanned-aircraft systems (UAS) and internet of things (IoT) sectors.

CenterState CEO will announce the grand prizes at an event in March, where teams will compete by pitching their technologies to a panel of judges.

The organization will then award three grand-prize investments of $1 million, $600,000, and $400,000 during that occasion.

It’ll award the remaining runner-up teams an investment of $250,000 each...

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