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High Tech Rochester Starts Accelerator Program for Software Developers

softwaredevelopmentHigh Tech Rochester starts new accelerator program for software developers looking to commercialize their concepts.

Modeled after the highly successful Lean LaunchPad program developed at Stanford University and funded locally by a grant from the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation, the HTR LaunchPad is unique to upstate New York and is accepting applications

A “new media” application*:  every software developer has one in the works, so the question is, how to make it commercially successful?

This is one of the questions the new HTR LaunchPad will address in its first program, beginning in February of 2013.  The program is for software and web-based teams and entrepreneurs developing new software applications for new media:  internet-based systems, mobile apps, and enterprise software products including those for smart phones, portable web-based devices, more traditional markets and technologies, larger scale enterprise IT, and “cloud” computing.

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