VentureWorks students conceive and develop business ideas, revising and analyzing them until they arrive at commercialization plans. A number of startups have been created by students in the VentureWorks program.
CyberVision ( 2020 New York Business Plan Competition Finalist )
Video intelligence technologies to assist people who are visually impaired.
Green Plan Redemption
Reverse vending machine that adds meal plan balances for every bottle recycled.
Jewelry with safety features, such as emergency contact and local authority buttons.
A website designed to connect shadow experience-seekers with professionals and trades in
their aspiring fields.
Nutritious protein filled ready-to-eat meals sold directly in gyms.
Geneseo Gaming Convention event with eSports tournaments and competitions.
AgTech & Food: Hydroponic Hops for Craft Brewing Industry
AgTech & Food: Nutrition Bar for a Healthy Biome
Energy & Environment: Ionic Wind for AeroPropulsion
Energy & Environment: GreenWall for Wastewater Treatment
Military & First Responders: Flight Data Tracker for Transmitting Plane Date in Real Time
Military & First Responders: Pre-planning Tools for First Responders
SW/IT: App that provides Blueprints to Firefighters
Energy/Clean Tech: Early warning tools for Harmful Algal Bloom outbreaks in freshwater lakes
Advanced Technology: Wireless Charging Station for Robotic Devices
Products: Baby Car Alarm
The Forgotten Chest
Services: Vintage Clothing Resale Shop
Social Entrepreneurship: Smart Water Bottles w/Charitable Component
I-Corps: MAGnifying Indirect Attachment for Ophthalmoscopes
Biotech/IT: Migraine headache smart pack
Energy: Green synthesis for green chemicals
Advanced Technology: A haptic feedback game controller.
Products: Highly digestible protein bars
Services: Musical sonification of financial/stock market data
Stand Up Leadership
Social Entrepreneurship: On-campus leadership conferences as a recruiting tool for colleges
Biotech: Autumn berries as a nutriceutical, source of lycopenes
Phoenix Pioneer Products
Energy: Compresser kit to upcycle waste papers into fire starter logs
Energy: Solar thermal clothes dryer
Advanced Technology/Nanotech: Golf ball finder to track sliced balls
Software/Information Technology: Online subscription service delivering monthly food kits
Products & Services: Hot sauce for buffalo chicken wings
Social Entrepreneurship: Fair Trade chocolate company
Biotech: Smart diapers for toilet training children with autism
Biotech: Wearable tools for gait recovery after surgery or stroke
Biotech: Useful medical "tschotches" for advertising clinical practices
Energy: Renewable energy from pelleted switchgrass
Advanced Technology/Nanotech: DNA taggants for anti-counterfeiting applications
Ashley Parrington Co
Products & Services: Unique jewelry
Veloxity (aka SpreedTrap)
Products & Services: Speed-enhancing athletic device
Secrets of Cleopatra
Products & Services: Skin-care lotions made from goat milk
Software/Information Technology: e-Harmony type match-making services for study abroad
Biotech: Diagnostic force-plate system for assessing equine musculoskeletal health
Software/Information Technology: Online marketplace for students to sell and exchange goods and services
Software/Information Technology: Geneseo self-operated bookstore with technology station
Products & Services: Online book publishing for SUNY authors
Products & Services: e-Harmony type match-making services for study abroad
Products & Services:
Finger Lakes Opera
Social Entreprenuership: Summer Opera Company
Nicaraguan Natural Goods
Social Entreprenuership: Nicaraguan baskets plus other imported goods for sale on college campuses