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5 Keys to Startup & Venture Capital Success, featuring Martin Babinec

April 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

The Ain Center welcomes Martin Babinec – Founder of TriNet and Founder/Chairman of Upstate Venture Connect – to deliver the Spring 2019 Ain Center Lecture. Martin will speak about his entrepreneurial experiences, as well as his background as an investor in upstate New York.

Martin Babinec founded TriNet  a Silicon Valley-based company in 1988, serving as CEO for 20 years and continues as a board director. TriNet’s cloud-based HR services now cover 17,000+ clients, generates $4B+ annual revenue and the company went public on NYSE in 2014. Martin is a champion for entrepreneurship and economic development in upstate New York. He is Managing Director of UpVentures Capital,  Founder/Chairman of non profit Upstate Venture Connect, Co-Founder/Chairman of StartFast Venture Accelerator and has other leadership roles helping organizations connect entrepreneurs to resources nationally and globally. He is a past recipient of Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

This event is free and open to the University community and the general public. Attendees should register online in advance or call (585) 276-3500. Those who register in advance will receive a complimentary River Campus parking pass.


April 8
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


University of Rochester


Ain Center for Entrepreneurship
1-211 Carol Simon Hall
Rochester, NY 14627 United States
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