ithaca http://wrvo.org en Haitian connection integral to upstate couple's business model http://wrvo.org/post/haitian-connection-integral-upstate-couples-business-model <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many new startup companies end up running their new business out of their homes, and that's the case for </span>Stephane<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jean-Baptiste and </span>Yve-Car<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Momperousse<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who live and work in Ithaca, New York.</span></p><p>Their <a href="http://www.kreyolessence.com/" target="_blank">sustaining business model</a> relies heavily on their relationship with the land and people of Haiti.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:12:00 +0000 Innovation Trail 57577 at http://wrvo.org Haitian connection integral to upstate couple's business model Awards JumpStart opportunities for small businesses in New York http://wrvo.org/post/awards-jumpstart-opportunities-small-businesses-new-york <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The <a href="http://www.ccmr.cornell.edu/" target="_blank">Cornell Center for Material Research</a> (CCMR) in Ithaca, has announced the winners for the Fall 2012 JumpStart program. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:37:11 +0000 Kate O'Connell 26676 at http://wrvo.org Climbing robots take on dangers of high-elevation work http://wrvo.org/post/climbing-robots-take-dangers-high-elevation-work <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>International Climbing Machines (ICM) has its headquarters in a shabby warehouse on the outskirts of Ithaca.</p><p>The workshop is hardly bigger than a three-car garage. Metal shelves filled with spare parts line the walls, and in one corner there&rsquo;s enough space for company president Sam Maggio to show off his device.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:51:49 +0000 Matt Richmond 23123 at http://wrvo.org Climbing robots take on dangers of high-elevation work Can two Ithaca lawyers keep fracking out of New York state? http://wrvo.org/post/can-two-ithaca-lawyers-keep-fracking-out-new-york-state <p>The fate of hydraulic fracturing in New York is still being determined&nbsp;by state regulators.</p><p>But that doesn&rsquo;t mean municipalities aren&rsquo;t taking action.</p><p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 18:10:51 +0000 Matt Richmond 20857 at http://wrvo.org Can two Ithaca lawyers keep fracking out of New York state? Public hearings on hydrofracking set to start Wednesday http://wrvo.org/post/public-hearings-hydrofracking-set-start-wednesday <p>The Department of Environmental Conservation begins holding hearings on the rules that would govern hydrofracking this week. New Yorkers have watched closely as fracking has unfolded in Pennsylvania and some are wary that environmental abuses could happen here &iquest; while others are eager for the economic boom drilling could bring. The Innovation Trail&#39;s Matt Richmond reports.<br /><br />Libby Foust lives on a quiet gravel road outside Ithaca, in a farmhouse with a 360 degree view of green hills, woods and grain silos.<br /> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 13:16:43 +0000 Matt Richmond 9401 at http://wrvo.org