Upstate Capital Annual Event

2021 Annual Awards Celebration

WHEN: December 8, 2021 | 4PM

WHERE: Arbor Loft: 17 Pitkin Street Rochester, NY

Register for this Event

Speakers:

Rami Katz Excell Partners
Keith Cleary ESL

Registration is open!


Join 200+ people active in VC + Growth and PE + M&A in Upstate NY on December 8 in Rochester. Annual Awards is Upstate Capital’s marquee event celebrating the successes of our community.  Please read Upstate Capital’s COVID policy by clicking here.

Tickets and Tables

  • Individual tickets: in-person tickets are $195 for guests and $150 for members, and online-only passes are $75 for guests and $30 for members

  • Table sponsorship – Receive eight (8) tickets and recognition at the event for your support for $1,500

  • Bundle membership & table sponsorship and save $250 – Get an Upstate Capital Corporate Membership for next year and a table at the Annual Awards Celebration for $2,000

Members: Email info@upstatecapital.org for your discount code!


Agenda

4:00PM

Registration + Networking

5:00PM

Program: Annual AwardsrnrnWe will recognize the people investing in companies, advising CEOs, and putting together deals that leverage private capital to launch, grow and strategically impact companies across New York.

6:00PM

Networking Celebration


Nominees


LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Michael McQueeney, Managing Partner Emeritus, Summer Street Capital Partners
One of Summer Street’s founding partners, Mike has over 30 years of experience investing in middle market companies. Mike oversaw the firm’s investment activities, operations, and investor relations

VC + Growth

RealEats

RealEats

United Aircraft Technologies, Inc.

Irfan Khan Circuit Clinical

Circuit Clinical

Michael Ciesielski Mimivax

MimiVax

TCG Player

TCG Player

PharmaSmart

PharmaSmart

Agapé

Ellicottville Greens

Blackbird AI

Council Rock

Private Equity + M&A

Hammer Packaging to Fort Dearborn

Hammer Packaging acquired by Fort Dearborn

Cloudcheckr acquired by NetApp

CloudCheckr

Caitec

Deathwish Coffee

Weco Manufacturing

Newbury Franklin acquired USA Sealing

Climate Tech

Shailesh Upreti, IMPERIUM

iM3NY

Bright Core Energy

Bright Core Energy

Charlotte Hamilton - Conamix

Conamix

Distributed Solar

Distributed Solar Development

Jon Strimling - CleanFiber

CleanFiber


Details

Join us as we highlight significant investments and transactions impacting our VC + Growth ecosystem and PE + M&A deal-making community. We will recognize the people investing in companies, advising CEOs, and putting together deals that leverage private capital to launch, grow and strategically impact companies across New York. You’ll be with early stage angel and seed, venture capital, growth equity, and middle market private equity investors, along with entrepreneurs, CEOs, M&A advisors and transaction professionals doing deals.

Together, we’ll raise a glass to congratulate companies and colleagues for their successes, and start valuable relationships to cultivate in the coming year. 

Audience

Over 200 entrepreneurs, CEOs, executives, investors and capital providers (angel, seed, venture, private equity, private debt and senior lenders), professional advisors (attorneys, accountants, investment bankers, consultants, and key stakeholders (local and regional press, local and state politicians)

Upstate Capital COVID Policy

Upstate Capital’s COVID policy is designed to help ensure that we can continue meeting in-person with confidence in our safety precautions. 

All guests, upon picking up name tags at the registration desk, will be asked either to show proof of vaccination, or evidence of a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the event.

We thank you for your cooperation as we navigate this challenging environment together.

Sponsors


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