Bank volatility impact survey and information resources

At Upstate Capital, we are closely monitoring the situation with Silicon Valley Bank and banks more generally. SVB’s failure on March 10 caused shock waves that continue to ripple through the US banking system. Many companies, startups and investment firms alike, are facing challenges in a funding environment that is already difficult.  If you are […]

Apply to Pitch – Startup Showcase at VENTURE NY

Venture NY: Upstate Capital’s annual early-stage event featuring the NYBPC Finals Date & Time: April 27, 2023, 12pm – 7pm (4:00 PM Startup Showcase)Location: The OnCenter: 800 South State St. Syracuse, NY 13202 About the Event: Since 2003, the Upstate Capital Association of New York has connected the investment community advancing the mission of expanding […]


Upstate Capital Announces Winners of the 2022 Annual Awards

Upstate Capital hosted its 7th Annual Awards Celebration to celebrate the investment ecosystem across Upstate New York. The marquee event highlights the most interesting deals and most active dealmakers across the State in seed, venture, private equity and corporate finance. Over 100 companies and individuals were nominated from all across New York State for awards that recognize individuals and teams that build businesses and conduct transactions.

RSVP: Founder Roundtable

Upstate Capital and Grasshopper Bank are hosting the next Founder Roundtable on Thursday, December 15th from 12PM – 1:30PM virtually on Zoom, focusing on startup fundraising going into 2023. This is an invitation-only event to discuss the dynamics of fundraising in today’s environment, as we see lower valuations, slower fundraises and more conservative investor sentiments […]


Founder Roundtable: Fundraising in Uncertain Times

Upstate Capital and Grasshopper Bank are hosting the next Founder Roundtable on Thursday, December 15th to discuss startup fundraising going into 2023. Founder Roundtables are designed for Seed and Series A founders leading companies to gather in a closed-door setting to meet and exchange ideas. Roundtables are organic in nature, and founders are invited to […]