Category Archives: Public

M&A Advisor Series: Event Recap

On March 23, the M&A community, including regional corporate transaction professionals, business owners and company executives, came together at the Opalka Gallery in Albany for Upstate Capital’s debut M&A Advisor Series.  Knowledgeable professionals and executives spoke about the fundamentals of business valuation, the M&A process, and personal experiences both making acquisitions and selling companies. Invited […]

Event Recap: Invest NY: Health

Over 130 people came together in-person and online for Upstate Capital’s event, Invest NY: Health on March 3, 2022 at the Center of Excellence for Bioinformatics and Life Sciences at the University of Buffalo. Upstate Capital members can access all the content videos here. The Invest NY program, sponsored by NYSTAR and produced by Upstate Capital, […]

Buffalo Private Equity Summit Recap

On Wednesday, November 3 2021, Upstate Capital hosted the Buffalo Private Equity Summit at Resurgence Brewing Company in Buffalo, NY. This event featured four panels with investors, dealmakers and M&A professionals, as well as opportunities to network. Upstate Capital would like to thank our sponsors KeyBank, Graycliff Partners, Freed Maxick, Hamilton Lane, Pine Street Capital […]

Invest NY: Climate Tech Event Recap

On Thursday, October 14 2021, Upstate Capital and NYSTAR presented Invest NY: Climate Tech to highlight innovation working to help decarbonize the economy. This event featured two panels with investors and entrepreneurs, as well as opportunities to network. To kick off the event, thirteen startup companies delivered three-minute pitches to investors from New York and […]

Invest NY: Women’s Health Event Recap

On Thursday, September 16 2021, Upstate Capital and NYSTAR presented Invest NY: Women’s Health to emphasize the recent expansion in funding within the industry. The event featured and connected startups that are innovating in FemTech with investors and CEOs.  To start the day off, eleven startups that are innovating in the Women’s Health industry and […]

Event Recap: The 2021 Saratoga Forum

On August 4 – 5, 2021, Upstate Capital hosted an exclusive event for our Board of Directors, annual sponsors and invited guests in Saratoga Springs. The Saratoga Forum consisted of two days of curated content including CEO and investor conversations and exceptional networking with M&A and PE professionals, entrepreneurs, C-suite executives and industry leaders.  On […]

Invest NY: Future of Aerospace and Defense Event Recap

On July 8, 2021, Upstate Capital, NYSTAR and the Innovare Advancement Center at Griffiss Institute presented Invest NY: Future of Aerospace and Defense to bring together investors and dealmakers with entrepreneurs and startups. Over 175 people participated online and in-person in the hybrid event.  To kick off the event, 15 startups that are innovating in […]

Invest NY: Future of Food Event Recap

On June 10, 2021, Upstate Capital and NYSTAR presented Invest NY: Future of Food  to highlight the food and agtech industry and innovation in Upstate New York. Over 200 members from established food and beverage companies, suppliers, investors, and dealmakers came together with entrepreneurs and startups to participate in the online event.  The event was sponsored by NYSTAR, 29 […]

Verizon 5G Labs to Keynote at Invest NY: Industry 4.0

Joshua Ness, Senior Manager at Verizon 5G Labs, has been announced as the keynote speaker for Invest NY: Industry 4.0, presented by Upstate Capital and NYSTAR. The event takes place online on March 25, 2021.  Verizon 5G Labs partners with enterprises, startups and academic teams to drive innovation around 5G concepts. 5G is replacing 4G […]

Event Recap: Entrepreneurs and Investors Growing More Good Jobs in Local Communities

On November 4, 2020, Upstate Capital hosted Entrepreneurs and Investors Growing More Good Jobs in Local Communities, sponsored by Harter Secrest & Emery, Topmark Partners and Armory Square Ventures. First, Martin Babinec spoke with Sam Ticknor about building companies, investing in them, and supporting the Upstate NY ecosystem. The panel discussion that followed featured active investors across the […]