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Event Recap: 2023 Buffalo Private Equity Summit

Buffalo Private Equity Summit brought together private equity and M&A transaction professionals from across the Rust Belt and beyond to Buffalo on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. The 4th annual Summit was sponsored by Hamilton Lane, Bluehenge Capital, and our new partners: Bannockburn Global Forex, SLB Capital, and Carleton McKenna. The event would not be possible […]


Bullish on Upstate New York If there was a person perfectly suited to keynote Upstate Capital’s Buffalo Private Equity Summit later this month, it is veteran entrepreneur and unabashed Upstate New York cheerleader Ashok Subramanian. Subramanian is no stranger to either private equity or the city of Buffalo. The die-hard Buffalo Bills and Sabres fan […]

Global Capital Markets Strategist Marc Chandler Shares Insights in Buffalo on May 23

It’s likely that attendees at the upcoming Buffalo Private Equity Summit will be familiar with one of the event’s prominent speakers – Marc Chandler. With more than 30 years of experience in the global capital markets, Chandler is a well-known figure and has been regularly featured on major television networks as well as newspapers and […]

Event Recap: Venture NY 2023

Venture NY on April 27, 2023 in Syracuse brought together startups, investors, business leaders, and student entrepreneurs in Syracuse to discuss entrepreneurship and innovation. The event featured the NYBPC Grand Prize Finals where over $100,000 was awarded to winning teams. ACCELERATORS + COMPETITIONS 43 North Central NY Biotech Accelerator CenterStage CEO’s Tech Garden Fuzehub GENIUS […]

A Conversation With: John Hill of Techstars

The Upstate Capital Association of New York is enthusiastic to feature John Hill, Vice President of Network at Techstars, who is truly at the vanguard of assisting fledgling entrepreneurs and start-ups across the US and abroad as one of the keynote speakers at Venture NY on April 27th in Syracuse. Hill, a former Higher Education […]

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 […]

Middle-Market Private Equity + M&A Update – Q4 2022

The Middle-Market PE + M&A Update is a quarterly publication for the Upstate NY deal-making community, presented by the Upstate Capital Association of NY and The Bonadio Group,

Invest Capital Region: Life Sciences + Health

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Lally School of Management, in collaboration with Upstate Capital Association of New York, will host Invest Capital Region: Life Sciences + Healthcare to showcase emerging startups, invite investors to the Capital Region, and build connections within and across the investment, research, and entrepreneurial ecosystems. An afternoon of thought leadership and […]

Event Recap: 2023 Investor Outlooks

Investors and industry professionals gathered to network and discuss outlooks for the upcoming year on February 2nd at the Saturn Club.

Upstate Capital Announces 2023 Board of Directors

The Upstate Capital Association of NY, the membership organization for private capital investors and transaction professionals across Upstate New York, has announced its 2023 Board of Directors.