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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 1/5/22

Deals, News & Events for the Upstate Capital Investment Community 


UPSTATE CAPITAL NEWS

APPLY TO PITCH

Are you running a startup in the HealthIT, medical devices or life sciences? Connect with investors at Invest NY: Health on March 3 in Buffalo and/or online!


PE + M&A

2021 PE Highlights

Upstate Capital recognized significant private equity and M&A transactions from the past year at the Annual Awards Celebration, including the acquisitions of Hammer Packaging and Cloudcheckr and PE investments in Caitec, Deathwish Coffee and Weco Manufacturing.

M&A Activity Soaring

Globally, M&A activity has hit an all-time in 2021 and is set to continue in the new year.


VENTURE + GROWTH
Rochester - Startups

Rocking Rochester Startups

Rochester has several rising stars in their startup scene. Check out who made the Tech Tribune’s final cut.

Hudson Valley Investors

Hudson Valley Startup Fund is preparing to raise more money for their third fund and are looking for startups that have growth and scale potential.


PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

Introducing Holly Mergenhagen

New Upstate Capital member Holly Mergenhagen is the Director of Corporate Development at Seneca Holdings, LLC, based in Buffalo, NY. Holly works to diversify revenue streams for the Seneca Nation through direct and indirect private capital investments, with a particular focus on businesses active in government contracting.

Shifting Roles @ Phillips Lytle

Jeff Schwartz will take on leading the Albany office for Phillips Lytle, and Rich Honen will continue to grow the firm’s technology practice in the Capital Region and beyond.


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2022 Annual Awards Deal Nominations

November 16, 2022

2022 Annual Awards Deal Nominations


Upstate Capital announces the 7th Annual Awards Ceremony – Deal of the Year nominees representing Upstate NY companies. Check out the nominees for award categories designated by investment stage: seed, venture capital, growth equity, private equity, and exit.

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Middle-Market Private Equity + M&A Update – Q3 2022

November 1, 2022

Middle-Market Private Equity + M&A Update – Q3 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,

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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 10/26/22

October 26, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 10/26/22


Send your nominations for the Annual Awards Celebration by October 31st! Nominate a client company and associated transaction, a colleague, or even your own successful deal. Multiple entries are encouraged.

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Event Recap – Invest NY: Climate Tech

October 24, 2022

Event Recap – Invest NY: Climate Tech


Over 100 people gathered at the University at Albany’s ETEC Center on October 19 for Invest NY: Climate Tech. The event was part of the Invest NY series, sponsored by NYSTAR and NYSERDA and produced by Upstate Capital, designed to highlight innovation in various industries across New York.

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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 10/19/22

October 19, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 10/19/22


Send your nominations for the Annual Awards Celebration by October 31st! Nominate a client company and associated transaction, a colleague, or even your own successful deal. Multiple entries are encouraged.

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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 10/13/22

October 13, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 10/13/22


Last Call to Register for Invest NY: Climate Tech at the University at Albany’s ETEC Center. Meet more than 30 startups, venture-backed CEOs, investors, and keynote with Dr. Bill Acker talking about the future of energy storage. Join us in-person and online!

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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 10/5/22

October 5, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 10/5/22


Should you or someone you know be recognized at the Annual Awards Celebration? Nominations are open now through October 31 for capital providers, companies, and people in the industry.

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Event Recap – 2022 Buffalo Private Equity Summit

September 28, 2022

Event Recap – 2022 Buffalo Private Equity Summit


On Wednesday, September 21 through Thursday, September 22, 2022, Upstate Capital hosted the Buffalo Private Equity Summit in Buffalo, NY. This event featured panels with investors, dealmakers and M&A professionals, as well as opportunities to network. Wednesday began with invitation-only round table discussions with Michael Richter and Women in Leadership at Marcy Casino in Delaware […]

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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 9/28/22

September 28, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 9/28/22


Invest NY: Climate Tech will be held at the brand new University at Albany ETEC on October 19. This year’s program will include a keynote presentation from Dr. William Acker.

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Event Recap – Accelerate Hudson Valley

September 22, 2022

Event Recap – Accelerate Hudson Valley


On Thursday, September 15, 2022, Upstate Capital partnered with Think Dutchess to host Accelerate Hudson Valley in Poughkeepsie, NY. This event featured conversations with local real estate investors building places to foster innovation, pitches from investor-ready startups raising capital,  along with insights from investors, business leaders, and professionals supporting the innovation economy.

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