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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 2/23/22

Deals, News & Events for the Upstate Capital Investment Community 



UPSTATE CAPITAL NEWS

PREVIEW THE INVEST NY: HEALTH STARTUPS 

Preview the startups that will be pitching at Upstate Capital’s Invest NY: Health event on March 3. Join us in Buffalo or online to see the companies pitch and for a chance to connect with their founders.


VENTURE + GROWTH

INTERVIEW: TOM QUINN OF
WNY IMPACT INVESTMENT FUND

The “Bell Ringer Podcast” recently interviewed Tom Quinn, CEO of the WNY Impact Investment Fund, an Upstate Capital member. In the podcast, Mr. Quinn discusses the origin of the Fund, its social impact goals, targeted impact areas and portfolio.

JELIKALITE + RUBITECTION: CNY BIOTECH MEDICAL DEVICE WINNERS

Congrats to startups JelikaLite and Rubitection for winning the annual Medical Device Innovation Challenge at the Central New York Biotech Accelerator. Both JelikaLite and Rubitection will be presenting at Upstate Capital’s Invest NY: Health event on March 3 in Buffalo and online.


PRIVATE EQUITY + M&A

PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS:
FBI NETWORKING SESSION

On March 7, the Business Council of NY and the University at Albany’s College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security & Cybersecurity will be hosting the networking session “Protect Your Business: Resources & Guidance From the FBI.” The session is a special opportunity to have a dialogue and develop partnerships with the FBI and to learn about the resources and services they provide.

AMERISOURCE:
2021 YEAR IN REVIEW

Upstate Capital member Amerisource, an independent direct lender and provider of capital to small and lower middle market businesses, recently published their “2021 Year in Review.” Key metrics include 28 new client deals in 20 states. Executive VP Bill Herrington said, “2021 was a year of record growth across all of our secured lending platforms: working capital, real estate, and equipment.”

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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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