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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 3/9/22

Deals, News & Events for the Upstate Capital Investment Community 



UPSTATE CAPITAL NEWS

MARCH 23 M&A ADVISOR SERIES EVENT

Meet Ed Mitzen and hear how he founded, built, and then exited Fingerpaint. Business owner attendees can get a complimentary, high-level business valuation upon request.


VENTURE + GROWTH

STARTUP PATIENT PATTERN
RAISES $2M

Patient Pattern, a Buffalo-based startup that participated in Upstate Capital’s March 3 Invest NY: Health event, raised $2M in seed funding. Investors included Upstate Capital member Launch NY, Jack Greco, and other local investors. Steven Buslovich, Patient Pattern’s founder, said, “We’re in an excellent place and things are moving very quickly… Our problem right now is that the demand is there; we just need to deliver fast enough.”

RIT VENTURE CREATIONS-BACKED COMPANIES RAISE $45M IN FUNDING

Casana and Owl Autonomous Imaging, two member companies of RIT Venture Creations, have recently secured $45 million in investment funding. Johan Klarin, RIT Venture Creations Director and Upstate Capital member, said, “RIT’s Venture Creations business incubator’s mission is to help cutting-edge tech companies accelerate their growth.”


PRIVATE EQUITY + M&A

SEND UPSTATE CAPITAL
YOUR NEWS

Send us a note on your latest deal, so your success can be shared with the Upstate Capital community.

MEET PEOPLEASE, UPSTATE CAPITAL’S NEWEST ANNUAL SPONSOR

PEOPLEASE is the leader in blue/gray Professional Employer Organization (PEO) solutions, with an emphasis on worker’s comp and safety. Connect with Regional Sales Manager TJ Mitchell to learn more.

COMMUNITY

HUDSON VALLEY VENTURE HUB TO
HOST VENTURE FEST ON MARCH 15

SUNY New Paltz School of Business and the Hudson Valley Venture Hub present Spring Venture Fest 2022: Food and Agriculture. The event is free to attend and will provide entrepreneurs, investors and service providers in the food and agriculture industry with a space to network. The event will take place on March 15 from 4:00-6:30 PM.

The 2022 NEW YORK BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION IS UNDERWAY!

The 2022 New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) is underway, and there are plenty of opportunities to get involved! Join the NYBPC as a judge or mentor to create unique value for future entrepreneurs in NY. This is a great opportunity to share your wealth of expertise with today’s newest innovators.

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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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