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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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