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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 4/6/22

Deals, News & Events for the Upstate Capital Investment Community 


SETH LEVINE + ELIZABETH MACBRIDE: KEYNOTES AT VENTURE NY EVENT

Join Upstate Capital for a keynote conversation with the authors of “The New Builders: Face to Face with the True Future of Business”, Seth Levine, Founder and Managing Partner at the Foundry Group, and Elizabeth MacBride, a seasoned journalist. Seth and Elizabeth will be at Venture NY on April 27, in Syracuse and online.


VC + GROWTH

KLAW Industries has been selected from over 400 applicants to compete in the Rice University Business Plan Competition, the largest intercollegiate student startup competition. Upstate Capital members, Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, Binghamton University and The Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University helped to develop KLAW’s venture.

CNYBAC client Aurie was awarded a $1M Phase II Small Business Innovation research grant. Coupled with their recent $1.5M funding round, the company will fast track R&D efforts towards regulatory submission and plan for a seed round raise this year.


PRIVATE EQUITY + M&A

David has been part of Upstate Capital for nearly two decades, as well as being a founder and managing partner at Bluehenge Capital Partners. Connect with him here to talk about capital for buyouts, acquisitions and growth.


MORE UPSTATE CAPITAL NEWS

Are you running a startup in the food production, food processing, food science and agricultural technology industry? We want to meet you! Pitch your startup to investors interested in the sector at the event on June 29 at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park.

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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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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 9/19/22

September 19, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 9/19/22


Are you registered for the Buffalo Private Equity Summit?
Make connections with private equity investors, bankers, M&A transaction professionals and business executives from across the Rust Belt and beyond.

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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 9/7/22

September 7, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 9/7/22


Deals, News & Events for the Upstate Capital Investment Community  Member Highlight PE + M&A More Upstate Capital News Share Your News NHL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE IS KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR BUFFALO PRIVATE EQUITY SUMMIT Keynote Speaker Michael Richter, NHL Hall of Fame inductee and President of Brightcore Energy will sit down with David Helgerson, […]

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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 8/17/22

August 17, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 8/17/22


Startups innovating in technologies and business models that focus on sustainability and decarbonization including energy production and utilization, advanced manufacturing, construction tech, resource use and reuse, or food and agriculture advancements are invited to apply to pitch at the Invest NY: Climate Tech event on October 19 at UAlbany The Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex (ETEC). Applications are open until September 14.

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Event Recap – 2022 Saratoga Forum

August 11, 2022

Event Recap – 2022 Saratoga Forum


On August 2 – 3, 2022, Upstate Capital hosted an exclusive event for our Board of Directors, annual sponsors and invited guests in Saratoga Springs. The Annual Saratoga Forum consisted of two days of curated content including CEO and investor conversations and exceptional networking with M&A and PE professionals, entrepreneurs, C-suite executives and industry leaders.  […]

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Middle-Market Private Equity + M&A Update – Q2 2022

August 8, 2022

Middle-Market Private Equity + M&A Update – Q2 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, reporting on transaction activity regionally and in the context of national trends.  This report provides information and insights on types of deals, multiples, and private equity activity.  […]

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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 8/4/22

August 4, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 8/4/22


Invest NY: Future of Air & Space, presented by NYSTAR and Upstate Capital, is an event to highlight the air and space industry and innovation in Upstate New York. This event will be held July 14 at the Innovare Advancement Center in Rome, NY. Future of Air & Space will be attended by startup entrepreneurs and innovators, experienced executives, and active investors in artificial intelligence, machine learning, drones and uncrewed systems.

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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 7/27/22

July 27, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 7/27/22


Invest NY: Future of Air & Space, presented by NYSTAR and Upstate Capital, is an event to highlight the air and space industry and innovation in Upstate New York. This event will be held July 14 at the Innovare Advancement Center in Rome, NY. Future of Air & Space will be attended by startup entrepreneurs and innovators, experienced executives, and active investors in artificial intelligence, machine learning, drones and uncrewed systems.

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Event Recap – Invest NY: Future of Air and Space

July 21, 2022

Event Recap – Invest NY: Future of Air and Space


On July 14, 2022, Upstate Capital hosted Invest NY: Future of Air and Space at the Innovare Advancement Center at Griffiss Institute.  The Invest NY program, sponsored by NYSTAR and produced by Upstate Capital, is a series of events designed to highlight innovation in various industries across New York. Upstate Capital connects investors with startups […]

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