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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 6/15/22

Deals, News & Events for the Upstate Capital Investment Community 


Gain Industry Insights and Connections at Invest NY: Future of Food

NYSTAR and Upstate Capital present Invest NY: Future of Food, an event to highlight the food and agtech industry and innovation in Upstate New York. Registration is open for this event on June 29th at the Culinary Institute of America.


VC + GROWTH

Binghamton based Natrion announced it has secured $2 million in seed funding from high-profile investors, including Mark Cuban of Shark Tank. Natrion has developed a patented and proprietary technology called the Lithium Solid Ionic Composite (LISIC)

Innovate 518 starts a new program to provide non-dilutive, pre-seed funding up to $50,000. The Shovel Ready program is being led by Heidi Knoblauch, who started last year as one of the entrepreneurs-in-residence for ​​Innovate 518.


MEMBER NEWS

The New York State Economic Development Council has named Sarah Lee, CEO of Think Dutchess and Executive Director of the Dutchess County Industrial Development Agency, the Economic Developer of the Year. The organization said Lee’s ability to identify, unite and build her team and community led to five closed projects with $345 million in investment, over 217 new jobs and over 1,723 retained jobs.

Reitler earns multiple top-5 rankings in Pitchbook’s Q1 2022 Global League Tables. The Firm achieved top 10 status in multiple US regions, landing them 9th most active venture capital law firm on the West Coast.


MORE UPSTATE CAPITAL NEWS

Think Dutchess and Upstate Capital present Accelerate Hudson Valley, an event to highlight the entrepreneur and start-up community in Dutchess County and beyond. Apply to pitch at Accelerate Hudson Valley on September 15 at Revel 32 in Poughkeepsie, NY. The deadline to apply is Thursday, August 18, 2022.


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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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