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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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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 6/29/22

June 29, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 6/29/22


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 – 6/22/22

June 22, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 6/22/22


We are one week away from the Invest NY: Future of Food at the Culinary Institute of America on June 29. There is still time to register for this event that brings together members from established food and beverage companies, suppliers, investors, and dealmakers together with entrepreneurs and startups.

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Event Recap: M&A Advisor Series – Rochester

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Event Recap: M&A Advisor Series – Rochester


On June 8, 2022, over 80 people from the Rochester M&A and private equity ecosystem joined Upstate Capital at the M&A Advisor Series event at the Oak Hill Country Club. The event welcomed service providers, transaction professionals, business advisors, PE investors, and business owners and entrepreneurs contemplating strategic growth and/or ownership transitions for well-established companies.  […]

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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 6/15/22

June 15, 2022

Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 6/15/22


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.

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NYSTAR and Upstate Capital present Invest NY: Future of Food on June 29 at the Culinary Institute of American in Hyde Park, NY. This event brings together members from established food and beverage companies, suppliers, investors, and dealmakers together with entrepreneurs and startups.

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On April 27, 2022, Upstate Capital hosted Venture NY, the marquee early-stage event for innovation and entrepreneurship in New York, at the WCNY Broadcast and Education Center in Syracuse, NY. Over 150 people gathered to connect with startups and investors, explore topics related to entrepreneurship’s future, and find practical knowledge and insights. Venture NY also […]

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