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Upstate Capital Weekly Newsletter – 9/28/22

Deals, News & Events for the Upstate Capital Investment Community 


ARE YOU REGISTERED FOR INVEST NY: CLIMATE TECH?

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. Dr. Acker is a well-known and highly-regarded scientist, business leader and entrepreneur in the field of energy. He currently serves as the first Executive Director of NY-BEST, the New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium. Join us as Dr. Acker discusses the state of energy storage including national and state strategies to develop solutions, the technology landscape, and opportunities for investment over the next few years.


MEMBER HIGHLIGHT

Meet Brian Murphy! Brian is a Partner at Couch White, LLP advising growing companies, startups, investors and real estate property developers. Brian has significant experience advising real property developers with regard to property sales and acquisitions and corporate structuring of investments. Connect with Brian on LinkedIn or at Invest NY: Climate Tech on October 19!


PE + M&A

Paramax is expanding its transaction team with the addition of Tyler Trubish. Before joining Paramax, Tyler was an Investment Banking Associate at Aleutian Capital Group. He sourced and managed deals across various industries, including software and technology, healthcare, consumer products, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, and business services.


VC + GROWTH

Increased venture capital investments in the Upstate New York region signal a rise in the startup sector. Excell Partners says Upstate New York drew more than $117M in 35 deals, resulting in approximately 500 new jobs. “Health care and IT are the two most active industry segments attracting investments in upstate followed by consumer products and energy,” says Theresa Mazzullo, CEO of Excell.


MEMBER NEWS

NYSTAR and FuzeHub are hosting the New York State Innovation Summit on October 25-26, 2022 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. The event is an opportunity to foster collaboration, introduce the industry to experts that can assist growth, strengthen the statewide innovation ecosystem and showcase promising early-stage companies.


COMMUNITY NEWS

The Hudson Valley Angel Hub is launching in October 2022 with an overall mission of connecting angel investors to entrepreneurs and college students. The HV Angel Hub programs will be held monthly, in-person and remote, and will include educational presentations, roundtable discussions, expert panel discussions, pitch and exhibition events, and networking events.

The Entrepreneurship at Cornell program hosts Eclectic Convergence; a conference focused on the entrepreneurial journey. The 2022 event is on October 21 at Cornell Tech in NYC. Experience this year’s eclectic mix of speakers and their personal stories and perspectives on building their iconic enterprises.


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