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Gary Keith on COVID-19

Gary Keith on COVID-19 On March 12, Upstate Capital hosted a small, intimate gathering in Buffalo to hear Gary Keith’s outlook on the regional economy and the effect of COVID-19 on the Upstate New York investment ecosystem. Based in Buffalo, Gary Keith is Vice President and Regional Economist at M&T Bank. Gary provides economic research and analysis support […]

Event recap: It’s The Economy with Gary Keith

Event recap: It’s The Economy with Gary Keith On March 12, Upstate Capital hosted a small, intimate gathering in Buffalo to hear Gary Keith’s outlook on the regional economy and the effect of COVID-19 on the Upstate New York investment ecosystem. Based in Buffalo, Gary Keith is Vice President and Regional Economist at M&T Bank. […]

Recap: An Evening With CEO Tony Hynes

Recap: An Evening With CEO Tony Hynes On March 5, 2020, Upstate Capital members and guests gathered in a private speakeasy in Albany for some pre-Spring networking. The event was sponsored by Wells Fargo, and joining us in attendance was Wells Fargo’s Vice President of Middle Market Commercial Banking, Donald Ranck.   The program began with […]

Dave Helgerson: Invested in New York

Dave Helgerson: Invested in New York Meet Dave: Managing Director and an Investment Committee Member at Hamilton Lane.  Dave leads direct investment activities focused on New York State investing including small business investing and lending and impact investing.  Dave is also a member of the Upstate Capital Board of Directors. Based in Bala Cynwyd, PA […]

Wanted: startups considering outside capital (and active investors looking for deals!)

 Are you running a startup and considering raising capital?  You’re in the right place!  Venture NY is the Upstate Capital Association of New York’s early-stage conference for current and future entrepreneurs and investors, taking place online on April 30, 2020. This year, we’re organizing an invitation-only, closed-door investor & startup pitch session on April 30. Startups: […]

Upstate Deals and Doings – December 2019

Upstate Deals and Doings December 2019 Deals, news and events for the investment community across Upstate New York.   2019 Annual Awards Celebration Upstate Capital celebrated the 2019 investment ecosystem last week at the Annual Awards Celebration. Congratulations to all the nominees for their successes in the past year. See who won! DEAL HIGHLIGHTS Here are […]

2019 Annual Awards Winners Announced

Upstate Capital Announces Winners of the 2019 Annual Awards Celebration Upstate Capital hosted its 4th Annual Awards Celebration to celebrate the investment ecosystem across Upstate New York. The marquee event highlights the most interesting deals and most active dealmakers across the state in seed, venture, private equity and corporate finance. Over 100 companies and individuals […]

Recap: Selling Equity: How to Sell Part (or All) of your Business

Recap: Selling Equity: How to Sell Part (or All) of your Business On Thursday, November 22, business executives, capital providers, entrepreneurs and transaction professionals came together in Beacon to talk about Selling Equity. The event took place at Clarkson University’s Beacon Institute and was made possible by sponsors and partners including: Clarkson University’s Shipley Center […]

Upstate Deals and Doings – November 2019

Upstate Deals and Doings November 2019 Deals, news and events for the investment community across Upstate New York. Upstate Capital received the 2019 MedTech Ecosystem Partner of the Year award. This award recognizes Upstate Capital as an innovator, collaborator and change agent working to propel New York’s Bio/Med economy forward. Read more here. DEAL HIGHLIGHTS […]

Innovation Law Center’s Rebrand Aims to Attract Inventors

Innovation Law Center’s Rebrand Aims to Attract Inventors The New York State Science & Technology Law Center housed at Syracuse University recently announced the newly-named Innovation Law Center. It is a rebrand of the Technology Commercialization Law Center, a program started in 1990 to help bring technologies to market all across New York and beyond. […]