Invest Capital Region: Life Sciences + Healthcare

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Lally School of Management, in collaboration with Upstate Capital Association of New York, will host Invest Capital Region: Life Sciences + Healthcare to showcase emerging startups, invite investors to the Capital Region, and build connections within and across the investment, research, and entrepreneurial ecosystems. An afternoon of thought leadership and […]

Event Recap: Invest NY: Health

Over 130 people came together in-person and online for Upstate Capital’s event, Invest NY: Health on March 3, 2022 at the Center of Excellence for Bioinformatics and Life Sciences at the University of Buffalo. Upstate Capital members can access all the content videos here. The Invest NY program, sponsored by NYSTAR and produced by Upstate Capital, […]

Invest NY: Women’s Health Event Recap

On Thursday, September 16 2021, Upstate Capital and NYSTAR presented Invest NY: Women’s Health to emphasize the recent expansion in funding within the industry. The event featured and connected startups that are innovating in FemTech with investors and CEOs.  To start the day off, eleven startups that are innovating in the Women’s Health industry and […]

Trend Report

In anticipation of our upcoming event, Invest NY: Women’s Health highlighting innovation in the women’s health and medical industries on September 16 online, check out our insights into this Tracxn trend report on the industry. Notably, Tracxn did not include healthcare service providers or digital health solutions such as software, apps or online platforms in […]

Winners of 2021 New York Business Plan Competition Announced

New Paltz, NY  –  On May 7, 2021, judging panels consisting of business and industry professionals from across the nation decided the winners of the 12th annual New York Business Plan Competition.  Hosted by the Upstate Capital Association of New York, the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) is New York’s intercollegiate entrepreneurship competition. This […]


Every quarter, Upstate Capital aggregates deal flow across Upstate New York.  Data includes deals that you and other Upstate Capital community members report, in addition to data collected from other sources.  Deal Highlights:– The Hudson Valley leads this quarter’s deal totals with 20 transactions– Information Technology, B2B and Healthcare were the leading sectors for deals done […]

Recap – Invest NY: Health & Wellbeing

There is a lot of innovation in the healthcare sector in New York. On January 28, Upstate Capital and NYSTAR celebrated the healthcare innovation ecosystem at Invest NY: Health & Wellbeing.  To start off the show, our keynote conversation included Vikram Agrawal, the founder, President and CEO of Levrx, a prescription drug technology solution and platform designed […]

Recap: Annual Awards Celebration

Upstate Capital hosted its 5th 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 were nominated from all across New York State for awards […]