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: 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 […]

Recap: Venture NY

On December 9 online, for the first time, the Upstate Capital Association of New York hosted the Venture NY Series A Showcase in partnership with 43North, GENIUS NY, 76West, Grow-NY and Luminate NY. The event featured some of the fastest-growing startups from across New York, and included investor pitches and opportunities for group and 1-1 […]


WHAT’S UPSTATE May 2019 From My Desk – As the Executive Director of Upstate Capital, I have a unique vantage point within the Upstate New York investment ecosystem. I’m excited to share my passion for investment, entrepreneurship and connections to the region with you. We’re nearly through the Merry Merry Month of May! We hosted nearly 600 people […]

What’s Next for Women Tech Entrepreneurs?

What’s Next for Women Tech Entrepreneurs? Tech leaders from upstate New York share their perspective as Ithaca gets ready to host Upstate Capital’s Women, Money & Tech event March 19 Women in the tech sector still fight an uphill battle for acceptance as just 2.2 percent of all venture capital investment in the U.S., or $2.3 […]