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Welcome Upstate Capital’s Newest Member Kevin P. Meenan

Welcome Upstate Capital’s Newest Member Kevin P. Meenan Founder & CEO of CityDroneZ LLC Kevin Meenan worked on Wall Street for over 37 years where he helped to build several businesses inside Salomon Brothers, Citibank, Societe Generale, and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. He also founded two very successful startup businesses in Westchester County, Compufit and […]

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 […]

Upstate Deals and Doings – August 2019

Upstate Deals and Doings August 2019 Deals, news and events for the investment community across Upstate New York. In case you missed it: The 12th Annual SaratogaForum brought together over 100 leaders from regional and national venture and private equity communities to learn, share, network and connect. Check out the event recap and photos! DEAL […]

Event Recap: 2019 Saratoga Forum

Event Recap: 2019 Saratoga Forum Over 100 people joined Upstate Capital for 2 days in Saratoga Springs, NY. Every year, Upstate Capital hosts the Saratoga Forum to gather investors, deal-makers and company executives to meet, network and address topics of interest in venture capital, private equity and company leaders against the backdrop of the vibrant […]

Upstate Deals and Doings – July 2019

Upstate Deals and Doings July 2019 Deals, news and events for the investment community across Upstate New York. KEN MEHLMAN, HEAD OF KKR GLOBAL IMPACT, TO KEYNOTE SARATOGA Ken Mehlman of KKR will join us at the #SaratogaForum as Wednesday’s keynote speaker, sharing his insights on POPULISM, GEOPOLITICS AND SMART INVESTING. More at SaratogaForum.org DEAL […]

Tim Brown Appointed to Upstate Capital Board of Directors

TIM BROWN APPOINTED TO UPSTATE CAPITAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK BOARD OF DIRECTORS     Tim Brown, Senior Vice President at KeyBank, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Upstate Capital Association of New York. Mr. Brown is the Business Banking Team Leader for KeyBank’s Rochester and Central New York markets and responsible […]

Event recap: Upstate Down Pitch Day In NYC

On June 6, ten Upstate New York startup companies traveled to New York City to pitch to investors. Upstate Capital members joined investors and entrepreneurs from across New York at Alliance Bernstein’s office in Manhattan. After the structured networking, general networking opened up to the group before the program began. Guests were welcomed to the […]

What’s My Business Worth?

What’s My Business Worth? by Steven Wasser Steven Wasser facilitates the Executive Peer Group at Upstate Capital  In a simple world, the answer would be simple: your business is worth a multiple of earnings. Even with this approach, questions would remain. What measure of earnings should be used? After-tax profits? Operating income? EBITDA? And what […]

Upstate Deals and Doings – June 2019

Upstate Deals and Doings June 2019 Deals, news and events for the investment community across Upstate New York. What’s My Business Worth? by Steven Wasser In a simple world, the answer would be simple: your business is worth a multiple of earnings. Even with this approach, questions would remain. What measure of earnings should be […]