Media Coverage

Our goal is to make the Upstate New York venture community and UVC highly visible. As old media news breaks, we will be linking to it and listing it here, so that we can chronicle our progress as well as the progress of others.  For the latest updates, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

10/18/2013 – Syracuse.com – NYC venture capitalist names new fund after a Syracuse success story

10/4/2013 – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle – Accelerating Entrepreneurship with Creative Collisions

5/17/2013 – The Business Review - Nasir Ali on taking risks and the neeed for more seed-stage funding

3/27/2013 – Buffalo Business First - Yahoo exec discusses entrepreneurship

3/27/2013 – The Buffalo News - Its all about passion for Yahoo’s CFO

3/27/2013 – Video - Martin Babinec interviews Yahoo CFO Ken Goldman at Z80 Labs

2/3/2013 – Syracuse.com - StartFast startup program ramping up for second summer session

1/18/2013 – CNY Business Journal - StartFast brings on Whitman alum Blumin as entrepreneur-in-residence

1/8/2013 – Syracuseguru.com - UVC Launches StartFast Venture Accelerator

8/28/2012 – The Frank Peters Show - Martin Babinec, Nasir Ali – Upstate Underdogs

8/24/2012 – CNY Business Journal - First Year of StartFast Wraps with Demo Day

7/16/2012 – WCEOhq Radio - Nasir Ali and Martin Babinec explain their Upstate Venture

6/14/2012 – Information Space - Hustle personified: Entrepreneurs travel from Israel to accelerate their startup in Syracuse

6/1/2012 – CNY Business Journal - StartFast Venture Accelerator kicks off in Syracuse

5/24/2012 – YNN - 100 days for nine startups to get off the ground

5/24/2012 – Wall Street Journal - Start-Ups Crowd Accelerators

5/17/2012 – WRVO Innovation Trail- Israeli startup comes to Syracuse

5/14/2012 – WRVO Innovation Trail- For 9 companies, 100 days to get off the ground starts now

5/11/2012 – CNY Business Journal- Nine teams to participate in StartFast program

2/12/2012 – Startup Communities- Upstate New York A Year Later

12/09/2011 – CNY Business Journal- New startup accelerator planned for Syracuse

12/09/2011 – CNY Business Journal- Editorial: StartFast is coming to town

4/10/2011- Syracuse.com- Brad Feld: 5 reasons to be optimistic about Upstate New York

2/18/2011- CNY Business Journal- Viewpoint: Pursuing an Upstate Entrepreneurial Vision

2/15/2011- Sean Branagan- Entrepreneurs believe in entrepreneurs

2/5/2011- Brad Feld- Two Days of Entrepreneurial Community Building in Upstate New York also published in MIT Technology Review and Business Insider

2/4/2011- Information Space- Startup America: Promoting the Mentor Model

2/4/2011- The Leading Element- Do You Want This or Do You Need This

2/3/2011- Brad Feld (Cornell University Video)- Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice

1/24/2011- CNY Business Journal- Nationally Known Venture Capitalist to Visit Upstate

10/1/2010- CNY Business Journal- Viewpoint: Turbocharging a regional economy

8/13/2010- Inc. Magazine- How to Find Willing Investors

8/6/2010- CNY Business Journal- UVC signs up Le Moyne as third founding partner

6/25/2010- CNY/ Binghamton Business Journal- SU becomes founding partner of UVC

6/12/2010- Scotsman Pennysaver- Make the right connections

4/23/2010- Cornell Entrepreneurship Seminar (Video Archive)- 1000 Startups 2000 Days

2/20/2010- Utica Observer Disptach- Area’s high hopes ride on innovation

2/18/2010- The Albany Times Union- Out to prime upstate pump

2/15/2010- The Albany Business Review- New upstate group fosters business links

2/11/2010- The Buffalo News- Marnie LaVigne named to the advisory board of Upstate Venture Connect

2/5/2010- The CNY Business Journal- The New Upstate Venture Connect aims to spark growing firms

2/3/2010- The Post Standard- Tech Garden president to lead new venture