Media Coverage

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6/30/2014 – timesunion.com – Upstate cities may be on wrong end of “Great Divergence” 

6/28/2014 – timesunion.com – An alternate upstate view

6/25/2014 – timesunion.com – Valuing what you know over whom
A successful entrepreneur says upstate culture lacks Silicon Valley’s scope

6/11/2014 – timesunion.com – Upstate High-Tech Economy Being Fueled from Little Falls

6/10/2014 – Albany/Colonie Regional Chamber – CEG Announces Martin Babinec to deliver Keynote at the 18th Annual Technology Innovation Awards

4/24/2014 – WKTV Utica - Little Falls Native aims to spread entrepreneurial spirit

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