Kathryn Cartini

UVC Correspondent | Partner, Chloe Capital

Chloe Capital | Upstate Venture Connect

Things are changing for women in the startup and venture capital world – and a network of women in Upstate NY have stepped forward to join the movement. Get ready for the first women-only startup pitch event in Upstate NY. Mark your calendars for December 4, 2018.

2018 Unleashed - Winners & Speakers | Upstate Venture Connect

Upstate Venture Connect hosted over 450 entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders at the 2018 Upstate Unleashed Conference and Venture Ecosystem Awards. Guests traveled from Albany, Buffalo, Binghamton, Ithaca, Syracuse, Rochester and Utica to learn, celebrate and connect. This annual event aligns with UVC’s mission to create a region-wide startup ecosystem by connecting entrepreneurs to the people and resources needed to build great companies in Upstate NY. Here are your 2018 winners >

2018 Nominees - Deal of Year | Upstate Venture Connect

Each year, Upstate Venture Connect and the venture community in Upstate NY recognize the companies whose exits created wealth for investors and founders/employees. Through these exits and significant fund raises, these companies have become stronger contributors of the local economy.  Here are the 2018 nominees for Deal of the Year! 

A total of $3 million in direct investment funding will be awarded in the third round of the GENIUS NY program, with one grand prize of up to $1 million and four $500,000 awards. Get the latest details on the new funding structure and help spread the word to companies disrupting the UAS industry.

Husband and wife entrepreneurs, Justin and Emily Call, competed head to head at AFRL Commercialization Academy Demo Day. Both came out on top for their ventures – GoFigure and idoolocal. Here’s an exclusive interview on how Emily and Justin Call are running two high-growth ventures…while raising four children.

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