Rochester Angel Network (RAN) and High Tech Rochester (HTR) have been working collaboratively for years, along with other angel funds, with the goal of creating economic growth and wealth in the Greater Rochester area.
UVC celebrates Upstate New York’s high growth companies that are creating products and services for customers around the world. Learn about Buffalo-based PostProcess Technologies, and their unique 3D automation technology.
The Smart City Forum and Showcase was held in Saratoga Springs and hosted by IgniteU NY, a premier equity-free startup accelerator in Upstate New York. UVC Founder and Chairman Martin Babinec gave the keynote address on Smart Cities and Job Growth. Watch the video!
The number of women who serve in key strategic positions is growing slowly but surely in all industries. And this is also true for the Upstate entrepreneurial ecosystem, as more and more women tend to launch themselves on the entrepreneurial adventure or help grow the ecosystem through venture funds or in public entities.
Speaker at the Upstate Unleashed Conference Dane Stangler, VP of Research and Policy at Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, talks about barriers for entrepreneurs, and what they need to succeed. Check out his presentation from Upstate Unleashed – The Future of the “First Silicon Valley.”
Angel investor and startup mentor David Colligan won the 2015 Community Catalyst award for his contributions to the Upstate startup ecosystem. Since winning the award, David continues to pay it forward as the active member of the Buffalo Angels and Trustee of the Wilson Foundation. He also joined with Buffalo First to create a podcast on angel investing and early-stage capital investment.
Zach Shulman, winner of the 2015 Ecosystem Champion Award and Director of Entrepreneurship at Cornell University, tells us about his commitment to student entrepreneurship as an educator, investor and mentor for Upstate NY startup founders.
John Liddy won 2015 Campus Connector Award at the Venture Ecosystem Awards tells us about the next Syracuse Student SandBox Demo Day and his plans to continue supporting entrepreneurship in Upstate New York.
Richard Frederick is a man of many careers. With over 40 years of experience as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and mentor, he is devoted to achieving his goal of creating
jobs and helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses in NY’s Tech Valley.