Startup leaders from Buffalo are among the nominees for the 2018 Venture Ecosystem Awards, an annual program that recognizes entrepreneurs and their supporters from Albany to Buffalo. And your 2018 nominees for Western New York are…
Ali, co-founder and CEO of Upstate Venture Connect (UVC), says that as companies climb the pyramid they help create workers and managers able to lead in today’s economy. “Entrepreneurs,” he says, “are our most precious resources.”
Website Our.News aims to combat misinformation and fake news by making it easy for everyone to separate fact from fiction, and to judge for themselves what’s factual. The company recently raised $100,000 in pre-seed funding, and partnered with international pollster John Zogby. Our.News founder Richard Zach was introduced to Zogby through Upstate Venture Connect.
Speakers for the annual Upstate Unleashed Conference and Venture Ecosystem Awards—presented by Upstate Venture Connect—have been announced. The event will be held on Sept. 19 at the downtown Marriott Syracuse and is expected to draw over 300 attendees.
As part of Upstate Venture Connect’s mission to connect entrepreneurs to the resources and people needed to success, the UVC leadership team has partnered with ecosystem builders to create a venture capital fund for women founders and investors.
Syracuse-based Nasir Ali is an influential voice in seeking to unite the startup ecosystems across Western and Central New York. In an interview with Buffalo Business First, Nasir shares insights on forming a collective front across Upstate NY.
Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) is excited to announce that nominations are now open for the 2017 Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards. Nominations can be submitted online at uvc.org/Awards-Nominations-2017.