UVC In the News

UVANY Hosts Forum with Special Guest Lt. Gov.

Dozens of investors from across the state have already confirmed their attendance. Angel investors participating in the panel discussion include Johnny LeHane of Hudson Valley Startup Fund, Sandy Wollman of Westchester Angels, and Dick Frederick of Eastern NY Angels. Nasir Ali, Executive Director of Upstate Venture Connect, will moderate the discussion.

Entrepreneur VC Paul Singh to Tour Upstate NY Communities

Serial entrepreneur and startup investor Paul Singh (500 Startups, 1776) will visit Upstate New York from August 15- 20, 2016. Singh will participate in a weeklong series of events hosted by UVC’s ecosystem partners. His itinerary will include discussions with founders, tech meetups, and Fundraising 101 sessions for investors. Those interested in meeting Paul can register at

Upstate Expat Returns to Build Region's Venture Ecosystem

Kathryn Cartini has assumed the position of Director of Marketing and Communications at Upstate Venture Connect (UVC). She will be responsible for building campaigns and media relations to increase visibility of Upstate NY’s emerging tech ecosystem, strengthening startup community partnerships and promoting entrepreneur events across Upstate New York.