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Troy-based startup raises $100k, partners with Zogby

Troy Record: Troy-based startup raises $100k, makes plans with Zogby

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. ...

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OurNews Combats Fake News

Upstate NY Startup Our.News Combats Fake News

It's Big News for Our.News! The Upstate NY startup has successfully raised $100,000 in pre-seed funding. Our.News has also secured a strategic partnership with world-renowned pollster, John Zogby, to help the company bring its revolutionary news platform to the public....

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StartFast Caps Year with 3 Follow-on Investments

StartFast Caps 6th Year with 3 Follow-On Investments

StartFast Venture Accelerator announced that it has closed 3 follow-on investments in 2017, a record number for the firm. The companies financed include New York City based Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF), Canadian company Tunedly, and Buffalo based RepHike....

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9 High Growth Companies Hiring in Upstate NY

9 High Growth Companies Hiring in Upstate New York

As we kick off 2018 it's time to start thinking about what's next. There are hundreds of innovation companies, many of which are under five years old, that are poised to do great things this year. From advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity, to big data and artificial intelligence, companies in Upstate NY are hiring new talent to help them conquer the world. Are you ready to join them?...

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Building Companies with Customers

Building Companies with Customers

RPI’s Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship focuses on customer validation when training student entrepreneurs to build companies with customers. Learn about RPI success story, Timmy Oh, Founder of VARA Firearm Security. ...

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David Wojeski: Preparing for Due Diligence

Preparing for Due Diligence

IgniteU NY brought six local startups together to speak about due diligence. The workshop was led by UNY50's David Wojeski of Wojeski & Co, and Matthew Wagoner of The Wagoner Firm. First lesson? Due diligence is not and should not just be a one-sided investigation....

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HelioHex

Orange to Red: Syracuse Startup, Heliohex, Participates in Cornell’s JumpStart Program

Adam Milam is the Founder and CEO of Heliohex, a horticulture LED-lighting technology company based out of The Tech Garden in Syracuse NY. One of the most interesting and impactful aspects of this entrepreneur's journey has been his relationship with Cornell University. In Spring 2017, Adam was chosen for the Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR) JumpStart Award Program....

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Economic development is a team sport

Economic development is a team sport

To Advance Saratoga, the Saratoga Economic Development Corporation set priority initiatives including attracting and retaining corporate headquarter and innovators along with the investment, jobs and wages they create. Please find news of two projects where Capital District entrepreneurs are expanding their capacity to grow here....

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