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Upstate Honors Community Leaders and Connectors   Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) hosted nearly 400 entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders at the 2019 Upstate Unleashed Conference & Venture Ecosystem Awards. Attendees gathered from all corners of Upstate NY to learn, collaborate, and build meaningful relationships. Through collaboration with Ernst & Young LLP, and all our sponsors, it was UVC’s pleasure to honor community leaders through our three awards.   Community Catalyst...

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Chris Yeh Upstate Unleashed 2019 | Upstate Venture Connect

Veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, adviser, angel investor and Hamilton College alumnus, Marc Randolph returns to Upstate New York! Marc will be the featured speaker for the 2018 Upstate Unleashed Conference in Syracuse, NY on Tuesday, October 2. This event has sold out the last three years. Get early bird tickets now -> ...

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CEO Survey Shows More Jobs For Upstate College Graduates | Upstate Venture Connect

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Kathryn Cartini, Upstate Venture Connect Phone: (978) 345-3288 Email: kathryn@uvc.org   Higher pay and rapid advancement retain talent in Upstate NY communities   Upstate, New York, May 15, 2019 -- The 3rd annual Upstate CEO Report, commissioned by Upstate Venture Connect, shows that fast-growing companies across our region have average salaries that are up to 60% higher than the average salary in a typical upstate metro area.   “Scalable...

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2018-19 CEO Survey | Upstate Venture Connect

January 30, 2019 UPSTATE, NY - (PRESS RELEASE) - Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) has partnered with The Madden School of Business at Le Moyne College and Fast Tracking Solutions to administer the 2018-19 SEO Survey. Our annual CEO Survey assesses the economic impact of Upstate NY’s high-growth companies, and helps determine what is needed to help these companies succeed. The 2018-19 CEO Survey is live, and...

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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...

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Marc Randolph | 2018 Upstate Unleashed Speaker

Veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, adviser, angel investor and Hamilton College alumnus, Marc Randolph returns to Upstate New York! Marc will be the featured speaker for the 2018 Upstate Unleashed Conference in Syracuse, NY on Tuesday, October 2. This event has sold out the last three years. Get early bird tickets now -> ...

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2017 Award Winners | Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards

Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) hosted 350 entrepreneurs, founders, mentors and investors at the 3rd Annual Upstate Unleashed Conference and 2017 Venture Ecosystem Awards. This year several of the awards went to Albany area ecosystem leaders who actively mentor startup founders, create opportunities to retain entrepreneurial students, produce wealth that sustains our local economy, and support startup activity across multiple Upstate NY communities. ...

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2017 Award Winners | Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards

Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) hosted 350 entrepreneurs, founders, mentors and investors at the 3rd Annual Upstate Unleashed Conference and 2017 Venture Ecosystem Awards.  Startup community members were in attendance from Albany, Buffalo, Binghamton, Syracuse, Rochester and the Hudson Valley. Here are your 2017 Award Winners!...

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