Apr 25-26 - E^3 & NYBPC Conference | Upstate Capital Association

E^3 & NYBPC Conference

April 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – April 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
The Armory at Sage College
130 New Scotland Ave
NY 12208
Upstate Capital Association
(518) 320-2746
E^3 & NYBPC Conference @ The Armory at Sage College

E^3 is the place to be for innovation & entrepreneurship.

  • Largest expo in the region featuring resources for entrepreneurs, including open office hours with investors and advisors
  • The NYBPC – New York’s intercollegiate business plan competition finals with up to 120 teams
  • Angel investor development with Angela Lee, 37 Angels, Lindsay Stencel, LaunchNY and more
  • Incubator advancement education from event partner BIANYS


Support entrepreneurship and the next generation of entrepreneurs in New York!

We need your time, talent and treasure. We are asking successful business leaders to support the privately-funded intercollegiate competition with cash and/or time. Please sign up here – if you would like to judge, mentor, volunteer and/or donate. Do you want to just make a financial contribution? Email us.

For investors – on Thursday, we plan an afternoon of educational content with opportunities to meet potential co-investors and follow-on investors. Take our angel investor survey so we can get to know you, and maximize your expo time with the New York investor community.

For incubator & accelerator professionals – Join us on Thursday and Friday for connecting with investors and entrepreneurs. Get a booth at the Expo on Friday for making connections with 400+ entrepreneurs, investors and people supporting entrepreneurship. Expo set-up must be completed on Thursday prior to the Investors’ Reception. Register here to participate in E^3. Our event partner BIANYS is hosting a basic primer on how to run incubators – register here for the BIANYS program.

For advisors & business leaders – sign up for Thursday’s reception and to attend Friday events here.  If you want to judge or mentor, please fill out this application.

For entrepreneurs – Friday will be full of resources, workshops, open office hours and new ideas.  Please register here to join us Friday.



Angela Lee is an educator & entrepreneur. As Chief Innovation Officer and Associate Dean at Columbia Business School, she is focused on fostering teaching excellence and innovation across faculty. Angela has started 4 startups and is also the founder of 37 Angels, an investing network that has invested in 50 startups and activates new investors through an investment bootcamp.


In 1991, brothers Guha and Karthik Bala formed their first game development company, Vicarious Visions. Over the next 25 years they took the studio from out of their basement and to the forefront of AAA game development by developing and growing multi-billion dollar franchises such as Skylanders, Guitar Hero, Tony Hawk and more.


Ms. Stencel, as the Chief Operating Office and Fund Manager for Launch NY. Since joining Launch NY in August 2016, Lindsay has led the growth of the Launch NY Seed Fund, to become the most active seed fund in Upstate NY with a close rate of one investment per month and plays a leading role for co- and follow-on investments in client companies with LNYSF.