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Serial entrepreneur will meet with 12 startups on upstate New York tech tour
SciTech Panel at LeMoyne College
Steve Raines - UNY50 Leadership Network
Become a UVC Community Connector
Ryan Miller @ 2015 Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards
13th Annual Frank Fernandez Dinner at Le Moyne College
Ecovative Founder at Cornell
Syracuse CoWorks Members
The Thrive Project Team
Stay Tuned! Unleashed 2020 @ Turning Stone Casino & Resort
Mar 27 – Dec 31 all-day
Stay Tuned! Unleashed 2020 @ Turning Stone Casino & Resort

We’ll see you in person when the time is right. Stay safe. 

Upstate Venture Connect welcomes you to experience the best celebration of entrepreneurship each year in Upstate NY.

Upstate Unleashed is an annual conference and awards luncheon that brings together innovators in Upstate NY. Founders at the helm of high-growth companies meet active investors; early-stage entrepreneurs connect with community leaders. Together we learn, collaborate and build relationships needed to create a positive impact on our economy.

Unleashed 2020 will once again be held at the Turning Stone Casino & Resort. Invite the team, or your families and make a weekend retreat out of it!

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Rebuild Upstate – The View Ahead Webinar @ Webinar
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Rebuild Upstate - The View Ahead Webinar @ Webinar

Three Upstate NY County Executives – Adam Bello from Monroe County, Ryan McMahon from Onondaga County and Anthony Picente from Oneida County) – will participate in an online conversation titled Rebuild Upstate: The View Ahead. The County Executives will describe their experiences navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and share their views on how to re-invigorate the regional economy in the months ahead.

This event will be the first in a series of Rebuild Upstate themed leadership conversations organized by Upstate Venture Connect. The Rochester Beacon, a nonprofit digital news publication is partnering with UVC on this effort to share a wide selection of leaders’ views from across the region.