UVC Media Coverage

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  • Job Creators Found in Upstate NY High Growth Companies

    In an interview with journalist Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight, Upstate Venture Connect Founder Martin Babinec discusses what has motivated his commitment to supporting our region's high growth companies. The answer is simple - they are proven job creators....

  • Keeler in the Morning: Martin Babinec On Creating Jobs in Upstate

    In an interview with Bill Keeler of Keeler in the Morning, Martin Babinec outlines his ongoing mission to build and grow an ecosystem that connects entrepreneurs with the resources needed to create the next great companies in Upstate NY....

  • Syracuse.com: The future belongs to entrepreneurs, says venture capitalist Paul Singh

    Paul Singh is a venture capitalist and angel investor. He's on a North American Tech Tour, traveling the nation in an Airstream trailer, telling entrepreneurial stories and looking for investments in small to mid-size cities like Syracuse. Recently, Upstate Venture Connect brought Singh to Central New York, the Mohawk Valley, and the Capital District. Singh squeezed in a CNY Conversation at Le Moyne's Madden School of Business. ...

  • RBJ: Upstate Venture Connect Launches Poll for CEOs

    The Rochester Business Journal reports on Upstate Venture Connect's new survey for Upstate CEOs. UVC is a nonprofit that focuses on creating an entrepreneur-led startup ecosystem for Upstate New York. The first of its kind Upstate CEO Survey will help determine the impact Upstate's high-growth companies are having on our region's economy. ...

  • 2016 Venture Ecosystem Awards Presented

    The 2nd Annual Upstate Unleashed Conference and 2016 Venture Ecosystem Awards were held Sept. 16 at Turning Stone Resort. Upstate Venture Connect hosted the event, which brought together 300 entrepreneurs, founders, mentors and investors. Here's the Rochester Business Journal's report on the winners and finalists for each award category!...

  • Democrat & Chronicle: Rochester Has Solid Showing in Upstate Venture Contest

    Some of Rochester's biggest names in entrepreneurship have been nominated for the Upstate Venture Connect Venture Ecosystem Awards....

  • Albany Business Review: What Serial Entrepreneur Paul Singh Says Saratoga Needs to Attract More Tech Workers

    Albany Business Review business and technology reporter Chelsea Diana spent some time with serial entrepreneur and investor Paul Singh during his Upstate NY Tech Tour. Learn more about what Paul says Saratoga can do to attract more tech workers to the area in her full report. ...

  • Albany Business Review: Serial Entrepreneur Will Meet with 12 Startups on Upstate New York Trip

    National serial entrepreneur and investor Paul Singh will be stopping in Syracuse, Utica and Saratoga Springs as part of his Upstate NY Tech Tour. A week-long series of events hosted by Upstate Venture Connect are scheduled for founders, investors and startup community supporters. Find out which Saratoga area startups Paul Singh has chosen to meet with during private sessions in a highlight by Chelsea Diana of the Albany Business Review!...

  • TimesUnion: Six Startups to Meet Investor Paul Singh in Saratoga

    Six start-ups will meet privately with investor Paul Singh when he visits Saratoga Springs later this week. The new ventures cover video streaming, pet hotels and data visualization. Singh, who has founded or cofounded five companies, will arrive in Saratoga Springs on Thursday as part of a North American tour of technology startups. During the visit, he will host presentations, attend more casual networking events and scout out companies....

  • UB Reporter: Brightest Entrepreneurs Shine at Business Expo

    Some of Western New York's brightest entrepreneurs took center stage, pitching their startups to a room full of academics, venture capitalists and local business leaders at Bright Buffalo Niagara's Entrepreneur Expo supported by Upstate Venture Connect....

  • Democrat & Chronicle: Upstate Venture Connect Seeks 2016 Award Nominations

    UVC.org is accepting nominations for the 2016 Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards luncheon. Submit your community leaders online. Deadline is July 31. ...

  • Albany Business Review: There’s a New Way for Startups to Connect in Upstate NY

    Chelsea Diana of the Albany Business Review reports on Upstate Venture Connect's new digital tools to help grow business in upstate New York. In her story, Diana highlights UVC's new website, including our UNY Ecosystem Map, Regional Events Calendar and UNY50 Leadership Network of experienced entrepreneurs, corporate professionals and investors committed to helping Upstate entrepreneurs succeed. ...

  • Syracuse.com: UVC Cofounder Nasir Ali On Leadership

    Nasir Ali is the CEO and co-founder of Upstate Venture Connect, a nonprofit connecting entrepreneurs across Upstate New York with the resources needed to create the next big companies in our region. Learn why entrepreneurs have left UNY in the past, and what UVC is doing to change that. ...

  • TimesUnion: Startup Tech Valley Marks 100 Presenter Milestone

    Upstate Venture Connect (UVC.org) Founder Martin Babinec says follow venture capital to determine Upstate job growth....

  • Hudson Valley News Network: UVANY Hosts Special 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....

  • TimesUnion: VIDEO – Startups Share Progress at Brown’s

    Leaders from Windrush, Odd Networks, Lately and Brightboard addressed a standing-room-only crowd at Brown's Brewing Company's Revolution Hall to mark the 100th presenter milestone of Startup Tech Valley. ...

  • Albany Business Review: Serial Entrepreneur Visiting Saratoga on Country-wide Tech Tour

    Chelsea Diana of the Albany Business Review reports on Washington, D.C., serial entrepreneur and investor Paul Singh Upstate NY Tech Tour. Read her full report here....

  • 2015: UVC Media Coverage

    Here is a list of the media coverage on Upstate Venture Connect (UVC.org) for the year 2015....

  • TWC News: Capital Region Business Beat – UNY50 Helps Entrepreneurs & Start-ups

    Some entrepreneurs will say one of the toughest parts of starting a business is finding resources to do so. Five years ago, non-profit organization Upstate Venture Connect began helping entrepreneurs and start-ups by connecting them to mentors, funding and other help. Jon Dougherty has more in this week's Capital Region Business Beat....

  • 2014: UVC Media Coverage

    Here are some of the news stories that featured Upstate Venture Connect (UVC.org) in 2014....

  • 2013: UVC Media Coverage

    Here is a list of the media coverage on Upstate Venture Connect (UVC.org) for 2013....

  • 2012: UVC Media Coverage

    Here is some of the media coverage on Upstate Venture Connect (UVC.org) in 2012....

  • 2011: UVC Media Coverage

    Here is a list of the media coverage on Upstate Venture Connect (UVC.org) in 2011....

  • 2010: UVC Media Coverage

    Here is a list of the media coverage on Upstate Venture Connect (UVC.org) in 2010. ...