Resources for Founders & Community Builders

Startup Help

Have an idea for a startup, or perhaps it’s time to scale? Whatever you need, connecting with the right people is your key to success. Be visible on the UNY Ecosystem Map and share your stories with startup supporters across Upstate.

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UNY50 Leaders

UNY50 members are building a more connected entrepreneurial ecosystem across Upstate NY. Membership is by invitation only, with high selectivity requirements designed to facilitate trust and build collaborative relationships.

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Angel Investing

Access to angel investment is critical for growing new ventures. UVC can connect you with angels and investment opportunities in Upstate New York. We can also help you launch an angel fund for your community.

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UNY Ecosystem Map

Find the startups, incubators, universities, investors and more that are transforming Upstate New York's economy. Put your organization on the map and create referrals to grow your business. Help spread the word by adding the map to your site.

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UNY Event Calendar

The UNY Event Calendar is the most comprehensive resource for finding startup and creative connections. Add your own events for maximum visibility and share regional events by including the calendar on your website.

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Upstate Unleashed | Awards

300 members of Upstate's startup community attended the Upstate Unleashed & 2016 Awards to hear top CEOs who are creating opportunities for UNY companies, and celebrate ecosystem leaders shaping UNY's venture economy.

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UNY Pulse

UVC's blog, newsletters + social media followers reach more than 13,000 startup supporters. Find out what's happening around the region and leverage our network to share your own stories.

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Campus Ventures

Upstate college grads leave the area to grow amazing companies. How do we get them to start and stay here? UVC connects college entrepreneurs with local community mentors and more.

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Cleantech Ecosystem

Our region is home to an amazing group of scientific researchers, startup founders and community supporters who are on a mission to save our economy and our planet. Get connected today.

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Ecosystem Growth Options

Your involvement is critical to our success. Here are some ways you can promote your own efforts, UVC’s mission and our region’s entrepreneurs. Email us if you have questions.

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