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9 High Growth Companies Hiring in Upstate NY

As we kick off 2018 it's time to start thinking about what's next. There are hundreds of innovation companies, many of which are under five years old, that are poised to do great things this year. From advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity, to big data and artificial intelligence, companies in Upstate NY are hiring new talent to help them conquer the world. Are you ready to join...

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Mark Barberio is Giving Back to UNY Founders

Mark Barberio is Giving Back to UNY Founders

With over 30 years of wide-ranging experience, Mark Barberio is an accomplished business leader and an influential angel investor in Upstate New York. In an interview with Upstate Venture Connect he shares more about his background, and mission to help support the next generation entrepreneurs....

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Entrepreneur Expo Includes Two Cash Prizes

Here’s your chance to pitch your bright ideas to a room full of investors. The Bright Buffalo Niagara Entrepreneur Expo is back and looking for talented entrepreneurs. The Hotel @ Lafayette in Buffalo, N.Y. will set the stage for this premiere business plan competition, scheduled for June 15, 2016. New this year, winners will receive a total of $25,000 in prizes....

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Success Is No Sweat for Coolture

Success Is No Sweat for Coolture

Without ever a thought of failure in her mind, Luanne DiBernardo, along with her brother, Van DiBernardo, revolutionized the world of cooling vests with the launch of Coolture. "I think I have an uncanny ability to forget that I could fail," laughed DiBernardo, CEO. "There is a missing syntax in my brain that says 'I cannot do this.'"...

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