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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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Technology Startups Offered Gateway to Funding

In building startup communities, measuring ecosystem growth and celebrating our achievements over the past five years, Upstate Venture Connect is at the center of what makes our region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem thrive as entrepreneurs continue to build products and companies that improve communities, cities and the world....

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Early Stage Technology Companies Present Ideas at the 2015 JazzTech Conference in Rochester, NY

The 2015 JazzTech Conference held at the University of Rochester was the first annual event hosted by UR Ventures and Cranberry Capital. In a mission to build relationships and foster innovation throughout Upstate New York, startup founders pursuing ways in which to change the world with advanced technology were brought together with community leaders proven successful in building and funding ventures responsible for strengthening our...

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What do investors want?

By: Chuck Stormon I’m an anomaly. I’m an entrepreneur, an angel investor and an institutional investor (venture capitalist) all at the same time. I’ve been an entrepreneur for 30 years, and angel investor for 7 years and a venture fund manager for 3 years. As an entrepreneur, I’ve raised about $45 million from top venture capitalists. As an angel, I’ve invested in 31 startups and as a...

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