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Upstate Honors Community Leaders and Connectors   Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) hosted nearly 400 entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders at the 2019 Upstate Unleashed Conference & Venture Ecosystem Awards. Attendees gathered from all corners of Upstate NY to learn, collaborate, and build meaningful relationships. Through collaboration with Ernst & Young LLP, and all our sponsors, it was UVC’s pleasure to honor community leaders through our three awards.   Community Catalyst...

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2018 Awards - Rochester Winners | Upstate Venture Connect

Three of the six winners of this year's Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards hailed from Rochester. Hosted by Upstate Venture Connect, the 2018 Upstate Unleashed Conference brought together over 450 entrepreneurial leaders from across upstate to Syracuse, and featured talks from Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph and CloudCheckr CEO Aaron Newman, among others....

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2018 Unleashed - Winners & Speakers | Upstate Venture Connect

Upstate Venture Connect hosted over 450 entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders at the 2018 Upstate Unleashed Conference and Venture Ecosystem Awards. Guests traveled from Albany, Buffalo, Binghamton, Ithaca, Syracuse, Rochester and Utica to learn, celebrate and connect. This annual event aligns with UVC's mission to create a region-wide startup ecosystem by connecting entrepreneurs to the people and resources needed to build great companies in Upstate...

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2018 Nominees - Deal of Year | Upstate Venture Connect

Each year, Upstate Venture Connect and the venture community in Upstate NY recognize the companies whose exits created wealth for investors and founders/employees. Through these exits and significant fund raises, these companies have become stronger contributors of the local economy.  Here are the 2018 nominees for Deal of the Year! ...

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Upstate NY Rewards Innovation

At the 2017 Upstate Unleashed Conference, Upstate Venture Connect featured the leaders of Upstate New York’s $1M+ innovation competitions – GENIUS NY, Luminate, 43North, and 76West – on the Upstate NY Rewards Innovation Panel. One year later, we caught up with the leaders of each competition to learn the latest on their programs and see the progress the winners have made over the last year....

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