CONNECTING UPSTATE NEW YORK'S INVESTORS AND COMPANIES TO INCREASE ACCESS TO CAPITAL

ABOUT UPSTATE CAPITAL

Upstate Capital is the association that connects capital providers to opportunities across New York state. Since 2003, the association (formerly UVANY) has been the place to meet capital providers from angel and early stage to middle market private equity investors, lenders, professional advisors, entrepreneurs and company executives.  

We facilitate access to capital for companies and deal flow for investors by maintaining a robust network through membership, events and communication.  We connect, educate, inspire and celebrate the investors, entrepreneurs, executives and professional advisors who build businesses in Upstate New York.


MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

 ACCESS TO INDUSTRY LEADERS

The cultivated network of investors, transaction professionals, company founders and executives offers members unique opportunities for education and business development.


SUPPORT FROM INVESTORS

Our knowledgable staff and board consult with members on a one-on-one basis. We offer insight on a wide range of issues from preparing for early stage investment to strategizing on funding growth and change for established companies. 

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Exclusive access to leading news, industry information and data-driven reporting on deal flow across Upstate New York means our members gain valuable, timely knowledge.


WARM INTRODUCTIONS

Upstate Capital members request warm introductions through the membership portal to facilitate business development.

Leading Insights

STATE OF UPSTATE

Upstate Capital's partnership with Pitchbook means that we have access to up-to-date data on deals done across the state.

We release quarterly State of Upstate reports keeping tabs on upstate deal flow from early stage seed to middle market buyout deals.

Members enjoy full access to detailed quarterly deal flow information, and everyone is welcome to sign up for summary reports.

UPSTATE EVENTS

Upstate Capital hosts events throughout Upstate New York to help connect investors, professional advisors and company founders and executives. With members across every region in New York State, the opportunities to connect and grow within the Upstate Capital network are endless. Join our mailing list below to hear about the events happening across the state.


Regional Events

Upstate Capital's regional events help attendees keep track of the most important trends and successes in our ever-changing industry, all while helping our members leverage  top-notch networking opportunities.

Special Events

Upstate Capital hosts special events that feature exclusive, limited access opportunities for members and invited guests in the Upstate New York investment community, including exclusive roundtables for executives, Upstate Down pitch days in New York City and our annual Investor Forum & Day at the Races in Saratoga.

UPSTATE NEWS