Member Highlight: Metabolic

#GarageMemberHighlight: Metabolic, CEO Ryan Hanley and Founder Matt Phelps. Both native to the area, this entrepreneurial-minded duo have some big plans. It’s evident that fitness has defined the better part of Matt’s life. Matt started Metabolic in 2013 and began his fitness career long before that. In just a short amount of time, Metabolic has grown from 150 clients to…
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Member Highlight: James Spencer, AGILE Ecosystems

#GarageMemberHighlight: If you’re looking for a thought-provoking conversation, sit down and talk with James Spencer. A seasoned vet in the world of startups and innovation, he’s seen it all (he even constructed a robot as a young kid). James is general wealth of knowledge in education, arts, community, engineering, robotics, technology, the Capital Region and more. Most importantly, he believes…
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Garage Talk: Meet Clickit Digital

Clickit Digital is a women-owned digital marketing agency that provides a mix of innovative technology with solid marketing strategy to provide their clients a powerful advantage over their competition. Clickit Digital does this by developing unique digital strategies through an integration of PPC search, display, video, mobile and social advertising to produce a unique combination of media. www.clickitdigital.com

Member Highlight: Jack Carpenter, Two Buttons Deep

#GarageMemberHighlight: The Jack of all trades (pun intended here). A guru in video production, social media, marketing, entrepreneurship, entertainment and more. Through his countless experiences in media and television, Jack Carpenter and his team have been able to understand and navigate the changes and trends in the ever-changing way we digest content and capitalize on what people want to see…
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Member Highlight: Vanta Partners

#GarageMemberHighlight: Dean Iacovetti wasn’t sure what path he wanted to pursue in life. He went to law school and got a degree (because he was taught that you finish what you start), although he knew that wasn’t it. He stumbled into a career in recruiting and working 15 hour days and never looked back. Within the last year, he established…
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Troy Techstars Startup Weekend

What a fun, thought-provoking weekend in Troy, New York! We were honored to co-sponsor #StartupWeekendTroy with so many great partners. We’re inspired by the ideas, innovation, passion and resilience of these entrepreneurs who participated in a 54 hour weekend to pitch an idea and work on bringing that idea to life. We were proud to see mentors, judges and local businesses…
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Member Highlight: Albany Can Code

#GarageMemberHighlight: Annmarie Lanesey and Stacy Bressette are the driving force and powerhouses behind Albany Can Code. Albany Can Code, Inc is a non-profit educator providing tools & structures to Capital Region employers, educators and the public to grow the Tech Valley area. Since 2016, Albany Can Code has been promoting inclusivity and diversifying talent in the Capital Region’s tech industry through their hands-on career…
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Member Highlight: Capital District Digital

#GarageMemberHighlight: Capital District Digital is a full-service marketing agency that specializes in helping small to medium sized companies strengthen their digital presence. Capital District Digital is your go-to for website design, SEO services, e-commerce, social media marketing and more. Anthony and Kaila strongly emphasize the importance of creating personal relationships with their clients and serving as a resource in helping…
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UNY Leaders: Tom Nardacci

UNY50 leaders are building a more connected startup ecosystem. Membership is by invitation only, with selective criteria that facilitates trust and collaboration. UNY50 members are: • Proven entrepreneurs building high growth businesses with sales, equity investment or exits of over $10 million • Corporate “intrapreneurs” with success conceiving, developing and launching high impact products within organizations • Ecosystem influencers with a record of mentoring, investing in, and…
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