Change of Pace: Day Passes

Change of Pace: Day Passes More professionals are coming to Troy Innovation Garage and using Day Passes. For $25, our Day Pass gives full access to our dynamic and inspiring workspace. The Garage is full of good professional energy and people who come here always say how productive they are. A Day Pass is a great way to mix up the workweek. It’s…
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INNO ON FIRE

By Justin Dawes – Reporter August 04, 2022, 12:16pm EDT People outside of the Capital Region typically don’t think of it as home to a startup scene. They would be wrong – the work by the companies highlighted here proves that. The Albany Business Review’s first Inno on Fire showcases some of the Capital Region’s most promising startups in several…
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How Sinclair Schuller grew Nuvalence from 0 to 170 employees in 4 years

By Justin Dawes – Reporter July 24, 2022, 07:00pm EDT Nuvalence hired 50 people in the first quarter of 2022. That latest explosion came on top of continual growth since the software development company was founded in 2018. The company started with six people – the three founders and three early employees – and now has more than 170 people….
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Why Troy Innovation Garage is Starting an Accelerator for Small Business

By Justin Dawes – Reporter Link to article During the early days of the pandemic when people had a lot of free time, some started side projects to generate extra income. Tom Nardacci wants to help owners learn how to maintain those small businesses long term. One of his coworking spaces, the Troy Innovation Garage, is starting a new six-week accelerator program…
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Troy Innovation Garage Announces “Micro Meetup”, a Microenterpise Accelerator Program to Launch and Support Small Business

Troy Innovation Garage today announced “Micro Meetup,” a new microenterprise accelerator program to help launch and support small businesses in the Capital Region.  The first cohort of the 6-week program will take place this fall, from September 7 – October 12, 2022, and participants will learn the basics of business, startup principles and business management. Check this article again soon…
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Troy Innovation Garage Celebrates its 5 Year Anniversary

5 Years! Stop by on March 9 to help celebrate this milestone 5 years ago, we celebrated the opening of Troy Innovation Garage. We had purchased a building that sat mostly vacant for over 30 years on 4th Street in Troy. We started with some vague ideas. We wanted to develop a community of creatives and startups. We wanted to…
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Troy software startup Inspect Point raises $28M

By Justin Dawes – Reporter In its first-ever fundraise, Troy software startup Inspect Point said Thursday that it has raised $28 million. The funding comes from Mainsail Partners in the form of growth equity, a form of private capital typically for relatively mature companies that are looking to grow. Mainsail Partners says it invests exclusively in fast-growing, bootstrapped software companies….
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New York’s first EV factory planned for Green Island

By Justin Dawes  –  Reporter, Albany Business Review Jan 13, 2022, 9:13am EST An industry veteran wants to make electric vehicles in a new factory planned for Green Island. John Gillie said he plans to build a 150,000-square-foot facility on 15 acres of the 50-acre site bordered by Tibbits Avenue and Cannon Street, formerly home to a Ford factory. And…
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STARTUPS TO WATCH

It’s been a year of significant milestones for several startups in the Capital Region. As 2021 comes to a close, we are considering which startups we expect to reach milestones in the next year as part of Albany Inno’s first-ever Startups to Watch. The companies in this group have each made strides recently that foreshadow growth in 2022. Some of…
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