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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Why this gaming tech startup founder moved from LA to Troy

Glenn Fiedler first flew from Los Angeles to Troy for business in mid-2019. Later that year, he got a one-way ticket, and Troy became the new base for his gaming tech startup, Network Next. He had been visiting to do some work with Velan Studios on its game Knockout City, when Velan founders Guha Bala and Karthik Bala clued him…
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Aurelius Coworks Founder and CEO Tom Nardacci Serving As Business Coach For Columbia University’s “The Greater Good Challenge”

A message from our founder and CEO, Tom Nardacci: “For the second year, I have agreed to serve as a business coach for a startup team for Columbia University’s “The Greater Good Challenge.” The mission is simple – Improve the social, economic, political, technological and environmental conditions of mankind, societies and the planet. The team I helped last year was…
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Why We Start With Art

The most common comment I get from people who come to Troy Innovation Garage for the first time is about the “energy” in our space. Describing what sets apart Troy Innovation Garage from the run-on-the-mill real estate developer tossing some new furniture in private office suites or in our expansive open spaces or conference rooms, and calling it coworking is exactly like trying to describe…
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Inspect Point expanding internationally, adds VP of business development

As seen in the Albany Business Review: The Troy software startup Inspect Point is ready to sell to a new set of customers with the expansion of its platform. Inspect Point’s software allows fire protection companies to manage building inspections, proposals, invoices and service tickets through a cloud-based application. Installing the systems is a one-time deal that companies do on…
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Limited Time Offer: The 3&3 Coworking Membership

Here at Aurelius Coworks. we are so thrilled to see life returning to normal in the downtown areas of Troy and Albany. Members are back in the spaces, summer is in full swing, and with the vaccine rolling out and restrictions being lifted across the state, we’re hoping more individuals will consider the option of coworking as a way to…
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Introducing a new member perk: Reciprocal membership with Hone Coworks

We’re proud to announce an exciting new initiative that makes your Troy Innovation Garage membership even more valuable! Aurelius Coworks has partnered with Hone Coworks to make our flexible office space even more flexible. What does that mean? Effective immediately, full-time members of Troy Innovation Garage and Bull Moose Club are now able to utilize the Hone Coworks open coworking space up to five times per month. Hone’s…
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