Dispatches from Planet Albany LIVE!

The Bull Moose Club is excited to welcome back a live recording of Dispatches from Planet Albany, A Capitol Pressroom Podcast on January 29. David Lombardo and his team will be joined by special guests Shontell Smith and Jasmine Gripper, as they discuss the goings-on inside The Capitol, what the 2024 budget and Legislative Session might hold, and the hottest topics in State government. This event is open…
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Bringing Abundance into 2024!

Welcome to 2024! We’re hoping to that you’ve set some goals for this year (we’re not a fan of the term “resolutions,” it just feels not permanent), especially for your start-up or small business. And, if you have we want to be there to help you. If you’re looking to set aside more time to get work done, our memberships…
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The Martin Group Relocates Capital Region Offices to Troy Innovation Garage

Albany, N.Y., August 22, 2023 – The Martin Group, an award-winning integrated communications agency, with offices in Buffalo, Rochester, and New York City, has officially established its relocated corporate home in the Capital Region at the Troy Innovation Garage. Beginning in July 2023, the agency has agreed to a multi-year lease term for The Garage’s 3,500 sq. ft. enterprise office…
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Garage to Host Meet-Up on July 11

Let’s get to networking! End your day by making impactful connections with snacks, and drinks. Refreshments and food will be provided. Register here. About the Hudson Valley Entrepreneurs and Professionals Gathering (on Meetup.com) Being an entrepreneur and being a professional can often be a solitary existence. Where does one go to find community, share ideas, and get support? Right here….
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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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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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