Garage Member Q&A – Sue Green, Paperkite

Our community manager Nicole took some time to catch up with Garage Member Sue Green, CEO of Paperkite and ask her some fun questions while she’s working from home. While we miss our in-person interactions in our space, it has been wonderful to see some familiar faces via video call and still find a way to make valuable connections. You…
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6 Resources For NYS Small Business Relief During COVID-19

We know this is a challenging time for all small businesses navigating the day-to-day changes throughout this global crisis. And while there are new resources available to answer your questions and provide some form of relief to local business owners, it can be overwhelming to sort through and understand exactly what these new plans and programs can mean for you….
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Introducing “The Box” Podcast Studio

We’re so excited about The Box podcast studio, one of the newest additions to Troy Innovation Garage! As we evolve, we continue to update and introduce new elements into our space that our members can enjoy and use to create. We turned one of our small meeting areas into a podcast studio with some amazing wall decals from a local…
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The rise of gig workers in the Capital Region

Writers, designers and other creative types working in the Troy Innovation Garage on 4th Street are among the rising number of gig workers nationally. The $1.3 million development project opened this spring. “We have 80 members today and I am actively pursuing developing other spaces around the region and in other markets,” Tom Nardacci, founder of the Troy Innovation Garage…
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Readers’ Poll Winners: Goods and Services

Voted The Alt Weekly Readers’ Poll winner of “The Best Coworking Space” in the Capital Region: Troy Innovation Garage In perhaps what was the blowout of all blowouts in this year’s poll, Troy Innovation Garage took home nearly all of the votes cast in the category.

Troy Innovation Garage celebrates National Hot Dog Day

Hot dog lovers came together Wednesday afternoon at the Troy Innovation Garage to celebrate National Hot Dog Day by eating hot dogs from various local restaurants. Gramercy Communications hosted a tasting of the area’s finest mini hot dogs to coincide with National Hot Dog Day on Wednesday. The event was conceived and coordinated by Gramercy Communications 2017 summer interns as…
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“We have the opportunity to work with a unique material, not currently available anywhere else in the world,” Jeff Betts the man behind the design and development of Ecovative Design.

For those who don’t know, could you tell us a bit about yourself and your business? We are Jeff Betts and Kenny Lush from Ecovative, a biomaterials company in Green Island where they design products and work with other companies to design solutions using Mushroom® Materials. How did you get into your business? We both graduated a few years apart…
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