News from Our Troy, NY Coworking Community

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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Tom Nardacci’s 1 million-square-foot goal for the Capital Region

By Justin Dawes – Reporter October 14, 2021, 05:22pm EDT Tom Nardacci says the Capital Region needs to increase the level of flexible workspace from roughly 200,000 square feet to at least 1 million. And that’s just a start. He thinks that’s one of the key actions the region can take to make the startup economy more successful. “I still think…
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Capital Region coworking spaces thrive as people recreate work conditions

As seen in the Times Union Shayla Colon Flexible and coworking spaces are rebounding from the pandemic with continuous growth after COVID thrust creative work conditions onto employers. Coworking hubs are locations occupied by several companies and individuals. They typically offer private offices for rent or memberships where individuals can work out of an open desk environment and share common…
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Three Garage Companies Featured in Albany Inno Under 25

We are so excited to see three of our member companies featured in Albany Inno “Inno Under 25” via the Albany Business Review! It is so special to have such talented, vibrant and innovative teams working right here at our coworking community and private office space in Troy, NY. Read more about each team below and check out the full…
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Garage Member Richard Lin Featured in Albany Business Review

As featured in the Albany Business Review By Justin Dawes Richard Lin had been working for about three years part-time establishing his media production studio, Agora Media, when the pandemic hit. When he added virtual event services in response to the changing needs of his clients, that led to profitability for the first time and his transition to working on the…
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