Local Technology News

Highlights forthcoming meet and greets about the profession and software community for computer science students at local colleges. Also, seeks software professionals interested and able to donate 2 hours of their time to these meetings.

Tyler Wrightson will speak at the BizLab-Clarkson Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 18th at noon at the Biz-Lab

The Bala brothers have created a new company in Troy to create a world class games and other entertainment modes.

Announcement of VentureB Series event at Pat’s Barn on September 18th beginning with check in at 3:30pm. It is free to attend with registration required.

Apprenda, a once promising Troy startup company, closed shut down this summer and is selling its assets.

Gives notice of forthcoming $350,000 Commercialization Competition to be held in Albany, NY on November 7-8, 2018.

The editor shares some thoughts on the plight of Alain Kaloyeros, etc.

First Luncheon

Under writing and volunteer interns

Under writing support for Capchips will be appreciated. Also, volunteer interns are also welcome. Interning is a great way to learn first hand about the tech community and its key players in this region. To find out about underwriting or about interning contact pmbray@aol.com or call 518 472 1772.

Special Places

Historic Albany Foundation Protects Historic City

The Historic Albany Foundation is Albany's historic preservation organization which actively organizes the citizenry of Albany to preserve the important historic assets of the City of Albany, one of the first cities in the New World.

Columbia County Land Trust

Columbia County is situated southeast of Albany, stretching roughly from Kinderhook and Stuyvesant in the northwest corner down to Ancram in the southeast. Rich in agricultural heritage and natural beauty, it is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes. There’s hiking, fishing, bird watching, boating and a great deal of scenic open space, habitat and diverse ecosystems. The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) is dedicated to ensuring that these qualities endure.

About This Website

The historic, scenic and artistically creative Capital Region was one of the birth places of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century. Today it is emerging as a dynamic center of tech innovation and entrepreneurialism. It has in a variety of communities and in diverse sectors including IT, nanotechnology/semiconductors/bio/life sciences and energy security.

Cap Chip web site is going to make available to the public timely and interesting information on emerging technology, startups, tech leaders and tech’s dynamic impact on our communities and the region’s economy. It will help readers to understand the dynamics of tech development, environment and community life and welfare.