Local Technology News

IgniteU NY is working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD) to showcase next-generation cybersecurity technology to be used in New York State and beyond.  It will take place at their event on October 5, 2017.

At the core of the Tech Valley Center of Gravity is the makerspace, a community of enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and professionals sharingequipment & expertise. Located in the Quackenbush Building at 30 3rd Street in Troy, NY, the Center of Gravity has open hours staffed by volunteers who can answer questions and give tours, and many events / classes … Read More »

Provides update on funding by Easter NY Angels.

Notice of RPI’s presentation of Jayant Kadambi as entrepreneur of the year on October 11, 2017.

From the Editor: Upstate Venture Capital of New York is changing its name to Upstate Capital Association of New York. Reason for this change are stated. It new web site address is www.upstatecapital.org.

Future of SUNY Polytecnic Institute still in doubt, but it is not forgotten.

Dan Picketts discussed his approach to leading the successful nfrastructure company. The next Biz Lab luncheon will be on October Luncheon with Michael Wacholder who initiated the RPI Tech Park speaking.

StartUp Tech heads to Saratoga Springs in October.

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.

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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.

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