Building Upstate NY Through Entrepreneurship

Your gift will connect Upstate NY's entrepreneurs with the people and resources they need to grow.

A fundraising campaign for Upstate Venture Connect

With your support UVC will continue to:

  • Connect startup founders to the mentorship and investing resources of the UNY50 Leadership Network
  • Collaborate with entrepreneurial leaders to create angel funds and student entrepreneurship programs in every Upstate city
  • Highlight Upstate NY startups and supporting resources on the UNY Ecosystem Map
  • Celebrate successes through the UNY Pulse blog, newsletter and social media
  • Enhance creative collisions between technologists, entrepreneurs and creatives via the UNY Events Calendar
  • Measure the impact of the most promising UNY companies via the annual Venture CEO Survey
  • And much more...

For those wishing to contribute via check, please email for instructions. 

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About the Organization

Upstate Venture Connect

Upstate Venture Connect is an entrepreneur-led nonprofit focused on building a region wide startup community. We connect high growth company founders with the people and resources needed for success. We also partner with ecosystem leaders to create angel capital funds and build programs that assist entrepreneurial college students, researchers and technologists.