News releases from Albany Business Review
Former Informz execs' next idea didn't work, so they're trying again
January 14, 2022
Troy software startup Inspect Point raises $28M
January 13, 2022
The company — one of Albany Inno's Startups to Watch in 2022 — had been fully bootstrapped to this point.
Pride Center names new executive director
January 12, 2022
The organization's new executive director said he wants to "establish relationships with local businesses and organizations to provide training and consultation on LGBTQ+ cultural awareness and...
Atlast Food finds partner to help significantly scale production of its plant-based bacon
January 11, 2022
Ohio health startup with $50M in capital enters Capital Region with goal of transforming care
January 06, 2022
Dr. Jacob Reider is taking a big leap toward transforming the delivery of health care in the Capital Region.
This week in Albany business bankruptcies include AH Development Group LLC and Tails Wagg Inn LLC. For the year, Albany has recorded 12 business bankruptcy filings.
Startups to Watch: The 7 Capital Region tech companies to have your eye on in 2022
December 30, 2021
From sparking revolutions in vegan food to reimagining health care, these startups are working to disrupt their industries and change the way we live and do business.
Here's a breakdown of all the cannabis business opportunities in NY
December 28, 2021
This superfood startup founder has a product in Target. How she got there with debt instead of capital
December 27, 2021
How this Capital Region superfood startup landed a product in Target
December 26, 2021
FuzeHub adds new services for manufacturing and tech startups
December 22, 2021
“A lot of companies are coming up to us now and asking us to help them with their marketing because we have some interesting connections between engineering and manufacturing and marketing expertise,”...
Hudson Valley investment fund preparing to raise more money, looking for new startups
December 21, 2021
Hudson Valley Startup Fund is an angel investment fund focused on startups that have some connection to the Hudson Valley, defined by the organization as north of New York City up through the Capital...
Hudson Valley Startup Fund led a $1.3 million round for United Aircraft Technologies earlier this year.
Why Ecovative is now focusing on vegan leather — again
December 19, 2021
After an exclusivity deal expired, the company is working with two owners of some big fashion brands, such as Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, to develop the next generation of its vegan leather.
Ecovative working with Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger owner to develop vegan leather goods
December 15, 2021
Ecovative said its mycelium leather can be grown to meet a partner’s need for strength, density and fiber orientation, meaning it can be used to make anything from soft garments to thick belts and...
Catholic Charities CEO to retire, search on for successor
December 13, 2021
Catholic Charities provides food, shelter and counseling among other services to 14 counties through the staff of 12 agencies, according to the diocese.
The week in bankruptcies: Screen-It Ltd.
December 10, 2021
This week in Albany business bankruptcies include Screen-It Ltd.. For the year, Albany has recorded 10 business bankruptcy filings.
How Bob Manasier wants to help commercialize new inventions
December 07, 2021
The forecast for NY's weather data network: Startups at UAlbany
December 01, 2021
The first startup to claim space at UAlbany's new ETEC building is a company focused on analyzing complicated weather data to help the drone and air taxi industries. The draw at ETEC? A state network...
Accelerator aims to grow cluster of power semiconductor companies in Capital Region
November 30, 2021
Attracting Wolfspeed — and its $1 billion factory near Utica — was part of the first phase of growing the power electronics industry in New York state. Now it's time for phase two at Albany NanoTech.
Why this gaming tech startup founder moved from LA to Troy
November 27, 2021
Glenn Fiedler first flew from Los Angeles to Troy for business in mid-2019. Later that year, he had a one-way ticket back to Troy and a new base for his gaming tech startup.
International solar development company gets foothold in New York, plans national expansion
November 24, 2021
"We're bullish on growth and development in New York state, and we plan on being here for a long time," said Cipriani Energy Group's Chris Stroud.
How these newspaper owners believe they can save the industry
November 18, 2021
Mark Vinciguerra and Warren Dews Jr. have acquired a majority stake in a software company that can streamline the paywall operations for newspapers and other publications.
Why Aptihealth is moving its HQ from Troy to Boston after raising $50M
November 17, 2021
With that $50 million, the behavioral health startup plans to grow from 120 employees to around 600 by the end of 2022.
Behavioral health telemedicine startup Aptihealth raises $50M
November 17, 2021
These medical professionals are trying to fix problems in their industry
November 16, 2021
Here are four Capital Region startups that were founded by medical professionals after observing a problem in their respective industries
Exergame startup in clinical trials in move toward commercialization
November 12, 2021
FuzeHub exec on what's next for the NY startup scene
November 12, 2021
Elena Garuc on what the region needs to do to get the next level for startups: "I think we need to stay committed. We have a great framework that has been created in the Capital Region."