INNO ON FIRE

By Justin Dawes – Reporter August 04, 2022, 12:16pm EDT People outside of the Capital Region typically don’t think of it as home to a startup scene. They would be wrong – the work by the companies highlighted here proves that. The Albany Business Review’s first Inno on Fire showcases some of the Capital Region’s most promising startups in several…
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Why this Seattle software developer bought a historic house near Albany

By Justin Dawes  –  Reporter, Albany Business Review Jun 19, 2022 Steven Anderson drove his new RV for the first time this month from Seattle to Albany. He, along with his wife and two large dogs, came to settle into their new house, the renovated 1837 VanDerZee Farm in Coeymans that they purchased this spring. When they first visited the…
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Community.

Building and supporting the community is at the core of who we are. Our purpose here is to meet the needs of our members, foster engagement where it’s desired, and provide a place where all members feel comfortable and belong. Everyone is unique and wants something different. Some people want a comfortable spot where they can quietly be productive but…
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Rochester political strategy agency expands to Albany with new office

By Chelsea Diana  –  Reporter, Albany Business Review Feb 10, 2022, 2:49pm EST A Rochester-based agency focused on political campaign strategy and association management has opened an Albany office with an eye on working with clients across the state. The ROBEX Agency opened a second office last month at The Bull Moose Club near the state Capitol, led by Denise…
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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 Balaand Karthik Bala clued him into…
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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 re-create work conditions

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 amenities with others using the space. Tom Nardacci,…
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Inspect Point expanding internationally, adds VP of business development

As seen in the Albany Business Review: The Troy software startup Inspect Point is ready to sell to a new set of customers with the expansion of its platform. Inspect Point’s software allows fire protection companies to manage building inspections, proposals, invoices and service tickets through a cloud-based application. Installing the systems is a one-time deal that companies do on…
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Albany County Airport Authority appoints two board members

Tom Nardacci, founder and CEO of Aurelius Coworks and Gramercy Communications, will serve on the board of the Albany County Airport Authority. Nardacci will be joined Jan. 1 by another newly appointed board member, John-Raphael Pichardo, an attorney in Albany. The appointments were announced Wednesday by the authority board to fill seats being vacated by the Rev. Kenneth Doyle and Anthony Gorman,…
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