November 16 2017
News, Software/IT

Success Story: Dumbstruck Strengthens Pitch after VentureB, Scores Investment

In November 2016, the Schenectady startup Dumbstruck was preparing to embark on a venture round to further its transition from a social media messaging app firm to a market research analytics firm. By then Dumbstruck CEO and Co-founder Peter Allegretti had already gained valuable experience pitching his technology to investors from Silicon Valley to New

November 14 2017
Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, News

Capital Region makes presence known at Semicon Europa

Times Union By: Larry Rulison ALBANY — Local business and academic leaders are in Munich, Germany, this week touting the Capital Region’s semiconductor industry at the annual semiconductor trade show known as Semicon Europa. Andrew Kennedy, CEO of the Center for Economic Growth in Albany, will participate on Wednesday in a panel discussion on New

November 14 2017

CEG to Market R&D and MFG Opportunities at SEMICON Europa

Capital Region’s computer and electronic product exports are up 63% over last 5 years ALBANY, NY – November 14, 2017 – As the Capital Region’s exports of manufactured computer and electronic products climb to record highs, the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) today returned to Europe’s largest microelectronics event to build on that momentum. At

November 13 2017

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – November 6 – November 10, 2017

  Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Times Union: HVCC, CEG partnership to help close region’s “middle skills gap” Times Union cites

November 3 2017

430 business leaders attend Center for Economic Growth dinner

Albany Business Review By: Liz Young Laura Schweitzer said the Albany, New York, area’s proposal for’s second headquarters will stay with her after she leaves the Center for Economic Growth board. “This year, we were able to mount an incredible proposal for the Amazon challenge only because we worked together as a region,” she

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