March 12 2018
News, Software/IT

Saratoga Springs video game company acquired by South Korean studio

Albany Business Review By: Chelsea Diana MadGlory, the Saratoga Springs, New York, video game company, has been acquired by PUBG Corp., a video gaming studio out of Seoul, South Korea. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Saratoga company, now known as PUBG MadGlory, was created by Brian Corrigan in 2012. Corrigan has made a

March 7 2018
Employment/Workforce, News, Software/IT

Video Game Development Cluster Becomes a Force in Capital Region’s Creative Economy

CEG’s first-of-its-kind regional survey finds cluster employs 350+, majority of studios are hiring The Capital Region’s video game development cluster has become a recognized force in the local creative economy and is poised to get bigger, with a majority of studios reporting hiring plans for the next 12 months, according to the findings of a

February 13 2018
Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing, Software/IT

Capital Region’s Creative Industries Are Impacting the Economy

Download Flyer As the Capital Region looks to expand its creative economy, the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is working in many of its hottest industries to maximize their economic contributions throughout the eight counties. CEG this winter is partnering with the Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy (ACE) to highlight the diversity, size and

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

February 8 2017
Software/IT

How a Tech Job Salary in Albany Beats Ones in San Francisco or NYC

Compared to smaller metros, big cities typically have bigger paychecks, especially when it comes to tech jobs. But bigger is not necessarily better – or more – in terms of buying power. This is something that professionals in tech fields should keep in mind when they are considering whether to work in large tech hubs,

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