March 19 2020
News, Software/Gaming/IT

Capital Region Digital Gaming Studios Keep People Connected

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2020 ALBANY, NEW YORK – Several Capital Region digital gaming studios are playing an important role in supporting the online networks that are keeping a rapidly growing number of people connected. Helping these large studios and others in the region rise to the occasion is an 8.3

December 10 2019
R&D, Software/Gaming/IT

The Research Connection – December 2019: Software Edition

Featured R&D projects: AiMOS – Artificial Intelligence Multiprocessing Optimized System A Self-Protecting 5G System Using Quantum Computing Approaches Improving Deepfake Detection Expanding Wireless Technology Where’s Waldo? Identifying Cyberattacks using Low-Level Hardware Information This edition’s contributors: SUNY Research Foundation | SUNY Polytechnic Institute | University at Albany | Clarkson University |

March 11 2019
General, Software/Gaming/IT

Capital Region’s Game Development Cluster Is Growing

Large studio employment up 5.6%, Strong demand among independent studios for game development incubator/game space ALBANY, NEW YORK – Large employers within the Capital Region’s video game development cluster have added 5.6 percent more jobs over the past year, and they are all poised to continue growing, according to a

March 12 2018
News, Software/Gaming/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

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

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

November 16 2017
News, Software/Gaming/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

February 8 2017
Software/Gaming/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

December 20 2016
Software/Gaming/IT

How Albany Landed Behind Silicon Valley on the List of Best Places to Find a Job in Technology

U.S. News and World Reports last fall raised eyebrows when it named Albany the nation’s third best place to find a job in technology, right behind San Francisco and San Jose (i.e., Silicon Valley). Even the ranking organization was surprised by this, saying, “Albany isn’t likely to come to mind

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