Making the Move from North Carolina to CapNY: A Career Transplant Story

If you follow Forbes on social media, you might’ve noticed that they recently posted a study by Niche that ranked Albany as the #4 best places in country to be a young professional. CapNY is booming with potential, opportunity, & young professionals from all over the world are making the move to our Upstate NYContinue reading “Making the Move from North Carolina to CapNY: A Career Transplant Story”

CapNY Healthcare Professionals Taking the Lead

The Healthcare Cluster lays the foundation for CapNY’s vibrant economy, accounting for one in eight jobs regionwide. Major employers within the cluster include three major hospital systems as well as several health insurance companies. One of those hospital systems is St. Peter’s Health Partners, a member of Trinity Health. We had the honor of interviewingContinue reading “CapNY Healthcare Professionals Taking the Lead”

2 Hot Woman-Run Startups in CapNY

Startup formation throughout Upstate New York has been second strongest in the Capital Region, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of data from U.S. Census Bureau Business Dynamics Statistics. Our startup economy is booming and people, we invite you to BYOB (bring your own business) here to CapNY! Support & Resources for Startups FromContinue reading “2 Hot Woman-Run Startups in CapNY”

4 Must-Experience Wheelchair Accessible Outdoor Activities in CapNY

There are countless outdoor activities to partake in during CapNY’s spring and summer months. 10 state parks. Countless trails & opportunity. It’s important for us that CapNY has outdoor experiences that are accessible to EVERYONE across our community. In this article, we’ll cover FOUR must-experience wheelchair outdoor activities that you should add to your to-doContinue reading “4 Must-Experience Wheelchair Accessible Outdoor Activities in CapNY”

3 Popular Indoor Spectator Sports Experiences in CapNY

Nothing gets me more hype than going out to support a local sports team…sports bring people together and I love watching the CapNY community come together to cheer our very own talent on! No better way to spark up some CapNY pride than with sports. Here are three sports teams you can enjoy all yearContinue reading “3 Popular Indoor Spectator Sports Experiences in CapNY”

5 of Gabby’s Favorite CapNY Coffee Shops

Everybody knows I love where I come from. CapNY is home for me and I want to see it shine. I spend a lot of time exploring the nooks and crannies of this region, always on the hunt for new, small, local businesses with character. Coffee culture is a huge part of my life, andContinue reading “5 of Gabby’s Favorite CapNY Coffee Shops”

4 CapNY Women Leaders in Technology

Technology has been a driving force in CapNY’s economy for decades. Women are entering the technology field at record numbers, but the field is still male-dominated. It’s vital that companies create opportunities for women to take on leadership positions in tech, and our local companies are stepping up. We’ve decided to highlight four CapNY womenContinue reading “4 CapNY Women Leaders in Technology”

Charming CapNY Towns on the Outskirts

Centuries before automobiles emerged as the singular mode of transport, the Industrial Revolution exploded upward from its epicenter of Manhattan, through the waterways that carve the landscape of Upstate New York. As a result of this rapid expansion, mill towns popped up along the creeks and streams that branch from the Hudson River. Plan yourContinue reading “Charming CapNY Towns on the Outskirts”

Saratoga’s Beekman Street Arts District – It’s a Vibe

When you think of Saratoga Springs, you probably picture horses and the bustling Broadway. You’re not wrong, but there is so much more to this adorable “city in the country.” One such place is the Beekman Street Arts District. Boasting some of the best restaurants and coolest shops in Saratoga, Beekman is still a bitContinue reading “Saratoga’s Beekman Street Arts District – It’s a Vibe”

6 CapNY Gen Zs & Millennials in Manufacturing Careers

Manufacturing and technology have been driving CapNY’s economy for more than a century. Backed by local Research & Development (R&D) centers at the Colleges of Nanoscale Science & Engineering at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, GE Global Research, Albany Medical Center and the Pharmaceutical Research Institute, local companies across CapNY are able to retainContinue reading “6 CapNY Gen Zs & Millennials in Manufacturing Careers”