Thriving in CapNY: Women in Digital Gaming

CapNY offers a level up for those looking to break into the gaming space. Jobs in game design, character development, software, and so much more are plentiful with 24 studios (7 large, 17 indie) calling the region home. An Industry BOOMING Many have produced games of our childhoods such as Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater asContinue reading “Thriving in CapNY: Women in Digital Gaming”

4 Millennial Changemakers in CapNY Housing

If you’ve spent time in Albany, there’s a chance that you’ve noticed a bright red ‘X’ on multiple buildings. Albany has a lot of homes that are currently vacant, dilapidated, and not up to safety codes. Seeing all of those properties that have great potential, you can’t help but to dream of all the possibilities,Continue reading “4 Millennial Changemakers in CapNY Housing”

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”

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”

7 Cool CapNY Healthcare Career Tracks for Non-Clinical Professionals

When you walk the halls of a healthcare facility — especially the hospital — you will notice all the letters after the doctors’ names. However, I’m happy to report that there are MANY great, behind-the-scenes health care careers that are keeping patients and community happy and healthy all across the CapNY. Many of us non-medicalContinue reading “7 Cool CapNY Healthcare Career Tracks for Non-Clinical Professionals”

The New Tech Valley: 5 CapNY Companies With Global Impact

Meet the amazing tech companies that make CapNY one of the nation’s fastest growing metro areas for manufacturing jobs! We’ve Come a Long Way In the late 1990s, under the moniker “Tech Valley,” NY’s Capital Region committed to competing with major tech players like Boston and Silicon Valley.  Now, CapNY has built a strong foundationContinue reading “The New Tech Valley: 5 CapNY Companies With Global Impact”

Six Rising Stars in the CapNY Fashion Industry

If you ask, or simply look, around – it wouldn’t shock you to learn there hasn’t been much of a fashion scene here in the Upstate New York area. But if you sought out any of the up-and-comers who are paving a fashion path of their own, they’d tell you there is a lot goingContinue reading “Six Rising Stars in the CapNY Fashion Industry”

Five CapNY Artisanal Foods You Must Try!

CapNY is every foodie’s dream! We have an abundance of farm-to-table restaurants, nationally known farms, and incredibly unique food producers. Read on to learn more about five artisanal food makers that have some serious CapNY flare…CAUTION, we recommend reading this after you’ve already had a snack…may cause hunger. Saratoga Peanut Butter Co. Saratoga Peanut ButterContinue reading “Five CapNY Artisanal Foods You Must Try!”

5 Film Industry Professionals To Watch in CapNY

These 5 film industry professionals may not be famous (yet), but they’re making incredible work right here, right now, in the Capital Region. The Capital Region is just three hours from New York City, a global hub for filmmaking. However, even though the Capital Region regularly hosts television shows and movies, we’re more often soughtContinue reading “5 Film Industry Professionals To Watch in CapNY”

The Amazing Creative Industries of CapNY!

The Creative Industries are the heart of CapNY. They’re what makes us such an amazing place to live. And, it’s a huge economic driver, with billions of dollars in earnings. That’s Melissa auf der Maur, bassist for Hole and Smashing Pumpkins, Founder, Basilica Hudson. She’s one of the beacons of CapNY’s Creative Industries. Photo courtesyContinue reading “The Amazing Creative Industries of CapNY!”