Small Biz, Entrepreneurs & Freelancers

An independent spirit.

Start your business in CapNY, home to 24 higher education institutions and 24 coworking spaces, for digital nomads and homegrown entrepreneurs alike.

Death Wish Coffee, Vicarious Visions, and Adirondack Studios were founded here. Etsy’s got a one of their seven worldwide offices here. Make it here.

Meet us better

CapNY Entrepreneurs in Numbers


creative freelancers


businesses in Albany metro received venture capital investment in 2017


highest avg startup formation rate in upstate (2015-19)


in federal seed funding awarded to small businesses in FY 2020

Why You’ll Love CapNY

CapNY has a history of innovation. There is space for everybody to make their mark.

  • Entrepreneurial networks and support systems
  • Affordable continuing education opportunities at local colleges, universities, and community organizations
  • People who want to help you succeed