-- Investment of the Year awarded across multiple sectors:* Emerging High Tech - hardware/software, cleantech, drones and UAS, medtech* Software - platforms, SaaS, gaming* Food/beverage/agtech* Manufacturing
-- Dealmaker of the Year awarded to individuals within each of 4 regions who are working in the transaction space, including private equity and debt investors, commercial bankers, attorneys, accountants, investment bankers and consultants.* Buffalo & Western NY* Rochester, Finger Lakes & Southern Tier* Syracuse, Central NY & Mohawk Valley* Albany, Capital District, North Country & Hudson Valley
-- Lifetime Achievement Award to 1 person who has had a significant impact on the investment ecosystem over several years. Nominees will be nearing the end of his/her career, already retired, or the award may be given in memoriam.
Awards highlight significant transactions that have had significant impact in Upstate New York in the past calendar year. Based on several factors including size, location, and impact on community, winners will be selected by the Event Committee, a committee of the Upstate Capital Board of Directors. Winners will be announced at our Annual Deal Celebration on December 5, 2018 in Rochester. If you would like to make nominations for multiple companies or categories, submit multiple responses through this form.