Through our partnership with  PitchBook , we keep you in the loop on the transactions that shape the upstate New York business landscape.

We're pleased to report  69 transactions  during 2017's 1st quarter. These deals span across 7 industries and all stages of investment including angel, seed, venture capital, private equity and M&A. 
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Deal Highlights

Seed and Venture Deals
  • AVC Auctions  from Buffalo raised $15 million in series B venture funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners.  AVC Auctions is the developer of a web and mobile based platform for car auctions.
  • In Rye, Curemark a company that develops drugs for the treatment of neurological diseases has raised $3 million of angel funding.
  • Integrated Nano-Technologies a developer of diagnostic devices located in Henrietta raised $6.3 million.
  • In Kingston, StateBook International, a provider of an online economic development marketplace, raised over $700,000 in seed funding.
  • CloudCheckr, based in Rochester, a cloud-based cost management platform company, raised $50 million in venture funding.  
Middle Market Transactions
  • In Schenectady, docSTAR, a developer of document management software products, was acquired by Kholberg Kravis Roberts. 
  • FluxData, based in Rochester, a manufacturer of digital imaging systems for aerospace, defense, industrial, medical and scientific markets was acquired by Halma for $27.5 million.
  • The Carlyle Group and Indian Hill Group acquired Ithaca-based Claritas, a developer of consumer segmentation algorithms.
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