Helping to create new companies + jobs in innovation industries.

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About Martin Babinec

Martin Babinec is a serial entrepreneur, venture catalyst and job creator. He founded TriNet, a publicly traded company that employs over 2,500 people across the U.S. and help small businesses with a cloud based Human Resources solution. He founded and Chairs IntroNet Corporation, a software platform that helps members of a group connect to resources and further grow the job creation environment. In 2010, Martin founded Upstate Venture Connect, a 501c3 nonprofit public benefit corporation dedicated to accelerating the creation and growth of emerging companies by helping entrepreneurs get connected to the resources who can help them. He serves as UVC Chairman and a volunteer. He’s also the co-founder of StartFast Venture Accelerator, which invests in and helps guide high-growth companies in Central New York. Through his Upstate Ventures portfolio, Martin has invested in dozens of New York based startups both directly and through several seed capital funds, which UVC helped create, to engage local business people in supporting Upstate startup companies.

Innovation Economy and What It Can Mean for Upstate NY

Talented, well-educated people are the first ingredient to a successful Upstate NY In [...]

By |October 10th, 2018|Stories + Commentaries|0 Comments

Martin Babinec Testimony to NYS Assembly

November 13, 2017 Hon. Robin Schimminger Member of Assembly Chair, Committee on Economic [...]

By |November 19th, 2017|Stories + Commentaries|0 Comments

Vote for Change or More of the Same?

A new report by the Federal Reserve uncovers that only a handful of [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Stories + Commentaries|0 Comments

Syracuse Mayoral Race: What Voters Want

Voters state Jobs & the Economy as single most important issue; Select Ben [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Stories + Commentaries|0 Comments

Communities Create Better Upstate Jobs

Help our job creators by leveraging assets right here in our communities to [...]

By |August 25th, 2016|Stories + Commentaries|0 Comments

Battle of Oriskany Anniversary Honors American Defenders of the Mohawk Valley

The Battle of Oriskany - A Movement that Created an Independent America After [...]

By |August 6th, 2016|Stories + Commentaries|0 Comments

It’s Time to Adopt Entrepreneurial Thinking

...and disrupt traditional economic development - To no surprise, the Start-Up NY jobs [...]

By |July 8th, 2016|Stories + Commentaries|2 Comments

The Future of Upstate Must Focus On IT Jobs

If we’re serious about creating more high-paying jobs in Upstate New York, we [...]

By |June 29th, 2016|Stories + Commentaries|0 Comments

Martin Babinec Remarks from Upstate Jobs Party Launch in Utica, NY

Frustrated and betrayed...seems sums up the feeling that too many people have about [...]

By |June 17th, 2016|Stories + Commentaries|0 Comments

Upstate Jobs Party Remarks for Binghamton Launch Event

Frustrated and betrayed ...These words come up far too often as people share [...]

By |June 17th, 2016|Stories + Commentaries|0 Comments