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Mid-Hudson Valley Manufacturing Technology Conference Spearheads Important Discussion for Local Sector

NEW WINDSOR, Dec. 8, 2016 – More than 75 business people gathered for the Mid-Hudson Valley Manufacturing Technology Conference, hosted by The Accelerator, at SUNY Orange’s Kaplan Hall on Dec. 2. The event’s keynote speaker, Robert Amler, MD, MBA – co-founder of BioInc@NYMC; vice president of government affairs, dean of the School of Health Sciences … Continue reading “Mid-Hudson Valley Manufacturing Technology Conference Spearheads Important Discussion for Local Sector”

Laurie Villasuso, Chief Operating Officer, Appears on WTBQ Radio

On May 5, our own Laurie Villasuso was a guest on WTBQ Radio’s “The Three Amigos” show, a morning show hosted by Orange County Legislators Barry Cheney, John Vero, and Paul Ruszkiewicz. As the Chief Operating Officer of The Accelerator and the Orange County IDA, Villasuso answers questions about the IDA, PILOT programs, The Accelerator … Continue reading “Laurie Villasuso, Chief Operating Officer, Appears on WTBQ Radio”

Orange County Business Accelerator

Orange County Business Accelerator Changes Name to Reflect New Goals, Market The Accelerator focuses on manufacturing, broadens market reach to Hudson Valley and beyond NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (Oct. 9, 2015) — The Orange County Business Accelerator yesterday unveiled its new name – The Accelerator – to reflect its new focus and expanding marketing reach, which … Continue reading “Orange County Business Accelerator”

FuzeHub to Host Event on Fashion Manufacturing in the Hudson Valley

FuzeHub to Host Event on Fashion Manufacturing in the Hudson Valley Regional Groups Partner to Support Reemergence of the Industry Hudson Valley, N.Y. – FuzeHub, a not-for-profit that works to connect small- and medium-sized manufacturers with resources throughout the state, has partnered with The Accelerator, Powered by the Orange County IDA, The Orange County Partnership … Continue reading “FuzeHub to Host Event on Fashion Manufacturing in the Hudson Valley”

Making bags, mending women’s lives at new business

NEW WINDSOR – A different kind of enterprise has found a place in Orange County’s Business Accelerator. Unshattered is a not-for-profit organization aiming to give women a renewed chance at life as they overcome issues including drug addiction and alcoholism. It’s the brainchild of Kelly Lyndgaard of Hopewell Junction. She stepped off IBM’s executive ladder … Continue reading “Making bags, mending women’s lives at new business”

Orange County Business Accelerator changes mission, name

NEW WINDSOR – The Orange County Accelerator, which is overseen by the county’s Industrial Development Agency, was created to serve as a business incubator for start-up businesses. The IDA and the accelerator’s new management team, wanted to focus on specific categories of business, said Associate Executive Director Laurie Villasuso. “The accelerator’s goal now, rather than … Continue reading “Orange County Business Accelerator changes mission, name”

Hudson Valley fashion manufacturing event to be held at SUNY Orange

The Accelerator, the New Windsor incubator backed by the Orange County Industrial Development Agency that works to revive the mid-Hudson Valley manufacturing industry, will host an event this month promoting the reemergence of fashion manufacturing in the region at SUNY Orange in Middletown. The event, “Evolution of Fashion Manufacturing in the Hudson Valley: Past, Present, Future,” … Continue reading “Hudson Valley fashion manufacturing event to be held at SUNY Orange”

Orange County Accelerator Takes Mission to New Height

NEW WINDSOR – The mission of the Orange County Accelerator changed just months ago to narrow its focus to cottage industry manufacturing at its New Windsor offices. Orange County Industrial Development Agency Chief Operating Officer Laurie Villasuso said it has taken that new direction one step further with the Accelerator Without Walls program. “Where we … Continue reading “Orange County Accelerator Takes Mission to New Height”