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6 12, 2017

Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference Producers Panel

2018-08-02T13:00:48-04:00December 6th, 2017|Event Follow-up|Comments Off on Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference Producers Panel

In case you missed our Hudson Valley Film Conference, you can watch the Producers Panel here. The event’s Producers Panel was moderated by actress Mary Stuart Masterson, who is also a director, producer and founder of Kingston-based Stockade Works. The panel included Barbara DeFina, Lucy Barzun Donnelly and Nicole Quinn, all producers in the industry who explained the reasons why they choose a location and how a production company should act on site, among other topics.

10 10, 2017

The Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference in the News

2018-08-02T13:01:39-04:00October 10th, 2017|Event Follow-up|Comments Off on The Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference in the News

The Accelerator would like to thank everyone who made The Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference a success! In case you missed it, check out the news coverage about our Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference: The Times Herald-Record Mid-Hudson News Spectrum Cable News Eastern Dutchess Daily Voice

8 08, 2017

WEDC Announces Upcoming Entrepreneurship Programs

2018-08-02T13:03:18-04:00August 8th, 2017|OC Business|Comments Off on WEDC Announces Upcoming Entrepreneurship Programs

Free programs provide aspiring entrepreneurs with resources, skills to run a business. The Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC), an organization dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs to build successful businesses through high-quality programs, advisory services and access to capital, announced its upcoming Path to Entrepreneurship programs and its 60+ Hour Entrepreneurial Training Program. The Path to Entrepreneurship program is a free program designed to introduce attendees to small business ownership, teaching the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur and what it takes to run your own business. There are three dates for these programs: Thursday, August 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Th!nk Dutchess Alliance for Business; Tuesday, August 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Read More

2 08, 2017

Lucky Bug featured in Gardiner Association of Business Article

2018-08-02T13:04:10-04:00August 2nd, 2017|OC Business|Comments Off on Lucky Bug featured in Gardiner Association of Business Article

Lucky Bug was featured in an article about local summer fun for the little ones on the Gardiner Association of Business website. Their fun designs and organic fabrics make them them a must-have for all babies and toddlers. Read the article HERE

26 06, 2017

A family grows its textile business with help from TSEC and the Orange County Accelerator

2018-08-02T13:05:38-04:00June 26th, 2017|OC Business|Comments Off on A family grows its textile business with help from TSEC and the Orange County Accelerator

Another great article on Accelerator client Lucky Bug! They were featured in an article on newburghny.org titled, "How a Hudson Valley family of entrepreneurs bootstraps their textile business." Check out the article HERE

8 12, 2016

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

2018-08-02T13:06:29-04:00December 8th, 2016|Announcements|Comments Off on Mid-Hudson Valley Manufacturing Technology Conference Spearheads Important Discussion for Local Sector

Vincent Cozzolino, managing partner of Galileo Technology Group and managing director of the Orange County Industrial Development Agency and The Accelerator, addresses the crowd of more than 75 business people at the Mid-Hudson Valley Manufacturing Technology Conference on Dec. 2. 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 and Practice and Institute of Public Health and professor of Public Health, Pediatrics and Environmental Health Science at Read More

6 06, 2016

Women Entrepreneurship Rising

2018-08-02T13:16:27-04:00June 6th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Women Entrepreneurship Rising

NEW WINDSOR — The wearing grind of a daily commute between Middletown and Rockefeller Center in Manhattan got Stephanie Falsetta to thinking about starting her own business. It was 2014 when Falsetta tossed her career as a paralegal at Christie’s New York and the near-four hour round trip it entailed, to launch a soap and lotions company, Goats in a Coat. Though she had her doubts, the encouragement of her husband, Michael, and her mother, Marianne Markey, won out. “I never thought I’d have a soap company,” Falsetta, a mother of three children, said at The Accelerator, Orange County’s entrepreneur incubator. “I figured I’d retire from Christie’s … But my mom told me to follow Read More

13 05, 2016

Laurie Villasuso, Chief Operating Officer, Appears on WTBQ Radio

2018-08-02T13:07:40-04:00May 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on 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 and it’s shift to a manufacturing focus, The Accelerator Without Walls and much more! Listen below!