1 Million Cups Albany, NY

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs.

Every Wednesday, one early-stage startup presents their company to a diverse audience of their peers, mentors, educators, and advisors. Then they lay out a particular challenge that the audience helps them and gives feedback on. Come this week, enjoy free coffee, collaboration, networking and participate in the Q&A sessions! Also: If you fit our criteria as an early stage company, come present and get a challenge solved by wicked smart people. For free.

Our May Event is right around the corner! Can’t wait to see everyone there 😃

Next Event: March 13th at UAlbany's Downtown Campus in the Husted Amphitheater. Stay tuned for more updates!

[02/11/19]   UPDATE>>>Our meeting scheduled for this Wednesday, 2/13, will be pushed back one week to 2/20, same time 8 am at IgniteU in Troy.

Scenes from our last meeting with start-ups CenterSquare and TropheCase

From Kaufman Founder School - Powerful Presentation Series, online video series and resources.
Check out the introduction at https://www.entrepreneurship.org/learning-paths/powerful-presentations

Thanks to CampusPro App for presenting this morning!

Hearing from the great startups at IgniteU NY today!

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Saratoga Springs real estate tech company acquired by NYC startup - Albany Business Review

Another successful 1 Million Cups startup!

bizjournals.com WorkOrder.es was started by Chris Thompson in 2014 to make it easier for him to manage the apartment buildings he owns.

Many thanks to Guide For Good for presenting today! If you’re interested in presenting please message us!
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Thanks to Bizi Media Co. for presenting today.

Note our new location for the foreseeable future is the Berkshire Bank off Vly Road in Colonie.

Many thanks to our good friend Dr. Tom from Careers In Transition LLC for presenting yesterday!

2018 Meetings

[01/23/18]   Reminder 1 Million Cups 2018 Kickoff tomorrow from 8 -9 am at IgniteU in Troy

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1 Million Cups features Legacy Juice Works (formerly Saratoga Juice Bar)

Just a couple days from our next meeting on December 6th at the BizLab in Schenectady. See details and register here https://goo.gl/ztWSJE

eventbrite.com 1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. On Wednesday, December 6, 1 Million Cups returns to the...

[11/14/17]   Don't forget to come for a very interesting presentation tomorrow from AutoX, from 8-9 AM IgniteU NY, and network with people like you.

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AutoX, Inc. Data-Driven. Dealer Solutions.

For November 15th, we have founder Richard Truby of an innovative new solution for car dealers called AutoX (http://www.automobilexpress.com/). His team is developing data-driven mobile dealer solutions that enhance customer loyalty and lifetime value for new car dealers.

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[08/22/17]   Our Presenter Wednesday! - Catapult Games

Catapult Games is a Schenectady, NY based Virtual Reality (VR) game development company. With its first release on the way, they aim to target the current dearth of quality games in the VR format. Like any good startup, they have an interesting story and interesting challenges - that you can help them solve!

Hear their story and give them feedback, this Wednesday.

Where and When?

8-9 AM, August 23, 2017 IgniteU NY 333 Broadway, Suite 350, Troy, NY 12180

An interesting and World-Saving Presenter this Wednesday - at 1 Million Cups!

Here’s a startup with a product that can save lives and at the same time support entrepreneurship!

Over 50% of water in Bangalore slums is contaminated, and almost half of Bangalore residents consider this water to be the primary cause of their illnesses. Through a lease-to-own program, Pure Paani will distribute a device that consists of a water filter and a hand pump to microentrepreneurs already living in the slum communities. Pure Paani will focus on product development and testing, customer feedback, and collaboration with partners.

Hear their story and give them feedback, this Wednesday!

Where and When?
8-9 AM, July 26, 2017

@ IGNITEU - 333 Broadway, Suite 350, Troy, NY 12180

[06/13/17]   THIS WEDNESDAY JUNE 14, 8AM at the Albany Barn:

The Five Disfunctions of a Team
Presentation by Dave Borland

Please join us for coffee an awesome presentation and great startup networking

BRING A FRIEND!

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THIS WEDNESDAY, we are back at the Albany Barn. Join us for some networking and for a startup presentation by The Bagel Network!

Wednesday May 10, 8-9 AM @ the Albany Barn

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1millioncups.com A weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Albany. The coffee is highly encouraged.

Awesome meeting today over UAlbany! We had a great turnout today! Thank you to everyone who came out today! Our next meeting is April 12th in Saratoga! We hope to see all of you there!

[03/07/17]   Can't wait to see everyone at tomorrows meeting! Come by at 8am!

[03/02/17]   Remember to come out March 8th to our next meeting!

[02/15/17]   Come out next month on March 8th to the SUNY Albany Massry Center for Business Room BB151. It will be from 8am-9am. We have had awesome turnouts the past few meetings!!

[02/10/17]   Interesting article in the TU about startups in decline vs. the number of closures. Slightly up in the Capital Region. Two of our friends, Janet Tanguay at Capital Region Chamber and Bill Brigham at NYS Small Business Development Center talk about it. Interesting stats about the Entrepreneur Boot Camp results. Our organizer David Borland was a graduate back in the day, and also was a client of the NYSBDC. Multiple businesses later thanks in part to both of them.

If you haven't been in a while, come to our next 1MC March 7 to help another startup!

Thank you to everyone who came out. It truly is amazing what they are doing at Think Board!! If you couldn't make it today I still recommend that you check them out! Thank you to IgniteU NY for hosting us today! I hope everyone has a great rest of your week and we will see you on March 8th at UAlbany for the next meeting!!

Loved listening to the presentation from The Think Board. Thank you for presenting and keep up the good work!

[02/08/17]   We are here in Troy at igniteuny! We are looking forward to today and the presentation from the think board!

[02/06/17]   Only 2 more days until our next meetup! Come out on Wednesday at 8am to IgniteU down in Troy! Check out more about the think board at https://www.think-board.com/!! Hope to see you all there!!

[02/05/17]   Hope everyone is looking forward to the Super Bowl today!!! It should be a great game! We are only a few days out from our next meeting on Wednesday at 8AM. I look forward to seeing all of you there!!!

[02/03/17]   I hope you all had a great week! We look forward to seeing everyone in 5 days IgniteU NY. Thank you!

[02/01/17]   Only 1 week until the next meeting! Come join us at @IgniteU in Troy at 8 AM!!!

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Rememeber to come join us on February 8th for our next meeting at IgniteU in Troy. The presenter will be Think Board who is changing the work place with a revolutionary idea. We hope you can make it. We can't wait to see everyone there! Learn more about Think Board at https://www.think-board.com/

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[01/27/17]   I hope you guys have had a great week! Enjoy your weekend! We are looking forward to seeing you all in a few weeks.

[01/25/17]   We are only 14 days away from our next meeting!!! Remember to mark your calendars for February 8th. Come to IgniteU NY at 8am that morning. We can't wait to see you guys there.

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Think Board Dry Erase Sheets

Come join us February 8th for our next meeting at IgniteU in Troy. The presenter will be Think Board who is changing the work place with a revolutionary idea. We hope you can make it and we look forward to seeing everyone there! Learn more about Think Board at https://www.think-board.com/

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[01/19/17]   Mark your calendars!!! Our next meeting is February 8th at 8AM at 333 Broadway. Suite 350 at Troy, NY.

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Just a reminder, anyone who would like to present at our next meeting please apply at http://www.1millioncups.com/albany.

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[01/11/17]   Awesome meeting today at the NY Biz Lab. Kirsh Helmets is doing great things and we hope them success in their future endeavors. Thank you everyone that came today. We hope to see you all next month at the next meeting!

It's almost time!! Less than 12 hours until our monthly meeting! Come join us as we listen to all the great things that they are doing at Kirsh Helmets! Tomorrow from 8am-9am at the New York BizLab​
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Get Excited!! Less than 24 hours until our monthly meeting! Come join us as we listen to all the great things that they are doing at Kirsh Helmets! Tomorrow from 8am-9am at the New York BizLab
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We can't wait for 1MC - this Wednesday at New York BizLab in Schenectady! 8AM-9AM - Kirsh Helmets is presenting. http://www.1millioncups.com/albany

Great day today Troy Innovation Garage and our presenter Endorphin Advisors! We'll be running 1 Million Cups only once a month. Our next event will be in Schenectady at the NYBizLab Wednesday January 11th. You'll love the presenter!

Want to be notified of upcoming events? Just go to http://www.1millioncups.com/albany and click follow!

[12/14/16]   Tomorrow - 1 Million Cups at Troy Innovation Garage. This is now a once a month event - so don't miss it. Are you coming? http://www.1millioncups.com/albany

What are you doing for an hour Wednesday AM? Come to the Troy Innovation Garage for the 1 Million Cups event. 8-9 AM. You gotta check this place out.

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