Blue Highway Growth Capital’s Co-Founder and Managing Partner Karin Gregory recently spoke at Grow-NY’s Food & Agriculture Competition. The discussion, entitled “Fireside Chat: Rural and Urban Agrifood Investing,” featured Ms. Gregory alongside the Allyn Family Foundation’s Executive Director Margaret O’Connell. Ms. O’Connell discussed the work that the Allyn Family Foundation has undertaken to revitalize downtown Syracuse with Salt City Market, which highlights the area’s vibrant food scene and creates opportunities for small business owners. Ms. Gregory spotlighted Blue Highway’s work in prioritizing shared prosperity between our portfolio companies, their employees, and their broader communities. You can watch the full discussion here.
Grow-NY aims to foster innovation in the food and agriculture industries in the Upstate New York region. Their annual Food & Agriculture Competition brings together the top startups in these industries to pitch their ideas and receive up to $1 million in funding as well as mentorship and networking. These startups in turn help to grow the region’s burgeoning entrepreneurial ecosystem and create quality jobs. For more information, please visit their website at www.Grow-NY.com.