Statements from Schenectady County Leaders and New York BizLab Regarding Start-Up New York Announcement

December 16, 2015

For Immediate Release:
    Joe McQueen
(518) 388-4772

December 16, 2015



Statements from Schenectady County Leaders and New York BizLab Regarding Start-Up New York Announcement


(Schenectady County, NY)  Governor Cuomo announced today that Fundabilities has been approved for the Start-Up NY program. The company will establish its offices at the New York BizLab at 251 State Street in downtown Schenectady creating 11 new jobs.

Anthony Jasenski, Chairman of the Schenectady County Legislature

“We welcome this announcement by Governor Cuomo, and are pleased that working together with SCCC and Metroplex, we’ve brought another growing business to Schenectady County.”

Steady Moono, President of Schenectady County Community College

“SCCC is proud to partner with the County and the New York BizLab to help fulfill a core mission of the college – to create job opportunities for our students right here in Schenectady County.  We are very pleased that the Start-Up NY Program at SCCC has achieved another success in bringing new companies and jobs to our community.”

Antonio Civitella, Founder and President of the New York Biz Lab and CEO of Transfinder

“We are excited to welcome Fundabilities to the New York BizLab. This company leverages technology to help organizations raise much-needed funds in an efficient way. You need an edge over traditional fundraising tactics. Working with our partners at Schenectady County Metroplex and SCCC, we have now attracted a total of four companies to downtown Schenectady using the Start-Up NY program.”

Fundabilities has developed a crowdfunding platform utilized by individuals, non-profit organizations, clubs, schools and businesses to raise money. Users have the ability to launch and market campaigns via social media tools. End-users have the ability to donate to an individual or organization via credit card using a secure check out process. The platform is ready for public use and next steps include hiring.  The company will create 11 new jobs.

Other Start-Up NY successes in Schenectady include Lottery Rewards, Sure Done and Furlocity.   All are located at the New York Biz Lab at 251 State Street in Schenectady.

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