Point Positive News

4/10/24 A Transformative Venture Is Coming To The North Country in New York State - Confluent Energies

3/26/24 Point Positive Receives 2024 Lipinski Rural Initiatives Award announcement 

3/28/24 Winners of Farm Credit East’s Lipinski Rural Initiatives Award Announced

3/10/24 Mountain Lake PBS features Point Positive investment Small Town Cultures 

2/18/24 The Promoise of Modular Homes 

2/1/24 Keene-grown food business lands Walmart account

6/26/23 - Point Positive and Clarkson University's Shipley Center for Innovation Announce Next Workshop Series - www.pointpositive101.com

6/21/23 - Melinda Little voted in as new board member of the North Country Alliance

6/8/23 - Adirondack Almanack - Point Positive Reaches $5 Million Investment Milestone

6/6/23 - Point Positive hosts field trip for Saranac Lake High School students thanks to Adirondack Foundation and LP Educational Fund

4/28/23 - Melinda Little speaker at the Upstate Capital Association of New York Venture NY event

3/17/23 - REMWell featured in Nature "How the US will remove 'forever chemicals' from its drinking water"

3/1/23 - Confluent Energies announced Armando Suarez as VP of Operations.

2/18/22 - Point Positive's Melinda Little joins entrepreneurs and leaders for Small Communities. Big Opportunities. presented by CBIT

10/26/22 - Small Town Cultures featured in Forbes "Small Town Female Entrepreneur Goes National With Her Fermented Food Brands"

9/14/22 - Point Positive Pitch Session in the Adirondack Explorer  "Point Positive investors support entrepreneurial ecosystem"

8/19/22 - Free Entrepreneurship Workshop: An Opportunity for New Businesses in Northern New York

8/6/22 Yahoo News and Press Republican "Small Town Cultures making big-time moves"

8/3/22 Free Entrepreneur Workshop Point Positive and Clarkson University partner with Naturally Lewis and Jefferson County Economic Development to Support Entrepreneurs

7/23/22 Adirondack Daily Enterprise "Keene’s Small Town Cultures sees big-time growth"

6/9/22 - Confluent Energies in the News "Havecon proudly chosen to build all Confluent Energies"

3/16/22 Small Town Cultures Partnership story in Focus News Daily   "Small Town Cultures & Tea Chest Hawaii Create Healthy Products"

1/13/22 Clarkson University Awarded $1.4 million From Regional Economic Development Council Funding Initiative

10/12/21 - Black River Vally Naturals Business Spotlight on Naturally Lewis

8/27/21 - Black River Valley Naturals in the news "Lyons Falls business doubles down after tough pandemic year"

6/25/21 - Keene-Based Business, Small Town Cultures, Presents to Angel Investors

6/22/21 - Point Positive and Clarkson University Join Forces to Support Entrepreneurs - Free Business Ideation Workshops in the Greater Adirondacks

3/31/21 - Angel inventment group gets grant from Adirondack Foundation - Adirondack Daily Enterprise

3/29/21 - Point Positive Receives Generous Acts Grant from Adirondack Foundation press release

2/10/21 - Swift Rails, Black River Valley Natural and ResET Present to Point Positive at February Pitch Session

1/5/20 - Point Positive Announces February Pitch Session

11/18/20 - Virtual Event Brings Opportunity to Entrepreneurs, TelosAir, and MTRX - Point Positive Hosts Second Fall Pitch Session 

10/20 Point Positive highlighted in Strictly Business, October 2020 issue, "Angels of the Adirondacks"

10/28 - North Country Start-Ups Participate in Fall Pitch Session - press release

10/21/20 - Point Positive and Clarkson Shipley Center Host Workshop on Investment and Financing

9/21/20 Point Positive Announces Next Pitch Session for October 28, 2020 

9/2/20 - Adirondack Daily Enterprise "North Country companies make pitches to investors"

9/2/20 - Adirondack Daily Enterprise feature on Birch Boys Chaga "Mushroom chemistry - Potential pigment patent readies Birch Boys to produce melanin from chaga fungi"

8/15/20 - Adirondack Almanack - North Country Companies Participate in Point Positive Pitch Session

7/18/20 - Extendable tent aptly named the XTENT is the latest launch from Crua Outdoors

7/12/20 - First Free Virtual Workshop Educates on Branding 

7/5/2020 - North Country Companies Participate in Point Positive Pitch Session

7/5/2020 -  Crua Outdoors Launches Its First-Ever Tent Rental Program, “Crua Rentals”

7/30/2020 - Free Virtual Workshops

7/16/2020 - Crua Outdoors Raises $380,000 in Latest Seedrs Fundraising Campaign

2/15/2020 - Point Positive Announces Investment in Ducted Wind Turbines

12/19/2019 - Point Positive Announces Investment in Provider One

12/18/2019 - Announcement: The 2020 North Country Regional Business Plan Competition is going to be held this year in Saranac Lake, primarily at the Hotel Saranac, on Friday, April 3, 2020. Point Positive will be taking an active role in helping Clarkson University, which has hosted the event for the last several years, organize the event, recruit judges and sponsors, and secure participation from all of our region's colleges. 

Point Positive will be taking an active role in helping Clarkson University, which has hosted the event for the last several years, organize the event, recruit judges and sponsors, and secure participation from all of our region's colleges.

12/13/2019 - Point Positive hears from entrepreneurs at fall pitch event - https://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/business/2019/11/point-po...

12/10/2019 - LC Drives selected as  the Venture Capital Deal of the Year award from Upstate Capital - https://www.upstatecapital.org/2019-annual-awards-winners-announced 

11/17/2019 - Point Positive Joins Upstate Capital Association  https://www.pointpositiveadk.com/point-positive-joins-upstate-capital-as...

11/15/19 - Innovator-In-Residence, Melinda Little, hosts Workshop at Hamilton College https://spec.hamilton.edu/levitt-innovator-in-residence-hosts-germinatin...

10/7/2019  - Point Positive Holds Successful Fall Event https://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/business/2019/11/point-po...

9/13/19 - Capital for the Capitol? https://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2019/09/capita...

8/24/19 - St. Lawrence County starting new center to link entrepreneurs with mentors: https://www.nny360.com/news/stlawrencecounty/st-lawrence-county-starting...

7/18/19 - Greenhuse project takes another step: https://www.pressrepublican.com/news/local_news/greenhouse-project-takes...

6/4/19 - Clarkson’s Shipley Center to Co-Host “Start-it Up - Point Positive 101” Workshop: https://www.clarkson.edu/news/clarksons-shipley-center-co-host-start-it-...

4/24/16 - Pro Cat US touts catamaran workboat:  http://www.pressrepublican.com/news/local_news/pro-cat-us-touts-catamara...

5/6/16 - Crua Outdoors coming to Saranac Lake:  http://www.pressrepublican.com/news/local_news/crua-outdoors-coming-to-s...

5/6/16 - Irish tent company to set up in Saranac Lake: http://adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/562225/Irish...

5/11/16 - Investors back start-ups with $1.2M: http://adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/562328/Inves...

5/16/16 - Point Positive connects investors with new businesses in the North Country:  http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/31790/20160516/point-p...

Melinda L. Little, Coordinator
PO Box 1281, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Phone: (518) 354-0202