Communities all over the world are vying to become "the next Silicon Valley" and New York's Capital District is no exception.
The local Chamber of Commerce came up with the nickname Tech Valley over a decade ago and it's finally starting to catch on. But despite the growth of technology companies, the area around Albany is still a far cry from that other, more famous valley in California.
So what is next for Tech Valley? And how can it grow?
That was the topic of a panel discussion on Thursday afternoon hosted by the computer chip manufacturer, GlobalFoundries. The guest of honor was technology pioneer, and co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak.
Here's some of his advice: