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Do you want to help local startup businesses grow in Upstate NY? Launch NY's crowdfunding campaign is live!
We are a Venture Development Organization (VDO)
encompassing the 27 counties of Upstate NY,
playing a unique and necessary role:
Providing “Proof of Concept” Funding AND Support.
Launch NY serves the following counties: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Niagara, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Seneca, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates
Rachel Jackson of Rachel's Remedy® talks about the key role Launch NY played in turning her idea into an FDA approved product for nursing mothers. Watch video >
Launch NY provides entrepreneurs experienced mentoring using best practice processes and connections to specialized resources both in and beyond the Upstate NY ecosystem.
Thus preparing you to compete for and win the funding and additional resources needed to move forward.
Launch NY provides investors
looking to drive business success and build the Upstate NY economy access to investable opportunities at multiple levels, ranging from direct investments to funding critical startup activities.
start-up businesses served, comprising
We collaborate with organizations whose purpose
is to assist entrepreneurs and encourage entrepreneurship.
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Since earning its nonprofit status in 2012, Launch NY has established its presence across 27-counties including Western New York, the Finger Lakes region, Central New York, and the Southern Tier. Follow the link below to review key highlights from our implementation efforts.
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Buffalo, New York 14203
What are My Next Steps to Engage with Launch NY?
We appreciate your interest in our work and mission, and we are always eager to share our vision with those who just want to learn more about the “entrepreneurial ecosystem.”
To discuss supporting Launch NY, please contact us at:
Marnie LaVigne, PhD
President & CEO