Welcome to Launch NY.

Launch NY is a nonprofit venture development organization in Upstate New York. We provide pro bono mentoring and access to risk capital for high-growth startups.

Are you ready to launch?

Launch Your startup with Launch NY.

Invest local with your favorite startup.

Donate funds to fuel a startup near you.

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Countless Resources.

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As your partners in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, we’re here for you – ad so are our partners. Join one of the largest seed funds in the country and gain access to hundreds of resources across the country.

$5M
Direct Investment
$65M
Co-Investments
130+
Co-Investors

We support entrepreneurs.

Are you ready to live your best startup life? We’ll help you make connections, demonstrate a proof of concept, and go to market.

We empower investors.

Doing good and and doing well don’t have to be mutually exclusive. We’ll help you give back to your community and generate returns at the same time.

We connect supporters.

Not all heroes wear capes – some write checks. We’ll help you donate funds that support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in your community.

Launch forth and prosper.

Get to know Launch NY, companies we support, and our impact.

Success stories start here.

What’s it like working with Launch NY? Hear what these entrepreneurs are saying about becoming a client company, leveraging our resources, and growing their business in Upstate New York.

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