Invest Local

Who says you can’t transform the local economy without making a profit yourself? With these for profit opportunities, you can work alongside Launch NY’s nonprofit seed fund to co-invest in high-growth startups.

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Investor Network

Are you an accredited investor? Our Investor Network is part of the first family of financing programs that let you Invest Local in the most promising startups in Upstate NY—whether you live in our region or not. With access to our robust pipeline of emerging businesses, you can fund your favorite startup for as little as $10K all from the convenience of your laptop or smartphone. What's more, you'll join hundreds of other investors and supporters to participate in one of the most active seed funds in the country.

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Limited Partner Fund

Launched in April 2019, the Limited Partner Fund is a key part of our Invest Local financing programs that has made it possible for you, the accredited investor, to participate in a pooled, for profit fund that fuels new economy startup businesses. By investing alongside our nonprofit seed fund, our Limited Partner Fund is capitalizing new companies every month.

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Most Active Seed Fund in NYS By the Numbers

Since 2016, Launch NY has invested over $1.9 million in 40 companies with over 130 co-investors bringing 12 times in additional funding to our portfolio companies. Get to know them.

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