October 4, 2022
Launch NY September 2022 Newsletter
LAUNCH NY MARKS 10 YEARS OF HELPING WNY STARTUP COMPANIES ‘GET TO YES’
“Our mission is to identify, support and fund companies that have high growth potential, because they are the greatest generator of jobs in this country,” Launch NY CEO and President Marnie LaVigne, Ph.D. said.
EXPAT RETURNS TO LEAD 3AM INNOVATIONS
Launch NY Board Member, Mel Passarelli, is named CEO of portfolio company 3AM Innovations and Tom Golisano’s Grand Oaks Capital Makes $9M Investment
LAUNCH NY HOSTS FOUNDERS & INVESTORS CELEBRATION IN ROCHESTER
With dozens of companies and investors among over 100 attendees, Launch NY celebrated its 10th anniversary September 27th with co-host UVC and sponsor Thompson Hine at innovative Sibley Square building space in Rochester. The third and fourth Founders & Investors Celebrations to wrap up our 10th Anniversary year will be held on November 15th at the GROW-NY finals in Syracuse and December 8th in Ithaca.
2022 MARKS THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW THAT ALL UPSTATE NY 43 NORTH FINALISTS ARE LNY CLIENT COMPANIES: CHEER ON AGAPE AND CAHILL TECH!
|Read our comprehensive Annual Report for 2021, released in September!|
LNY PORTFOLIO COMPANY BRAIDBABES ENTERS PHOENIX AS IT QUICKLY SCALES — AND PLANS FOR MORE
LAUNCH NY FEATURED ON SEEDROUND’S TOP 5 INVESTORS FOR SEED STAGE NON PROFIT STARTUPS
LNY PORTFOLIO AND CLIENT COMPANIES RECEIVE $3M FROM NYS TO IMPEDE DISEASE OUTBREAK
October 11, 2022: UB Blackstone LaunchPad Presents: Get Seeded!
October 13, 2022: Networking@Rev: Most Customer-Driven Startup Awards
*October 17-19, 2022: Retool’22: A Climate Tech Conference for Manufacturers (Marnie LaVigne Featured as a Keynote Speaker)
October 19, 2022: Invest NY: Climate Tech 2022
October 19, 2022: NextCorps Luminate Presents: Luminate Finals 2022
October 20, 2022: 43North Finals
October 25, 2022: NYSTAR & FuzeHub: New York State Innovation Summit
November 1, 2022: MedTech 2022
November 3, 2022: CNYBAC Concept to Commercialization Virtual Series Presents: What Does the Math Look Like?
*November 15, 2022: Founders & Investors Celebration at GrowNY Finals (Registration Coming Soon)
December 7, 2022: Invest NY: Annual Awards Celebration
*December 8, 2022: Founders & Investors Celebration, Ithaca (Details TBA)