February 5, 2019
Launch NY’s Invest Local Summit & Expo Landscape Introduces New Investor Network to Fuel Upstate NY’s Most Promising Startups
“Invest in Your Own Backyard” Opportunities Highlighted at inaugural event
Buffalo, N.Y., February 5, 2019 – Launch New York (Launch NY), Upstate New York’s first and only venture development organization to help provide pro bono mentoring and capital access to high-growth potential startup businesses across the 27 westernmost counties of the state is expanding its financing programs to include for profit as well as nonprofit seed funding options. At the inaugural Invest Local Summit and Expo, Launch NY, the only venture funding Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) deploying capital in New York State, unveiled their new Investor Network as the first financing program offered in the region to let those near and far invest local in Upstate New York’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.