March 13, 2018
Investment by Launch NY Seed Fund Builds on Team Effort by Ecosystem Partners Committed to Entrepreneurship
Most Active Seed Fund in Region Announces $50,000 Investment in Digital Job Training Tools Company
Upstate New York, March 12, 2018 – Launch New York (Launch NY), Upstate New York’s first and only venture development organization (VDO) to provide pro bono mentoring and capital access to high-growth potential startup businesses across the 27 westernmost counties of New York State, today announced it will invest $50,000 in Buffalo based, GRASPIE™, in part supported by a recent 3-year funding commitment by Viaduct, a startup business focused subsidiary of Williamsville-based Aleron, (formerly Superior Group), a premier provider of workforce and outsourcing solutions around the globe. Launch NY’s funding and mentorship augments the team effort to assist GRASPIE that has included business support resources from the Buffalo Urban League and Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus’ Design Innovation Garage.