Central NY

Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, Tompkins, and Oswego counties.

Tech Garden-affiliated Genius NY accelerator searching for manager

Our supporting member The Tech Garden is searching for a manager of the Genius NY program, a state-funded, $3 million accelerator for data-technology companies. Genius NY is one of several sources of early-stage financing that operate in close partnership with the incubator.

Here is the job description for the Genius NY program manager. For more on Genius NY, please see this issue of CenterStateCEO's newsletter from last year. The Tech Garden is also searching for a resource manager.

Launch NY makes first seed investment in Buffalo incubator startup

Launch NY, a virtual incubator and "venture development organization" serving multiple counties in Western and Central New York, made its first seed investment of $50,000 in the form of a convertable loan to Rachel's Remedy, a portfolio company of the privately operated Z80 Labs incubator in Buffalo. Rachel's Remedy developed and sells "relief packs" for nursing mothers. 

For more information and background from Launch president Marnie LaVigne, please see coverage in Buffalo Business First. For more background on how Launch NY helped Rachel's Remedy, see also this video, embedded after the break.

UVC visits CNY Biotech Accelerator and its resident startups

The blog for Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) recently visited our member the Central New York Biotech Accelerator at SUNY Upstate, interviewing several resident startups about the benefits they see in the program. For UVC's full report on the Syracuse wet lab incubator, please visit the first link above. 

South Side Innovation Center profiled as a path out of poverty for community entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship as a path out of poverty is the focus of a profile of our member the South Side Innovation Center appearing at the intelligenthq.com website. SSIC is a community-based business incubator sponsored by the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship of Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. 



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