Seed-stage investment funds in NYS

Following is a list of public, quasipublic, and nonprofit seed-capital funds serving New York State. Generally speaking, because of their funding base, seed funds can take more risk than even early-stage formal venture-capital funds.  

Fund Comments
Winners of Empire State Development’s InnovateNY Regions covered
Cayuga Venture Fund Ithaca and several upstate regions
Excell Partners Several upstate regions
ff Venture Capital  
Golden Seeds Statewide, emphasis women entrepreneurs
SCP Buffalo Incubator Buffalo and Western New York
Stonehenge Capital Statewide