Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed

Launch NY has assisted more than 200 firms across industry sectors in our 27-county region with mentoring services and access to vital resources. Check out the entrepreneurs.

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Launch NY and its partners are supporting entrepreneurs in new and exciting ways. You can network and learn with others to help grow your new venture by tuning into regional start-up events.

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Our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence are available to provide free support to help high-growth potential start-up businesses along their journey. Apply through our brief online interview to get started.

Annual Report

Since earning its nonprofit status in 2012, Launch NY has established its presence across 27-counties including Western New York, the Finger Lakes region, Central New York, and the Southern Tier. Follow the link below to review key highlights from our implementation efforts.

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Launch NY starts seed fund
Bennett J. Loudon, Staff Writer. Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

Launch NY has received a $200,000 grant from theJohn R. Oishei Foundation to kick off fundraising for a new seed fund to help entrepreneurs creating new high-growth companies based on hard science.  Launch NY President and CEO Marnie LaVigne said her organization is hoping to raise $5 million for the fund and invest in the first company by the end of this year. 

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