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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Science Inspires Business Opportunities in the New Buffalo
Jenna Kavanaugh, Marketing Director. Buffalo Niagara Enterprise Blog - Development Discussions

In 2006, Empire Genomics, a molecular diagnostics firm focused on enabling personalized medicine, was born. At the time, formalized support systems for entrepreneurs were limited, with few resources to help catalyze ideas into businesses.  But Dr. Nowak still found doors that opened to opportunity...........Dr. Marnie LaVigne, currently president and CEO of Launch New York, was leading those efforts at the CBLS and Nowak credits her for the inspirational encouragement and support she provided in the early stages of Empire Genomics’ development. 

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