“This co-investment is yet another example of how our collaborative work with key partners like CenterState CEO fuels Upstate New York’s most promising companies with early funding more effectively, while paving the way to raise future capital,” said Marnie LaVigne, President and CEO of Launch NY.
Buffalo, July 10, 2017 –The M&T Charitable Foundation has awarded Launch New York (Launch NY) a $100,000 grant to fuel high-growth potential entrepreneurs in Upstate New York through pro bono business mentoring programs and seed funding.
The Daily News
“We’re the only women-owned ostomy device company in the world, first true innovation for ostomy patients,” Carrubba said. “And we’re right from western New York, manufactured in New York and made in the U.S.A. It’s a product that will improve the qualify of life for five million people globally.”
Rochester Business Journal
Launch New York has been awarded $100,000 from the M&T Charitable Foundation. Launch NY aids entrepreneurs through one-on-one pro bono support before, during and after they receive investment capital. The grant promotes potential high-growth entrepreneurs in Upstate New York through seed funding and pro bono business mentoring programs.