Press Releases

Press Coverage

  • Buffalo Business First

    Gone are the days when a fragile startup ecosystem relied on one or two funding sources to support most of its deals. Part of that has to do with a much more robust system of private angels looking to support local startups – for example, the number of accredited investors who belong to the Buffalo Angels investment network has grown from 28 to 69 since 2014 – and part of it has to do with more formalized efforts. Launch NY’s seed fund – raised from philanthropic donors – is having a major impact helping seed stage companies get their first funding, which is designed to prepare them for larger rounds going forward.

  • University at Buffalo

    “It’s challenging to start a new life sciences company. But with the support of local startup programs like Panasci, UB Incubators and Launch NY, companies like POP BIO are finding success in Buffalo,” Smyth says.