Invest in Tech Garden Startups
The Tech Garden facilitates success for technology-leveraged startups by preparing our entrepreneurs for investment via multiple paths. These may include structured consulting, mentorship, investment development, and business accelerators. We can also provide investors with relationship-building opportunities at the early-stage level or arrange presentations for investment-ready businesses.
Additionally, The Tech Garden is one of New York State's ten designated Innovation Hotspots - a designation that allows qualifying businesses to receive support and tax incentives. These tax incentives can be of significant value.
Invest in Central New York
Central New York (CNY) is a great place to live, work, learn, and raise a family. The cost of living and cost to start a business is significantly lower than many of the larger innovation hubs in other parts of the Unites States. Located in the center of New York State, CNY is at the intersection of two major highways (I-90 and I-81), which provides easy transport to the Mid West, New England, and the Mid Atlantic as well as Canada and New York City.
Investors may find our entrepreneurial demographic slightly different from that in the large innovation hubs. Although we have plenty of the typical 18 - 24 year old entrepreneurs, we also have a strong concentration of mature talent that may have started a career in local industry or may have come back to CNY after already experiencing the "fast track". This equates to business builders that are very focused, stable, and experienced.
CNY also possesses significant assets that enable emerging and established technology sectors, enhanced infrastructure for innovation, and expanding entrepreneurial networks. With an extraordinary network of 35 colleges and universities, the region has one of the highest concentrations of college students in the nation with an enrollment of approximately 140,000 students.
Invest In Our Current Members
The Tech Garden currently has over 75 resident and virtual members in various stages of development. Contact us if you would like more information on any of our member-companies. Additionally, if you would like to engage in relationship building in early stages, be invited to our periodic pitches, or be informed of member's progress, then please sign up for our newsletter below.