The Tech Garden

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To get information on becoming a tenant or virtual tenant please email: Lynn Hughes

Evaluation Criteria

 The Admissions Committee review of each application includes, but is not limited to, the following questions

  • Is the applicant a potential "Net Wealth Generator"?
  • Is there potential for significant annual revenue growth and job creation?
  • Is there a market for applicant's product/service beyond Central New York?
  • Have applicant principals demonstrated personal investment/commitment beyond "sweat equity"?
  • Does the applicant intend to stay in the CNY regionCan the applicant benefit from services offered by the STG?
  • Have principal owners passed credit and reference checks?
  • Will applicant's on-site operations be environmentally sound and non-hazardous manner

Client Graduation Criteria

  • Syracuse Technology Garden clients are eligible for graduation if they:
  • Achieve $2 million in annual revenues, sustained for one calendar year
  • Employ 20 full time employees
  • Are acquired by another company
  • Conduct an Initial Public Offering
  • Raise an investment round (s) of $5 million or more from venture capital or other sources

Clients may be asked to leave the Syracuse Technology Garden if they:

  •  Have spent three years at the facility without meeting progression towards graduation objectives
  • Have violated the terms and conditions of their lease or other STG policies
  • Are delinquent in payment of rent


Any of the above requirements and conditions can be waived based at the discretion of the Admissions Committee and/or STG management.


The Tech Garden
235 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

(315) 474-0910
info@thetechgarden.com