New Home of the Upstate Mind
Coming in early 2016
Resources for Clients
Hancock Estabrook LLP
Startup and emerging business attorneys.
Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship
Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University
Entrepreneurs and Syracuse University faculty focus on business plans and models, financing, customers, etc.
The Tech Garden
A downtown Syracuse space for early-stage and mid-size technology companies to grow in a creative, collaborative atmosphere. Home of the Clean Tech Center for renewable energy.
A 12-county business leadership and economic development organization based in Syracuse, with more than 2,000 members; the region's primary economic, community and business development catalyst.
The New York State Science & Technology Law Center at Syracuse University
Advises on a wide range of technology-related legal issues, including the protection and commercialization of intellectual property, technology transfer practices, patents, copyright and trademark law, and licensing agreements.
A group of pharmaceutical, biotech and medical technology companies, product and service providers, and research universities. MedTech focuses on closer collaboration among firms, and is an advocate for companies.
Innovation and Partnership Tools and Resources / Innovation Community Chest
A local broker in Upstate New York that has a niche practice for life science companies. They represent companies in the insurance marketplace by helping them purchase insurance. Expert knowledge of industry enables them to tailor a program that meets specific insurance and risk management needs of clients based on their product offering and practices in all stages from research & development to clinical trials to commercialization.
Providing independent ethical review (IRB services) for pharma, device, technology and biotech companies in the U.S. and Canada. Exempt Determination (including publication reviews), Expedited and Full Board review. Daily meetings. 24-48 hour document distribution. AAHRPP accredited. Woman-owned business since 1999.
Seed Capital Fund of CNY members invest in start-up technology companies in Central New York.
Upstate Venture Association of New York is a statewide organization advancing venture capital and private equity investments in the upstate region.
The Greater Syracuse Business Development Corporation provides long-term loans at fixed interest rates and low down payments to small businesses throughout New York.
The Small Business Association offers information on small business loans, grants, bonds and other financial assistance. The SBA does not make loans directly.
START-UP NY offers new and expanding businesses the opportunity to operate tax-free for 10 years on or near eligible university or college campuses in New York State.
The New York State Economic Development Council offers incentives such as brownfield and emerging technology tax credit programs.
The New York State Small Business Development Center provides counseling and training to state residents who want to start a business or improve the performance of an existing business.
Empire State Development promotes business investment and growth through programs such as the Small Business Revolving Loan Fund, including micro-loans of $25,000 or less.
The Central New York office of Empire State Development can help in building a new facility, relocating, expanding and entering new markets.
The New York Business Development Corporation works with banks to provide loans that may not meet requirements for traditional financing. NYBDC is licensed to provide the SBA 504 loan program.
CNY Technology Development Organization works with companies in five counties to develop strategies, implement technologies and assist in the transfer of university-developed technologies.