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NYS Pre-Seed and Seed Matching Fund Program

New York State has launched a Pre-Seed and Seed Matching Fund Program which will offer early-stage start-up companies in high-growth industries $50,000 to $250,000 in growth assistance, which they will match with funds from private sector co-investors.

To qualify, applicants must have raised less than $2 million of dilutive funding to date. All applicants must be registered to do business in New York State and agree to create economic impact in New York by having headquarters and at least one C-suite employee in New York State.

This opportunity is for pre-seed or seed-stage companies across all technology markets, with a focus on:

  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • Agricultural Tech

  • Climate Tech

  • Consumer Products

  • Data/SaaS/AI

  • Fintech

  • Healthcare

  • Life Sciences and BioTech

  • Medical Devices

For further eligibility details and to access the application, click here.

We offer no-cost, 1:1 business counseling on topics such as business planning, government contracting, marketing strategy, obtaining needed certifications, budgeting, financing, business planning, and more. Our business advisors would be delighted to answer your questions regarding this program, visit our website or email us to book a session.


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