Bringing the World to NY

Global New York

New York State is committed to helping your international business prosper and grow—no matter where you’re from or what stage your business is in. Providing easy access to the North American marketplace, world-class infrastructure , creative incentives, extensive R&D and the lowest taxes in decades, New York is attracting companies from around the world.  At Global NY, we’ve got the answers to your questions about investing in New York State, and lots of reasons why you’ll want to locate your business here. We look forward to introducing you to all of the opportunities that New York offers.

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Each of New York's 10 distinct regions presents unique opportunities for business. See what these areas of the state have to offer.
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The World’s Most Innovative Industries Call New York Home

State of Innovation


New York State is home to business competitions that are welcoming, encouraging – and funding – new startups to grow and innovate here. Explore the opportunities below.

43North

Find out how Buffalo’s launching startups through a competition that’s drawing innovative entrepreneurs from around the world.
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76West

Clean energy businesses are competing for 8,605 square miles of incubator space – in New York’s Southern Tier.
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Genius NY

Businesses are taking off in Central NY with one of the world’s largest business accelerator competitions, focusing on Unmanned Aerial Systems.
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New York City


Empire State Development
633 Third Avenue
36th Floor
New York, NY 10017