New York State Innovation Venture Capital Fund

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The state has devoted $100 million – with an additional $35 million of SSBCI funding – to the New York State Innovation Venture Capital Fund, a direct investment fund for Seed through Series B technology companies across New York State.   

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Investment Criteria   

We invest in exceptional founders from diverse backgrounds who solve large-scale problems using innovative technologies in the following sectors: Climate Technology, Health Tech and Life Sciences, Ag-tech Systems, Advanced Manufacturing, social impact SaaS, Data, and AI and other critical technologies. 


Stage: Primarily Seed and Series A rounds  

Co-investment: We invest alongside your lead institutional or strategic investor but do not lead rounds ourselves.  


Our companies make a commitment to building a diverse workforce in New York State, generating new jobs and other economic activity. We also consider companies willing to relocate to New York.  

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New York Ventures is actively deploying capital through the New York State Innovation Venture Capital Fund and is proud to support a diverse and growing portfolio of companies.  

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