Following is a list of public, quasipublic, and nonprofit seed-capital funds serving New York State. Generally speaking, because of their funding base, seed funds can take more risk than even early-stage formal venture-capital funds.
|Winners of Empire State Development’s InnovateNY||Regions covered|
|Cayuga Venture Fund||Ithaca and several upstate regions|
|Excell Partners||Several upstate regions|
|ff Venture Capital|
|Golden Seeds||Statewide, emphasis women entrepreneurs|
|SCP Buffalo Incubator||Buffalo and Western New York|