Overview of the Pre-Seed and Seed Matching Fund

NY Ventures, the state’s venture capital arm, supports early-stage technology and start-up companies through the Pre-Seed and Seed Matching Fund Program (NYVPSSF).

This program offers early-stage start-up companies a 1:1 match on equity investments raised from the private sector, from $50,000 to $250,000. In addition to financial support, Empire State Development offers the tools and key introductions needed to help companies reach the next level. Please click 'Submit' to begin the eligibility check. If you are determined to be eligible, you will then be able to fill out the main application. 

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.