Launch NY Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 2


  • Investments
  • 109

  • Portfolio
  • 76

  • Exits
  • 18


Launch NY General Information


Founded in 2012, Launch NY is a venture capital firm based in Buffalo, New York. The firm seeks to invest in the advanced manufacturing, biomedical, chemicals, materials, cleantech, consumer goods and services, food and beverages, information technology, web technology, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, mobile technology, sensors, and nanotechnology sectors.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Not-For-Profit Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 77 Goodell Street
  • Suite 201
  • Buffalo, NY 14203
  • United States
+1 (716) 000-0000

Launch NY Investments (109)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Diadem Capital 26-Sep-2023 Seed Round 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue
Layer Metrics 24-Aug-2023 00000 00000 00000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
Ognomy 20-Jul-2023 0000 00000 00.00 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000 0000000 00.0
AvantGuard (Household Products) 11-May-2023 0000 00000 00.000 Household Products Pre-Clinical Trials
Sign-Speak 07-Apr-2023 00000 00000 000 Communication Software Generating Revenue
MemoryFox 30-Nov-2022 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Allco (Social/Platform Software) 04-Oct-2022 0000 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00.0
Ferric Contrast 01-Oct-2022 00000 00000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue
Azuna (Personal Products) 20-Sep-2022 Seed Round 00.000 Personal Products Generating Revenue
Ognomy 18-Jul-2022 Seed Round 000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000 0000000 00.0
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Launch NY Exits (18)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Pelitex 02-May-2023 Out of Business
Coastal Innovations 22-Mar-2023 000 00 00000000
Patient Pattern 13-Mar-2023 0000000000
Heliohex 07-Feb-2023 000 00 00000000
Abcombi Biosciences 05-Jul-2022 000 00 00000000
ShrubBucket 31-Oct-2021 0000000000: 000000
Willow (Elder and Disabled Care) 08-Apr-2021 000 00 00000000
Hunting Tactical 18-Feb-2021 000 00 00000000
Solstice Power 03-Nov-2020 Out of Business
SimpleFund 21-Oct-2020 Out of Business
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Launch NY Team (54)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Marnie LaVigne Ph.D President & Chief Executive Officer 00 0 Buffalo, NY
Mike Bovalino Entrepreneur-in-Residence Buffalo, NY
Albert Culliton Entrepreneur-in-Residence Buffalo, NY
Anthony Jones Entrepreneur-in-Residence Buffalo, NY
Beth Mielbrecht Entrepreneur-in-Residence Buffalo, NY
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