Venture Capital Information  

    ► UVANY (Upstate Venture Association of New York)
    ► NVCA (National Venture Capital Association)
    ► NASVF (National Association of Seed and Venture Funds)
    ► (Price Waterhouse Coppers)
    ► Venture One

Alternative Sources of Funding

    ► SBIR & STTR (Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Tech. Grants)
    ► TTIP (Technology Transfer Incentive Program)
    ► SBTIF (Small Business Technology Investment Fund)
    ► NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority)
    ► ATP (National Institute of Standards and Technology Advanced Tech. Program)
    ► I&I (Inventions & Innovation)
    ► NYSTAR (NY State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research) Grants

Regional Venture Accelerator Organizations

    ► HTR (High Technology of Rochester)
    ► Buffalo Biosciences
    ► Kensa Group (Ithaca)
    ► Firstwave Technologies (Buffalo)

Regional Cluster Organizations

    ► MedTech (Syracuse)
    ► RRPC (Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster)
    ► Digital Rochester

Angel Networks

    ► RAN (Rochester Angel Network)
    ► Western NY Angels (Buffalo)
    ► Central NY Angels (Syracuse)
    ► Tech Valley Angels (Albany)

Local and Regional VCs

    ► Cayuga Ventures
    ► Big Red Ventures
    ► Rand Capital
    ► High Peaks Venture Partners
    ► FA Tech Partners
    ► Onondaga Ventures  
    ► Trillium Group
    ► Stonehenge Capital Management
    ► Advantage Capital
    ► Enhanced Capital

Educational/Training Programs

    ► Pre-Seed Workshop
    ► T.E.N. (The Entrepreneurs Network)

General Information

    ► Empire State Development's NY State Directory of Small Business Programs
    ► SBA Technology (U.S. Small Business Administration)
    ► NYSTAR (New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research)



Excell Partners, Inc.
222 West Ridge Road, Suite 156-1
Rochester, NY, 14615
(585) 458-SEED (7333)