The Invest NY Series

Invest NY is an event series focused on highlighting impactful innovations in important industry sectors. Each event features startups, VC & PE investors, and industry leaders from across New York and beyond.


Future of Cannabis will take place on September 20 in the Hudson Valley. Stay tuned for more details!

Apply to Pitch

Are you running a startup and considering raising capital? We want to meet you!

We’ve got preferences, but not hard requirements:

  • Tech-enabled & defensible market position (intellectual property and market traction all count)
  • Some (or lots) of proven product/ market fit
  • Raised some outside capital (ideal though not necessarily required)

Companies that are selected will be offered 1-1 pitch coaching from Upstate Capital and be invited to join an invitation-only CEO Roundtable in advance of the event.

We’re looking for startups to pitch at all our Invest NY events. Apply today!


NYSTAR helps you leverage New York State’s unparalleled investment in world-class technology assets and expertise with programs that can assist your company from start-up through maturity.