Central New York is fertile soil for startups.

The Tech Garden is the Northeast's premier entrepreneurial ecosystem, providing comprehensive support for turning great ideas into high-growth businesses. Our unique approach fuses the best aspects of technology incubators and business accelerators, creating the ideal home for nurturing entrepreneurial visions.

For Entrepreneurs

Plant yourself here.

For Mentors

Unleash your inner entrepreneur.

For Investors

Fund better prepared businesses.

For Service Providers

Meet your future best clients.

A Trellis for better, faster growth

To help entrepreneurs focus their time, energy and resources on business growth, we provide the physical, educational, networking and capital formation support they need to accelerate success. Collectively, we call our programs, resources and facilities the Trellis.

In the Trellis, The Tech Garden’s educational and competitive programs connect entrepreneurs at all levels to collaborators, mentors and funding sources most applicable to their industries. Numerous resources surround startups with as-needed operational and technical talent to help them get farther faster. Our facilities give young companies affordable access to the physical amenities necessary for collaborating, meeting and entertaining.

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$14 million Investment in Cleantech Business Incubator Initiative Supports the Development of 141 Clean Energy Companies across the State
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that 141 clean technology companies have been supported and primed for further growth through the Governor’s Cleantech Business Incubator initiative. The initiative has attracted …
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Grants for Growth Announces Record Number of Awardees in Round 14
SYRACUSE, NY – Today, CenterState CEO announced $675,000 in awards to thirteen companies through its Grants for Growth program. Grants for Growth is a unique CenterState CEO seed program that …
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Hack Upstate

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Hack Upstate is a weekend hackathon that happens twice a year (i.e. Fall & Spring) where developers, innovators and designers from Upstate New Yorkcome to Syracuse, NY, share ideas, form …
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