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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New Startup Resources Guide
Looking for business competitions?  Need mentors, investors, partnerships or guidance?  Check out this handy list of resources for entrepreneurs and startups recently published by 43North.   43North is a business idea competition …
Clean Tech Center Graduates
Announcing three graduates from the Tech Garden's Clean Tech Center! The Clean Tech Center graduates include Cortland Research, Ephesus and Rapid Cure Technologies. The Clean Tech Center, a program of The …
OpenHack Syracuse

On Aug 12th

OpenHack Syracuse meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. What is OpenHack? It's a meetup with a simple purpose: Code together, on anything. You can hack on anything! Any language, framework, public/open-source, personal …