ED  Excell Technology Ventures


     Office Locations:

343 State Street
Rochester, NY 14650
Phone: 585-458-7333



  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device
  • Software & Internet



    Excell is a VC fund that invests in Seed and Early Stage high-tech startups in New York State focused on Upstate NY. Excell has the dual mission of generating returns through its funds that rank in the top-quartile of its benchmarks, and supporting regional economic development by providing entrepreneurs with hands-on support as well as investment capital. Excell's Portfolio includes investments in Medical Devices, Materials, Energy, Biotech, Agtech, Imaging, and IT/Software ventures across New York State with an added focus of investing in Minority and Women owned ventures. For Excell to invest, a company must possess the following characteristics: significant operations in the Finger Lakes area of New York State; currently generating revenue and is at or close-to break-even; Excell requires a 2-to-1 match for its investments. Excell plans to invest ~$1M per round.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Alan Z. Lee Senior Investment Manager
    Rami Y. Katz MBA COO
    Susan W. Pecor Administrative Assistant
    Theresa B. Mazzullo CEO


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Seed 2


    Portfolio companies include:

      Adarza BioSystems
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      Advantage Home Telehealth
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      Cerebral Assessment Systems
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      Cerion Enterprises
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      Diffinity Genomics
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      e2e Materials
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      EET Diesel Systems
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      Graphene Devices
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      Isolation Sciences
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      Pill Crusher
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      Pretty Padded Room
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      Raland Technologies
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      SensiVida Medical Systems
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      StormBlok Systems
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      VitaME Technologies
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      Vitis Biosciences
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