A  Seed Capital Fund of CNY


     Office Locations:

Syracuse Technology Garden
235 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202



  • Seed



  • Information Technology



    Seed Capital Fund (SCF) members invest in and guide early stage technology companies in Syracuse and Central/ Upstate New York. The group's goal is to create wealth for investors and assist the region's transition to a high-tech, high growth economy. The group is affiliated with the Syracuse Tech Garden (see profile), where SCF maintains offices. According to published reports, SCF has approximately 40 members who collectively have contributed $1.5 million to the fund. The fund invests from $25,000 to $250,000. Prospective companies should be located within 1-2 hr drive of at least one of the members.

    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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    Nasir Ali Executive Director


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Diffinity Genomics
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      e2e Materials
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      Paper Battery
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