ED  Small Business Technology Investment Fund (SBTIF)


     Office Locations:

633 Third Avenue, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 518-292-5700



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device
  • Software & Internet



    The Small Business Technology Investment Fund (SBTIF) provides early stage high-tech companies throughout New York State with a potential source of venture capital to promote new job creation and economic growth. The Fund makes venture capital investments, taking an equity position in NYS based companies that have developed innovative technology products (and related services), generally have well-protected intellectual property, display significant competitive advantage(s) and have market acceptance. The Fund may also offer professional, technical and managerial services and referrals to help grow technology-based business ventures. SBTIF is interested in all technology areas. The Fund has invested in medical devices, Information Technology (IT), software, electronics, biotechnology, optics, nanotechnology, telecommunications, and materials science, concentrating its efforts in geography of the state typically underserved by venture capitalists.

    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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    Steve Cohen Deputy Commissioner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Accuracy Microsensors
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      Adirondack Optics
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      CardioMag Imaging
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      Chapman Instruments
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      Dimension Tech
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      e2e Materials
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      First Wave Products
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      Float Tech
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      Free Form Fibers
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      Inverters Unlimited
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      Kirtas Technologies
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      Knoa Software
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      Nextek Power Systems
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      Primet Precision Materials
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      SmartPill Corporation
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      TransTech Systems
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      United Biomedical
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