14 Jun

Excelsior Growth Fund joins Issue Media Group and Launch NY to Introduce New Digital Magazine Dedicated to Entrepreneurship

Buffalo, NY--Issue Media Group, in partnership with Launch NY, has launched UpstartNY, a digital publication highlighting entrepreneurship in Buffalo and the upstate New York region. Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), the City of Buffalo, M&T Bank, PathStone, New York State Energy Research and Development  Authority (NYSERDA), John R. Oishei Foundation, and Westminster Economic Development Initiative (WEDI) provide support to UpstartNY. The first full issue of UpstartNY was published on May 18 with new issues expected to be published two to three times a month. 

UpstartNY is the first online publication in Western New York dedicated to entrepreneurial news and activities in the region. In addition to providing readers with business news, UpstartNY will cover topics ranging from economic development and transportation to health and neighborhoods. 

“UpstartNY is dedicated to covering the full entrepreneurial ecosystem in our region,” says Sherri Falck, Assistant Vice President at Excelsior Growth Fund Western New York office. “We hope to highlight entrepreneurs and the various business resource providers available to our community through the UpstartNY platform.”


At Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), our mission is to help New York businesses grow by providing small business loans and advisory services. As a nonprofit organization and a U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we’re a responsible lender you can trust. Our products are affordable and flexible, and our advisory services can help you reach your business goals.