Grow-NY is a business competition focused on growing an enduring food and agriculture innovation cluster in the Grow-NY region: the Finger Lakes, Central New York, and the Southern Tier. The competition attracts innovative, high-growth food and agriculture startups from across the globe and engages them in the region’s rapidly-growing startup ecosystem. Finalists will pitch their business ideas for a chance to win a $1 million top prize, two $500,000 prizes, and four $250,000 prizes. Winning companies will be required to execute bold plans to grow jobs, connect with local industry partners, and contribute to a thriving Upstate economy. High-growth food and agriculture startups from across the globe are encouraged to enter the competition.
Applications close July 15, 2019.