Our acclaimed team of business development specialists leverage decades of diverse industry experience to help emerging startups and existing businesses thrive in New York’s food and ag tech space.
From business plan development and pitch deck review to comprehensive technical advice and site planning, our business mentorship services combine trusted coaching, a vast resource network and proven business strategies to guide your business from concept to commercialization.
The COE’s business mentoring services are provided at no charge to clients.*
*Clients are required to provide basic business metrics in compliance with Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) bi-annual reporting guidelines.
" The Center of Excellence team has been the most brilliant, kind (and most fun!) group of individuals I've had the pleasure of collaborating with in the food and beverage space.” Megan Méza, CEO and founder, Bandida