START-UP NY welcomes 18 new businesses with promise of at least 135 jobs

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that 18 new businesses will join START-UP NY, relocating or expanding their operations across the state through innovative tax-free zones associated with public colleges and universities. These 18 businesses have committed to create at least 135 new jobs and invest nearly $10 million over the next five years in Western New York, the Southern Tier, Central New York, the Capital District, New York City and Long Island.

“In a few short years, START-UP NY has attracted thousands of good-paying jobs, and hundreds of millions in private investment from innovative companies in communities across New York,” Cuomo said. “By partnering world-class academic institutions with cutting-edge businesses, this program is helping to strengthen our economy and generate new growth and opportunity in the Empire State.”

Source: Gov. Cuomo’s office

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