Funding

Incubators

Data Elite Ventures
An institution that provides world-class early stage funding, top tier counseling, and a home to aspiring Data Science startups. Both an incubator and for venture capitalists.

Clean Tech Center
Located in Syracuse, NY develops renewable and clean energy technology companies in New York State. A program of The Tech Garden, it is funded by NYSERDA to develop emerging businesses and commercializing technologies.

Samsung Accelerator - Startup Incubator for Software Developers
Samsung Accelerator affords seasoned entrepreneurs the ability to focus exclusively on product development in a highly collaborative and resource-rich environment.

Staten Island MakerSpace
A non-profit, community workspace opening in the fall of 2013 for makers, builders, tinkerers, hardware developers, hobbyists, artists, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a curious mind who wants to make something.

Grants

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Website that contains many grant opportunities for fields such as data science.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant
Grants for small businesses looking to develop technological solutions.

Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grant
Program that expands funding opportunities in the federal innovation research and development (R&D) arena.

Venture Capitalists

Accel Partners
Invests and partners with businesses that show potential for significant long-term success in specific sectors; including Data Science.

Andreessen Horowitz
A Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm with $2.7 billion under management. The firm invests in entrepreneurs building companies at every stage – from seed to growth, and has funded a number of Data Science startups.

AngelList
A US website for raising equity or debt investments for startups. Only accredited investors can invest. It does not handle any investment funds.

Data Collective
A venture capital fund that invests in entrepreneurs building Data Science companies.

Data Elite Ventures
An institution that provides world-class early stage funding, top tier counseling, and a home to aspiring Data Science startups.

Digital Science
Works with entrepreneurs and develops software internally to make scientific research more efficient. Company considers itself an "Early Stage" investor.

Formation 8
A venture capital firm with a presence in the U.S., China, Korea and Singapore. Supports top entrepreneurs to build market leading smart enterprise and energy technology companies.

Google Ventures
Provides seed, venture, and growth-stage funding to the best companies — not strategic investments for Google. We’ve invested in more than 200 companies, including Uber, Nest, and RetailMeNot.

Greylock Ventures
Strives to be the best partners for entrepreneurs building disruptive consumer and enterprise software companies. Creates partnerships with tech entrepreneurs at the earliest stages of creation and supports them as their companies grow and evolve.

Intel Capital
Invest across the broad spectrum of technology innovation to encourage the creation of the technologies of tomorrow. Focuses on helping entrepreneurs scale from start-up to global corporation.

KPMG Capital
A global investment fund for data and analytics.

Union Square Ventures
A venture capital firm based in New York City. A small collegial partnership that manages $650,000,000 across four funds.

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