Andrea Babinec

UVC Correspondent | Freelance Writer

Marnie LaVigne: Driving Force Behind Upstate NY"s Venture Economy

Marnie is the President of Launch NY, and on the Board of Directors for the Western NY Venture Association. In 2016, Marnie was honored with an Ecosystem Champion award for her contributions to Upstate’s entrepreneurial community. In an exclusive interview, Marnie spoke about startup resources available through Launch NY, and the success of the organization’s new seed fund, which has already invested in 10 companies across the region.