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Hudson Valley Startup Fund

Angel Group · 76 Members · Rhinebeck, NY, US
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About this Program

The Hudson Valley's only member-managed seed capital fund.

Our Investment Focus

Launched in the fall of 2015, the Hudson Valley Startup Fund (HVSF) is a managed seed capital fund in the Hudson region of New York State. HVSF brings together a seasoned group of investors and entrepreneurs to support local, scalable startups in the critical early stage of development.  HVSF offers, mentorship, and a valuable network of resources locally, nationally, and internationally.

 If your company meets the following criteria, please apply for funding:

  • Hudson Valley impact - we prioritize local and locally impacting companies

  • Scalable business model - potential for significant growth

  • $500M Addressable market - demonstrable market opportunity

  • Right to win - unique technology or other strategic advantage

  • Path to exit - potential for realizing returns through acquisition, merger, etc.

  • Strong team - we invest in people who can communicate their vision, execute on their plan, and we think likely to build positive team culture.

For further information, you can visit our website at


Preferred Industries

  • Aerospace
  • Clean Technology
  • Fintech
  • Food and Beverage
  • Gaming
  • Internet / Web Services
  • Mobile
  • Other
  • Software

Preferred Locations

  • Berkshire, MA, USA
  • Delaware County, NY, USA
  • Rensselaer County, NY, USA
  • Schoharie County, NY, USA
  • Albany County, NY, USA
  • Sullivan County, NY, US
  • Rockland County, NY, US
  • Orange County, NY, US
  • Putnam County, NY, US
  • Ulster County, NY, US
  • Dutchess County, NY, US
  • Greene County, NY, US
  • Columbia County, NY, US
  • Westchester County, NY, US