The GLOW region isn’t exactly a hotbed of venture capital activity, so any founder might find it hard to get that first round of funding that is so critical to the success of a startup.
For a woman founder, statistically speaking at least, the odds of getting that early-stage seed backing is even higher. About 3 percent of all venture-backed companies are headed by female founders.
That makes Batavia’s Georgann Carrubba pretty unique. She now has access to $200,000 in seed funding through Launch NY and Excell Partners.
Carrubba was awarded the first $100,000 last year in a startup competition hosted by Launch NY in Rochester. Yesterday,…