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Seth M. Mulligan
Seth Mulligan serves as the Executive Director for the Clean Tech Center and also holds the title of Director of Venture Development for CenterState CEO. The latter is a new position was created to provide high level venture development assistance for early stage entrepreneurs, emerging businesses, and innovation industry leaders.
As Director of Venture Development, Seth assists mentorship efforts to connect emerging businesses and entrepreneurs with resources, subject matter experts and investors. He offers direct support for companies that are part of The Tech Garden, Clean Tech Center, Student Sandbox and CenterState CEO portfolios, and provide technical assistance in developing business plans, marketing plans and funding strategies. He will also actively seek equity investors and develop equity-based programs for funding early stage ventures.
Seth is no stranger to The Tech Garden. He is the President and Founder of GoVo Biofuels, LLC, a start-up biofuels company that has been part of the Clean Tech Center's portfolio. He was previously Executive Director of New York AgriDevelopment Corporation, working on agribusiness development projects in conjunction with ag and food industry partners across New York State. He previously worked for the Metropolitan Development Association, coordinating projects such as Grants for Growth and the Emerging Business Plan competition, and was part of the team that developed and launched "The Creative Core" brand campaign.
Seth holds an MPA degree from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, as well as MPS and undergraduate degrees from Alfred University. He is a member of the steering committee of the "We Live NY Summit" and is actively involved in community engagement projects. He is a dynamic addition to CenterState CEO's Innovation and Entrepreneurship team.