Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
"Creating economic growth in today's Knowledge-Based Economy requires that regions find ways to convert local technology assets and intellectual property into revenue producing businesses.  The Pre-Seed Workshop is a perfect vehicle to accomplish this goal."

Jim Senall
High Technology of Rochester

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Michael MEADOR

Principal Consultant

Alliance for Manufacturing & Technology

Binghamton, New York


Michael Meador, MBA, has co‐founded or been a partner in several companies across multiple industry sectors, including security software, telecommunications, medical devices, and health care. His roles have included inventor, CFO, CEO, CTO, and more.

As a social entrepreneur, Mike co‐founded the TMI Technology Center, designing alternative energy projects that won a U.S. Department of Energy national innovation award. And he was the founder of the Finger Lakes Entrepreneurs Forum, an organization that has facilitated entrepreneur networking and education for over 15 years.

Mike is currently Principal Consultant with the Alliance for Manufacturing & Technology. He works primarily with early stage entrepreneurs and high‐tech companies, providing mentoring, assessment, and strategic planning services. He is also a partner at LifeWorks Learning, LLC, an Ithaca group that creates and delivers training programs to the health care sector.

In addition to work in the private sector, he has provided marketing and financial management guidance as a board member and consultant to a variety of health and education NPO’s. Prior to becoming certified to lead the Pre‐Seed Workshops, Mike served as a coach and team member at workshop locations throughout New York State.