GENIUS NY is the world's largest business accelerator competition for unmanned systems, IoT and big data startups. The accelerator is funded by Empire State Development and housed at CenterState CEO's Tech Garden incubator in downtown Syracuse, NY.

Five finalists are selected from a competitive pool of submissions from across the globe each year. The accelerator provides startups all the tools they need for success, including stipends and award money, resources, programming, mentors and connections.