About 43North

Behold the world’s largest business idea competition.

43North gives out $5 million in cash prizes each year to some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs and startups from around the globe.

We came on the scene in 2014 and now our first class of 11 winning teams is rolling up their sleeves and getting to work in our new incubator in Buffalo, NY. Keep checking back on this site, on Facebook and Twitter to watch as they make their dreams into reality.

Think you have what it takes to be one of our next winners? Prove you do by signing up for this year's competition! Buffalo, a piece of the $5 million pie, incubator space, mentorship opportunities and tax breaks await you.  

Got questions? Check out our FAQ section or email us at info@43north.org. Want to meet our team? Click here!

43North is part of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative, which is driving new economic opportunities throughout Buffalo and Western New York. The competition operates through the support of New York Power Authority and Launch NY.

Eyes On The Million Dollar Prize

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$5 million awaits 11 winners

Will you be one of the 11 entrepreneurs to take home a piece of the $5 million pie? Click here to register.

Judging 43North

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Have A Say In The Competition

Want to identify the next generation of high-impact startups? Volunteer to help judge the 43North applications!