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Our mission at 43North is to attract and retain high-growth startups in Buffalo through our annual $5M startup competition. Information about our next application period will be coming soon!
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CleanSlate UV, SparkCharge receive funding boost

Two local startups have received infusions of capital to the tune of a combined $10 million. CleanSlate UV, which makes technology that disinfects mobile devices, raised $7 million in funding, led by Prolog Ventures. SparkCharge, a maker of portable electrical charging devices aimed at serving the automotive industry, closed on a $3.3 million round of seed funding, led by PJC.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Buffalo Open Coffee Club

Jun 9, 2020 at 7:30 am — Slack

Have an idea or looking to do something new? Need capital, a co-founder, or a conk in the head to straighten out your idea? Buffalo Open Coffee Club is a weekly virtual opportunity hosted by Techstars Buffalo to meet founders and contributors to the startup ecosystem.

Connect on the WNY Startup Community Slack Channel and join the conversation here: wnystartupcommunity.slack.com

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Buffalo Open Coffee Club

Jun 16, 2020 at 7:30 am — Slack

Have an idea or looking to do something new? Need capital, a co-founder, or a conk in the head to straighten out your idea? Buffalo Open Coffee Club is a weekly virtual opportunity hosted by Techstars Buffalo to meet founders and contributors to the startup ecosystem.

Connect on the WNY Startup Community Slack Channel and join the conversation here: wnystartupcommunity.slack.com

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Crushing Your Virtual Fundraising Pitch: Tips and Techniques

Jun 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm — Zoom Conference

With more investor meetings going virtual, it’s time to sharpen your skills when it comes to pitching your company online.

Join Techstars for an exclusive Fundraising Ask Me Anything (AMA) on June 24 at 12:00 pm ET (9:00 am PT) with Managing Director of Techstars New York City Accelerator Jenny Fielding and Techstars All Star Mentor and Founder and President of Articulate Persuasion Monique Maley. They’ll be sharing tips and techniques that will help you Crush Your Virtual Fundraising Pitch.

Speakers:

Monique Maley

Techstars All Star Mentor and President & Founder of Articulate Persuasion 

Monique Maley is the President and Founder of Articulate Persuasion and Techstars Mentor. Her experience as an entrepreneur, investor, and advisor to C-suite executives, led her to develop The Investor Pitch Formula, a program and online course which helps startups craft their story, build their script, design their deck and deliver the vision of their business to investors. Ms. Maley’s insight and coaching helped companies raise millions in funding from angel investors to Private Equity firms.

Jenny Fielding 

Managing Director Techstars NYC and partner of The Fund

Jenny Fielding is the Managing Director of the Techstars New York City Accelerator. As a startup entrepreneur herself, she cofounded Switch-Mobile in 2006 and subsequently worked for the company that acquired it in 2009. Jenny joined Techstars in 2014 and has run the IoT and hardware accelerator, healthcare accelerator, and fintech accelerator, and has mentored (and invested in) more than 130 startups.

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50 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

Earth Day celebrations might look a bit different this year, as we’re staying home and adhering to social distancing guidelines, but don’t let that stop you from safely enjoying the great outdoors and taking care of our planet.

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Former 43North winner raises money, charts expansion

SparkCharge came to Buffalo last year after winning the $1 million grand prize in the 43North business competition. The company is poised to further solidify its presence here after completing a $3.3 million round of private financing.

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