43North — It's Happening Here$5M Startup Competition & Accelerator Program in Buffalo, NY

IT'S HAPPENING HERE

Our mission at 43North is to attract and retain high-growth startups in Buffalo through our annual $5M startup competition.
51
Portfolio Companies
$472M
Venture Capital Raised
700
Jobs Created in Buffalo

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43North lets startups pitch to investors, virtually

This week, the organization hosted a virtual “demo day,” allowing 13 of its portfolio companies to make four-minute pitches to 250 investors from around the country. The hope is the brief presentations will ignite investors’ interest, generate follow-up meetings, and ultimately get the funds flowing.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Buffalo Open Coffee Club

Aug 18, 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

Aug 25, 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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Get started with a startup: Join the Forge Buffalo community

Forge Buffalo isn’t your average job board. It’s a community for job seekers and startup enthusiasts alike to learn about new jobs, connect at networking events, and get access to expert advice. So whether you’re a lifelong Buffalonian, an ex-pat thinking about moving back home, or an out-of-towner curious about what’s happening in our community, you’ve come to the right place.

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43North Portfolio Company Squire Raises $34M Series B

Barbershop management platform and 43North portfolio company Squire announced today that it has closed a $34M Series B, led by San Francisco-based venture capital firm CRV. Squire received a $650K investment from 43North in 2017, and currently has a customer success and operations team headquartered in Buffalo at Seneca One Tower.

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Order Takeout and Support FeedMore WNY on June 2nd Through Takeout for Good

43North portfolio company GroupRaise is hosting a nationwide effort to support food banks called Takeout for Good on Tuesday, June 2nd. More than 1,500 restaurants across the country have signed up to donate a portion of their sales (15-25%) during the event to their local food bank, including several right here in Western New York.

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