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

IT'S HAPPENING HERE!

43North is an accelerator that hosts an annual startup competition, investing $5M per year to attract and retain high-growth companies in Buffalo, NY. Watch the world premiere of our documentary, "For the Love of Buffalo" on December 8th at 7 PM!.

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WNY Hiking Trails with Shannon McCabe

43North’s Shannon McCabe, loves to hike, just like many other Buffalonians. Fortunately, WNY is home to several awe-inspiring hiking trails that are just minutes from the heart of the Queen City. Looking to explore and admire these dreamlike landscapes?  Check out some of Shannon’s favorite WNY trails: Tifft Nature Preserve 📍Distance from Downtown: 0 miles […]

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You’re Invited! These 43North Finals Events are Open to the Public!

43NORTH FINALS RETURNS This fall, the high-stakes 43North Finals event returns and top founders from around the world will battle live on stage for a cut of $5 million and a chance to grow their business right here in Buffalo! Never been? Here’s your chance to see what startups are all about! Whether you’re a […]

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Fall activities in Buffalo, NY 🍁

Here in Buffalo, we are lucky enough to enjoy all four seasons, each with indoor and outdoor activities year-round! Fall in WNY is especially beautiful, as deep shades of amber, auburn, and crimson engulf the trees, creating breathtaking foliage views across Lake Erie and its surrounding areas. If you’re making your way to the Queen […]

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UPCOMING EVENTS

For the Love of Buffalo Documentary Premiere

Dec 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm — Channel 7

Join us for a world premiere television event: For the Love of Buffalo. Tune in to WKBW (Channel 7) to see how the Queen City is reclaiming its entrepreneurial fire and creating opportunities that will impact generations to come.

You’ll hear stories of the founders, talent, and innovation inside of some of Buffalo’s fastest-growing private companies and experience the entrepreneurial revolution that is sweeping our region, all contributing to a resurgence unfolding before our eyes.

Entrepreneurship. Innovation. Opportunity. It’s all happening Here.

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For the Love of Buffalo Documentary Premiere @ Aurora Theatre

Dec 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm — Aurora Theatre and Popcorn Shop

Join us for the world premiere event of “For the Love of Buffalo,” a documentary presented by 43North about Buffalo’s resurgence and the opportunities stemming from it. This event is FREE and open to the public at the Aurora Theatre in East Aurora, NY.

The first 50 people will get a voucher for free popcorn! Doors open at 6 PM. The screening will be from 7-8 PM. *TICKETS REQUIRED*

Entrepreneurship. Innovation. Opportunity. It’s all happening Here.

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For the Love of Buffalo Documentary Premiere @ North Park Theatre

Dec 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm — North Park Theatre

Join us for the world premiere event of “For the Love of Buffalo,” a documentary presented by 43North about Buffalo’s resurgence and the opportunities stemming from it. This event is FREE and open to the public at the North Park Theatre in Buffalo, NY.

The first 50 people will get a voucher for free popcorn! Doors open at 6 PM. The screening will be from 7-8 PM. *TICKETS REQUIRED*

Entrepreneurship. Innovation. Opportunity. It’s all happening Here.

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19 Startups From Around the World to Pitch for Cut of $5 Million, Including Top Prize of $1 Million

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the 19 finalists for the 43North seventh annual startup competition. The finalists will be coming to Buffalo later this month to pitch for one of eight investments totaling $5 million, including a top prize of $1 million. These startups originate from across the United States, as well as Canada and the United Kingdom, […]

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Seneca One Spotlight

Seneca One Tower, located in the heart of downtown Buffalo, radiates with promising energy that continues to ripple into the entire city. Serving as a beacon for Buffalo’s growing startup and tech ecosystem, the tower is home to the 43North team, our current cohort, and many other startup leaders.  In 2014, Douglas Jemal purchased the […]

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Winning & Thriving with 43North’s Startup Accelerator Program

How to Submit an Application That Will Get Your Startup Noticed Every year, 43North receives hundreds of applications from outstanding founders of seed-stage startups. Then, they go through three rounds of judging before we even decide who will come pitch on stage. So how do you make your startup application stand out from the rest? […]

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