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Visiting 43North at Seneca One

…SO YOU’RE COMING TO SENECA ONE Slowly but surely, you’ve been watching the Buffalo skyline’s tallest building, Seneca One, slowly transform from a distant memory into a living, breathing, mixed use facility with 24/7 activity and a tech-focused community. This 1.4M square foot monstrosity, formerly known as One HSBC Center, and before that was known as […]

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43North Heads to Collision 2022

You’re Invited! Join 43North at our Toronto Happy Hour!  We’re capping off day one of Collision by bringing together founders, investors, and new friends to meet for drinks, lite fare, and casual conversations. Details are below. We hope you can join! Event Details Tuesday, June 21st 5:30 p.m. The Porch 250 Adelaide Street West Toronto, […]

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43North’s 2022 Why to Apply Webinar

On June 29, 43North’s VP of Portfolio and Selection, Kevin Siskar was joined by founders Dan Magnuszewski, ACV Auctions (43N Y2), Irfan Khan, Circuit Clinical (43N Y6), and Dr. Tye & Courtney Caldwell, ShearShare (43N Y7) for a discussion and Q&A around topics including: Benefits of 43North’s program Living and working in Buffalo Tips on […]

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Seneca One Summer Jam

Aug 17, 2022 at 4:00 pm — Seneca One

Join us at our home, Seneca One, every Wednesday for local live music, refreshments, food trucks, a vendor market, and networking.

RSVP on Eventbrite!

Seneca One has teamed up with JAZZBUFFALO BUFFALO HOLIDAY MARKET to see that each week they’re providing a different style of music, putting together a fresh set of local vendors and multiple bars on site for you to visit while networking and enjoying the live music!

You can look forward each week to:

  • Live Music from 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Food Trucks and Local Restaurant Pop Ups
  • Mini Vendor Market with the Buffalo Holiday Market
  • Networking and Collaborative Environment
  • Dog Rescue Pop Ups
  • Great Times

Come one, come all to Seneca One on Wednesdays from June 15 – Aug 31 in the Seneca One West Plaza!

Beer and wine will be available outside in the plaza via Seneca One tents. The SO Lobby Bar and Grille will be open in the main lobby of Seneca One for those interested in additional drink options and Other Half Brewing Company will be open across Main St at their space near Sahlen Field.

In the event of rain, the Summer Jam will be completely moved inside to the SO Lobby Bar and Grille.

The event is free, family friendly, dog friendly, and open to all who would like to come check out Seneca One. Please plan to provide ID if you are enjoying adult beverages. Outside food and drink are not allowed on premise.

MUSIC SCHEDULE FOR 2022 SENECA ONE SUMMER JAM

June 15: The Darts

June 22: Rockabilly Steve and BR3

Jun 29: The Encyclopedia of Soul

July 6: Dave Hill Group

July 13: Universal Phunk

July 20: Kickstart Rumble

July 27: Kevin Hall Group

August 3: RNSM

….. and more TBA!

RSVP on Eventbrite!

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The Future of Entrepreneurship with Elizabeth MacBride

Aug 18, 2022 at 9:00 am — Seneca One Great Hall

Join 43North and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr Foundation as we welcome author, editor and Forbes contributor Elizabeth MacBride to Buffalo. Elizabeth will join 43North President Colleen Heidinger and Open4 Program Director Keiah Shauku for a discussion on the important role that entrepreneurs play in every community. They’ll discuss how small business owners and budding innovators can discover the resources they need to both start and grow their businesses, and share thoughts on how communities can foster innovation and the entrepreneurial mindset among the next generation.

Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of The New Builders: Face to Face With the True Future of Business by Seth Levine and Elizabeth MacBride.

Panel Discussion and Q&A: 9:00 am – 9:45 am

Networking and light refreshments to follow

DETAILS
Seneca One Summer Jam

Aug 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm — Seneca One

Join us at our home, Seneca One, every Wednesday for local live music, refreshments, food trucks, a vendor market, and networking.

RSVP on Eventbrite!

Seneca One has teamed up with JAZZBUFFALO BUFFALO HOLIDAY MARKET to see that each week they’re providing a different style of music, putting together a fresh set of local vendors and multiple bars on site for you to visit while networking and enjoying the live music!

You can look forward each week to:

  • Live Music from 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Food Trucks and Local Restaurant Pop Ups
  • Mini Vendor Market with the Buffalo Holiday Market
  • Networking and Collaborative Environment
  • Dog Rescue Pop Ups
  • Great Times

Come one, come all to Seneca One on Wednesdays from June 15 – Aug 31 in the Seneca One West Plaza!

Beer and wine will be available outside in the plaza via Seneca One tents. The SO Lobby Bar and Grille will be open in the main lobby of Seneca One for those interested in additional drink options and Other Half Brewing Company will be open across Main St at their space near Sahlen Field.

In the event of rain, the Summer Jam will be completely moved inside to the SO Lobby Bar and Grille.

The event is free, family friendly, dog friendly, and open to all who would like to come check out Seneca One. Please plan to provide ID if you are enjoying adult beverages. Outside food and drink are not allowed on premise.

MUSIC SCHEDULE FOR 2022 SENECA ONE SUMMER JAM

June 15: The Darts

June 22: Rockabilly Steve and BR3

Jun 29: The Encyclopedia of Soul

July 6: Dave Hill Group

July 13: Universal Phunk

July 20: Kickstart Rumble

July 27: Kevin Hall Group

August 3: RNSM

….. and more TBA!

RSVP on Eventbrite!

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Big Wheelbarrow’s Sam Eder Makes Buffalo Home 🦬

Big Wheelbarrow (Y7) co-founder Sam Eder, his wife, Julie Amaon, and their dog, Ella, quickly settled in after a move from Austin to Buffalo in Jan. 2022! They now work, live, and play in Seneca One Tower, where their apartment is just seconds away from Big Wheelbarrow’s office on floor 24! Eder says “Buffalo knows how to […]

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GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF 43NORTH’S EIGHTH STARTUP COMPETITION 

Buffalo-based Accelerator Kicks Off Search for Five Companies to Receive Increased Prize of $1 Million Each Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that applications are now being accepted for the eighth year of 43North, the state-funded accelerator that invests $5 million annually to attract world-class entrepreneurs to grow their businesses in Buffalo. This year, 43North is […]

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Five $1M Investments? Let’s Do It! Our 2022 Application is Now Open!

First things first – 43North’s 2022 Application is officially open! So we were thinking… what if we gave every company $1 million?  In prepping to enter our eighth year, we took a close look at our offering and considered all that’s changed since we came on the scene in 2014. As we continue on our […]

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Rally Expected on NYSE by Q4

Rally (Y6), has entered an agreement with America’s Technology Acquisition Corp., via a SPAC. The combined entity is expected to be completed and on the NYSE as soon as Q4 of 2022. Huge congrats to Numaan Akram and the entire Rally team! Click here to hear Kevin Siskar, VP of Portfolio & Selection, talk about the details […]

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