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.
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Portfolio Companies
$472M
Venture Capital Raised
700
Jobs Created in Buffalo

LATEST NEWS

Buffalo Business First: Squire Technologies founders selected to Endeavor Global network

Re-post from Buffalo Business First Songe LaRon and Dave Salvant may have seemed like an unlikely match for Buffalo. And it may have seemed like the trajectory of their company, Squire Technologies, would succumb to the Covid-19 pandemic. But the duo continues to make an important mark in Western New York – most recently as the first Buffalo-based entrepreneurs […]

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Announcing The Third Installment of Our ‘How to Start a Startup’ Virtual Discussion Series

We’re excited to host the third installment of our ‘How to Start a Startup’ series! Continuing our focus on supporting our portfolio companies and the larger Buffalo entrepreneurial community, this discussion will focus on acquiring customers. Not sure how to get customers, or, more importantly, acquire your first customer after starting a company and building […]

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Squire Co-founder and CEO Featured on CBS News

Following six months of lockdowns, stay at home orders and various reopening phases, 43North portfolio company, Squire, is playing a critical role in helping barbershops adjust to their “new normal” as they return to business. Co-founder and CEO, Songe LaRon, recently sat down with CBS News to talk about new products and services designed to […]

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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An Update on Our Plans for 2020

Everything we do at 43North is community-first, and for that reason we have made the incredibly difficult decision to cancel our $5M startup competition for 2020. It is our responsibility to do what is best for our community, and with the great level of uncertainty surrounding the global pandemic, moving forward as planned would be contradictory to that commitment. 

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Announcing Our Next ‘How to Start a Startup’ Virtual Discussion

Continuing our focus on supporting our portfolio companies and the larger Buffalo entrepreneurial community, we’re excited to host the second installment of our ‘How to Start a Startup’ series! If today’s challenges have you questioning if it’s the right time to start a company, you’re going to want to join our free virtual discussion on […]

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