43North — It's Happening Here

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43North is a startup competition and accelerator program in Buffalo, NY that invests $5M each year in startups with a deployable product, strong team, and a desire to relocate to Buffalo. Since launching in 2014, 43North portfolio companies have gone on to raise more than $240M in additional investment and create more than 525 local jobs.
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Portfolio Companies
$240M
Venture Capital Raised
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Jobs Created in Buffalo

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Joining the Latitude podcast this week is John Cimperman, founder of the 42North Brewery and the incredibly popular Borderland Music + Art Festival in East Aurora.

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Inaugural Techstars Startup Week Buffalo Will Be Sept. 15-19

The inaugural Techstars Startup Week Buffalo will take place from Sept. 15 to 19. This five-day celebration of Buffalo’s emerging startup ecosystem will feature dozens of speakers from Western New York and across North America, workshops, networking opportunities, and social events. 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Beakers & Beer

Oct 17, 2019 at 4:30 pm — Big Ditch Brewing Company

Join BNMC for Beakers & Beer, their signature networking event, on October 17th at their favorite beverage sponsor, Big Ditch Brewing Company! These free networking socials are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month, and registration is required. All are welcome!

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43North Finals

Oct 30, 2019 at 6:00 pm — Shea's Performing Arts Center

Save the date for 43North Finals on October 30th, where startups will pitch live on stage for a cut of $5M in investment! Winners will also participate in a 12-month accelerator program with expert mentorship, free incubator space in Buffalo, and access to an extensive investor and customer network. Ticket information will be coming soon.

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Podcast: 43North Winners and Staff Talk About the Competition

We’ve produced over 100 episodes of our podcast, Latitude. That means we’ve had plenty of opportunities to talk about the 43North competition and accelerator program. So we’ve compiled a list of episodes for you to check out while you or your startup consider applying for the $5,000,000 competition!

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WNY Small Businesses: Register Now for Ignite Buffalo’s Free, Eight-Week Small Business Summer School

Ready to take your small business to the next level? Ignite Buffalo’s Small Business Summer School program is here to help. From defining your target audience to establishing your team structure, managing your finances, and mastering your pitch, you will learn strategies and tactics from industry experts to help formalize your business plan and grow your business.

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