43North Finals is returning to Shea's for its 8th year, and the stakes have never been higher! Join us on Thursday, October 20th, and watch as entrepreneurs from around the world battle live on stage for $1 million each and a chance to grow their business in Buffalo! Only five companies will win during this thrilling, shark tank-style competition. Watch the live event here.
Whether you're a passionate Buffalonian, a job seeker, a student, an entrepreneur, or just someone who loves a good high-stakes competition, this show is for YOU! Plus, a special live performance by local Rock 'n Soul band, Farrow!
Here's what to expect! Click the event to expand and see details.
ALL 15 Finalists will pitch in the Seneca One Auditorium starting at 9:00 am. Only eight will be chosen to move on to 43North Finals the following night at Shea's. Tickets are not required for this event.
Companies will pitch in the following order beginning at 9:30 am:
1. Twipes📍 London, UK
2. Agapé Wellness📍 Rochester, NY
3. Otrafy📍 Chicago, IL
4. Delee |📍 Laredo, TX
5. TYBR Health📍 Houston, TX
6. AMPA Works 📍 Santa Monica, CA
7. Lilu 📍 New York, NY
8. Mod Tech Labs📍Austin, TX
9. MAGPIE 📍New York, NY
10. Aravenda 📍Vienna, VA
11. Phood 📍 New York, New York
12. Tampon Tribe 📍 Los Angeles, CA
13. Seshie📍Penn Valley, PA
14. M Aerospace📍Austin, TX
15. CAHill Tech 📍 Clarence, NY
It’s happening here on October 20th! Watch eight startups from around the world pitch live on stage for a shot at $1 million and a chance to grow their business in Buffalo. This event is open to everyone, but seating is limited, so grab your tickets today!
Tickets are FREE and open to the public. New this year, all tickets are digital. There will be no printed tickets.
Once you secure your tickets through Ticketmaster, you will receive them via email. We highly recommend saving your tickets to Apple Wallet or Google Pay on your phone, so they're easily accessible.
If needed, you can go to the Kiosk or Box Office at Shea's if you need help finding your previously reserved tickets.
If you've been given a promo code for tickets and need help distributing your tickets, please contact Sophia Marshall [email protected].
If you have a general admission ticket, your seat is not assigned and seating is limited!
Doors open at 5 PM with a live performance by local band, Farrow.
The show will start promptly at 6 PM. We recommend arriving early to allow plenty of time to hit the concession stand and find your seats.
Street Parking is free in the city after 5:00 PM on weekdays, but availability is limited. Paid parking lots are also available within a couple blocks of the theater. If a parking attendant is not present, you may be required to download the ParkMobile App or Buffalo Roam App to your phone. If you are taking the train downtown, the Fountain Plaza Station is located one block south of Shea’s Buffalo Theatre.
We recommend taking the train or carpooling if possible!
43North Finals is not part of Shea's season ticket package. If you are a Shea's season ticket holder, you will need to separately reserve your tickets to 43North Finals.