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43North is an accelerator program that invests $5 million per year to attract and retain high-growth startups in Buffalo, NY.

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Portfolio Companies
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Venture Capital Raised
$4.4B
Market Value

LATEST NEWS

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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Top Seedz gets purchase order for all Giant supermarkets

Top Seedz (Y7) has added yet another major supermarket chain as a distributor! Giant Food Stores placed a purchase order with the Y7 company for all 156 locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Learn more about founder Rebecca Brady’s plans to expand customer by customer. Read more HERE

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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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UPCOMING EVENTS

Why to Apply Webinar: WATCH NOW

Jul 8, 2022 at — Virtual

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Hear what our founders have to say about why you should apply and how our program can help accelerate your growth.

On June 29th, 2022, 43North’s VP of Portfolio and Selection, Kevin Siskar joined founders Dan Magnuszewski, ACV Auctions, 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 standing out during the application process

Watch the replay on Youtube here!

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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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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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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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Bounce Imaging closes on $4.2M in private funding

Bounce Imaging (Y4) closed on $4.2 million in venture capital from multiple investors, including, R42 Group with participation from Good Growth Capital, Tanis Ventures and other investment groups and individuals. ACV Auctions co-founder and local investor Jack Greco. READ MORE

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