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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


43North’s Internship Program Just Got Bigger!

The most coveted internship program in Buffalo just got bigger! The 43N Internship Program is now looking to fill multiple roles for the summer and fall.  The newly expanded program offers interns the opportunity to sit in on private meetings with founders, shake hands with high-level investors and help recruit the world’s fastest-growing companies to […]


ShearShare closes $2.3M round of funding shortly after moving to Buffalo

ShearShare closed on $2.3 million of seed funding led by Atlanta-based Fearless Fund and included contributions from local angel investors Jack Greco and Wayne and Mary Bacon; Empire State Development Corp.’s New York Ventures Fund; Portfolia’s FemTech II Fund; Hearst Corp.’s Level Up Ventures, and Chloe Capital, who met Co-Founders Dr. Tye and Courtney Caldwell at 43North […]


43North’s Inspiring Messages for Women

Celebrating Women’s History Month March is Women’s History Month, and each and every day, we cheers to the incredible women who are making history. But, DYK that only 2.2% of all venture capital dollars go to female founders? Yikes. From day one, 43N has committed to changing that statistic, and today, 22% of our portfolio […]


Top Seedz Plan for Growth

Top Seedz has big plans for expansion and growth – all right here in WNY. Catch out this excellent Believe in Buffalo spotlight from WKBW-TV.


Buffalo Named One of the Top-Five Fastest Growing Startup Cities

York IE recently named Buffalo as the fifth fastest-growing startup city, in America, coming in over cities like Tampa, Dallas, and LA. Local companies that helped Buffalo rise to the top half of this list include Kangarootime (Y4), Circuit Clinical (Y6), Verivend (Y7), ACV Auctions (Y2). But, this is only the beginning for Buffalo and we know firsthand that […]


Circuit Clinical Raises $29M in Series C

Circuit Clinical closed a $29M round as part of its Series C. The round was led by Denver-based Breakout Investment Partners, with contributors including two of Circuit Clinical’s strategic partners, Medidata and Labcorp. READ MORE


Catching Up with the Y7 Cohort

The Buffalo News editorial board caught up with the eight companies who recently joined 43North on the 24th floor of Seneca One. Overall, the founders are digging in, getting to work, and quickly feeling the support of a unique program and community that are rallying around them. Read more


Field Notes from the Climb by Irfan Khan, Circuit Clinical

Field Notes from the Climb.  Written by Irfan Khan, CEO & Founder of Circuit Clinical Every time I’m tempted to tell another founder what they should do, I’m reminded of the adage my mentor, Dr. David Rosenbaum, lived by: “Free advice is generally worth what you paid for it.” With that paradox noted, I’d like […]


Influential Black Founders to Follow on Social Media

Here are 7 influential Black founders to follow on social media: Historically, Black business owners face a unique set of challenges on their road to success. While there is still a lot of work to be done in our industry to ensure Black founders’ voices are heard, a select few are blazing the trail, both […]


Whose Your Landlord raises $2.1M

Whose Your Landlord (Y6) secured $2.1 million of seed funding with the help of several VC firms and angel investors. One of which is Buffalo’s own, Michael Tobin, owner of Fresh Catch Poke Co. Read More