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Ofo Ezeugwu Talks Scaling a Startup as a Black founder in National Documentary

Founder and CEO of Whose Your Landlord, Ofo Ezeugwu, was recently featured in featured on Founding in Color, a docu-series that tells the stories of Black and Latino startup founders who are navigating lives as underrepresented startup founders. Click the link in our bio to read the full article and find out what’s next for […]


Immerse Games Levels-Up with a Giveaway!

Immersed Games (Y5) is celebrating Women’s History Month with an exciting giveaway! Tyto Online, their popular STEM-focused game for middle schoolers, features a special museum exhibit in-game, highlighting 24 women who have made significant contributions to science. One winner will win a prize pack, including posters, t-shirts, swag, and a subscription for a classroom to play the game […]


With customers in more than 25 countries, Buffalo’s Strayos looks to double its base

Buffalo-based startup Strayos (Y6) is expanding its team and product offerings as it experiences growth in demand for its technology. Strayos specializes in software and analytics for the mining and quarrying industry, allowing companies to optimize their operations and improve safety. The company has hired six new employees and plans to release a new product […]


Sam Eder Of Big Wheelbarrow: How We Are Helping To Create A Resilient Food Supply Chain

Sam Eder, CEO and co-founder of 43North portfolio company, Big Wheelbarrow (Y7), was recently featured in Authority Magazine in an interview discussing the company’s efforts to create a more resilient food supply chain. In the interview, Eder talks about the challenges faced by small and medium-sized farmers and how Big Wheelbarrow is leveraging technology to […]


International Women’s Day

Meet the Women of 43North March is Women’s History Month, and each day, we cheers to the incredible women who are making history. But, DYK that only 1.9% of all venture capital dollars go to female founders? Yikes. From day one, 43N has committed to changing that statistic, and today, 26% of our portfolio companies […]


Kickfurther plan to Hire CRO and CFO to Scale in 2023

Kickfurther (Y5) is gearing up for growth in 2023! The Buffalo-based startup offers an innovative platform that allows companies to secure financing by pre-selling their inventory to backers, reducing the risk and cost of traditional financing methods. Co-founder and CEO Sean De Clercq, plan to hire a Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Finance Officer to […]


How to Celebrate Black History Month at Your Startup

Each February, Black History Month is celebrated to honor the culture and tell the stories of the Black community. But we’re not just talking about things that happened in the past. There is still a lot of work that we all have to do to become authentically inclusive, empathetic, and diverse in the workplace. Black […]



What a month it’s been! Shortly after the new year, we welcomed five new companies to Buffalo to round out our year eight (Y8) cohort. Coming from around the world, the founders moved their HQs to Buffalo’s Seneca One Tower and quickly got settled into their new offices. We gave them a tour of their […]


Top Seedz New Seed-Sational Line 🌱

You know those roasted seeds Top Seedz (Y7) uses to make its crackers? Now, Top Seedz is sharing its secret ingredient with its new line of organic raw seeds and powders! The new line includes organic pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds, sesame seeds, and arrowroot powder. Get 20% OFF with the code “RAWSEEDS20” […]


Big Wheelbarrow Partners with iTradeNetwork, Inc.

Big win for Big Wheelbarrow! Founder Sam Eder of Big Wheelbarrow (Y7) announced a new partnership with the industry-leading team at iTradeNetwork, Inc., which will help get more local food on the shelves of grocery stores. READ MORE


Phood is the Future of Campus Dining

Phood (Y8) is changing the landscape when it comes to campus dining for college students. The company, which recently moved to Buffalo from New York City, partners with colleges and universities to allow students to use their campus dining bucks on food off campus – all at no cost to the school. Click here to check out Business Insider’s […]