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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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43North’s 2022 Why to Apply Webinar

On June 29, 43North’s VP of Portfolio and Selection, Kevin Siskar was joined by founders Dan Magnuszewski, ACV Auctions (43N Y2), 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 […]

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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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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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Five $1M Investments? Let’s Do It! Our 2022 Application is Now Open!

First things first – 43North’s 2022 Application is officially open! So we were thinking… what if we gave every company $1 million?  In prepping to enter our eighth year, we took a close look at our offering and considered all that’s changed since we came on the scene in 2014. As we continue on our […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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