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43North Winning Startups Making Significant Advancements

Winners generating investment and reaching important milestones; Year Three applications are submitted BUFFALO, NY – 43North today shared exciting updates on the winning companies from its 2014 and 2015 competitions. The $5 million startup competition attracts entrepreneurs from around the world to compete for prizes that turn startups with high growth potential into funded enterprises […]

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Media Advisory: Next wave of entrepreneurs to take center stage at Bright Buffalo Niagara

By Julie Molenda BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo’s Bright Buffalo Niagara program will showcase the next wave of entrepreneurs and promising startup companies on June 15, and will include a keynote address by Bill Rancic, entrepreneur, investor and winner of “The Apprentice.” Please note, any requests for interviews with Bill Rancic require pre-approval […]

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43NORTH AND ECIDA WANT ENTREPRENEURS TO “THINK BIG” ON MAY 19

BUFFALO, NEW YORK — Today 43North — The $5 million startup competition – and the Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA) announced that they will co-host a networking event entitled Think Big on Thursday, May 19, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Design Innovation Garage (“dig”) within the Thomas R. Beecher Innovation […]

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Asana Medical, Inc. Announces Closing of $1.2 Million Convertible Promissory Note Offering

Yahoo! Finance MIAMI LAKES, FL–(Marketwired – May 10, 2016) –  Asana Medical, Inc. (“Asana,” the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed a $1.2 million offering of convertible promissory notes. Asana, an emerging life sciences company, is focused on the development and commercialization of an innovative therapy to non-surgically treat Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (“IBD”), […]

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43North winner Plum, Performance Management Partners announce partnership to advance next generation talent management

Niagara Frontier Publications 2015 43North Winner Plum and talent management and human resource consulting firm Performance Management Partners Inc. have announced a partnership to help employers enter the next generation of talent management. The collaboration combines PMP’s decades-long talent management expertise with Plum’s award-winning Cloud software solution. “Finding the best hire continues to be a […]

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GOVERNOR CUOMO LAUNCHES YEAR THREE OF 43NORTH THE $5 MILLION STARTUP COMPETITION

BUFFALO, NY – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that applications are now being accepted for the third year of 43North. The $5 million competition attracts entrepreneurs from around the world to compete for prizes that turn startups with high growth potential into funded enterprises in the Western New York region. “After two years, the […]

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ACV Auctions wins 43North’s grand prize; 10 remaining finalists receive prizes of $500,000 or $250,000 to invest in their startup businesses in Buffalo

Competition draws worldwide attention to Buffalo’s entrepreneurial community for second straight year Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced ACV Auctions as the winner of the $1 million grand prize from 43North– the world’s largest business idea competition. For the second straight year, 43North awarded a total of $5 million in cash prizes. In addition to […]

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America’s Largest Business Plan Competition Debuts

43North, America’s largest business plan competition, officially launched today in Buffalo, NY, placing over $5 million in prizes at stake, including a $1 million grand prize. The top 11 business ideas put forward during finals week in Buffalo, October 27-31, 2014, will receive these cash awards. The goal of 43North is to foster a strong […]

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43North Hits the Road to Promote Business Plan Competition

America’s largest business plan competition is hitting the road, and we’re looking for a few good applicants from across the country and around the world. To spread the word about this ambitious competition awarding a historic $5 million in cash prizes, 43North is embarking on a national and international roadshow that will include stops in […]

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