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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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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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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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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 […]

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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

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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

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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

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Scott Wayman’s Q&A with The Information

The Information sat down with Scott Wayman, founder of Kangarootime (Y4), who pulled back the curtains on his journey from Long Beach to Buffalo. In the Q&A, Scott talks about his bicoastal family, his experience with Buffalo’s tech scene, and why he chooses to stay and grow his business in Western New York.  Read More

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Governor Hochul Announces $1 Million Grand Prize Winner of 43North’s 7th Annual Startup Competition

Top Seedz Wins $1 Million Investment in $5 Million Startup Competition  Seven Additional Companies Each Receive Investments of $500,000 Mayor Byron Brown today announced the winners of the seventh annual $5 million 43North startup competition, including the grand prize winner of a $1 million investment and the seven companies that each won investments of $500,000. […]

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New York State Launches Year Seven of 43North Startup Competition

Call for Founders to Grow Businesses in Buffalo for Cut of $5 Million in Investment Finalists to Face-Off at Live In-Person Pitch Event in October New York State announced that applications are now being accepted for the seventh year of 43North, the $5 million startup competition that attracts world-class entrepreneurs to grow their businesses in […]

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Buffalo Business First: 43North is reinvesting in three winners. Here’s what they’ll do with the money.

The following is a repost of an article from Buffalo Business First highlighting 43North awarding follow-on funding to three of our portfolio companies. We’ve also included a recap video for a behind-the-scenes look at our follow-on fund selection process. 43North has reinvested in three companies that previously won awards in its namesake competition. Kangarootime, CleanFiber and […]

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