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43North Heads to Collision 2022

You’re Invited! Join 43North at our Toronto Happy Hour!  We’re capping off day one of Collision by bringing together founders, investors, and new friends to meet for drinks, lite fare, and casual conversations. Details are below. We hope you can join! Event Details Tuesday, June 21st 5:30 p.m. The Porch 250 Adelaide Street West Toronto, […]


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


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 […]


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 […]


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


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 […]


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


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