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The Buffalo News: 43North ‘hackathon’ goes online, with $15,000 in prize money

Re-posted from The Buffalo News 43North has turned its second annual “Code:Buffalo” event into an online competition, with $15,000 in prize money up for grabs. Teams that sign up for the “hackathon” are being directed to “build something for Buffalo.” “It’s really broad by design because we’re looking to inspire our participants to really build […]

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43North Welcomes Hundreds of Job Seekers to JobCade

Today, 43North hosted its second annual JobCade career fair for Buffalo-area startups and emerging businesses. More than 50 local companies, looking to fill over 400 openings, were on hand for the event. Hundreds of job seekers showed up to learn about the wide array of opportunities that included roles in sales, marketing, operations, accounting, manufacturing and more.

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Buffalo Business First: 43North companies, staff complete move to Seneca One Tower

43North – the business competition and incubator – has moved its staff members and portfolio companies into newly renovated space on the 24th floor of Seneca One Tower. That includes seven new 43North companies – the winners of prize money in its annual competition last October – and 11 companies that won 43North prizes in recent years.

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Buffalo Business First: The state of startups in Buffalo

For the third year in a row, at least 20 local startups have attracted growth-oriented financing from private sources. In 2019, the cumulative amount of money raised has already eclipsed $220 million, enabling companies to hire engineers, customer service reps, sales personnel and business executives.

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The Buffalo News: 43North champ Strayos digs Buffalo potential

Sahu was low-key, methodical and humble, even, in explaining how he would turn his company into a Buffalo-based growth story by creating a sort of underground version of Google Maps.

It turns out, he didn’t have to be flashy. The five judges liked his plan and his vision, and awarded Strayos the competition’s $1 million grand prize.

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