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Top Seedz Receives $366,605 from the New York Power Authority 

Top Seedz (Y7), a 43North portfolio company, has secured a significant $366,605 award from the New York Power Authority. This funding boost is aimed at facilitating their move to a larger manufacturing facility in downtown Buffalo. With 8% of the project cost allocated to this award, Top Seedz plans to retain 42 jobs and create […]


ShearShare Shines on Today Show

  43North portfolio company, ShearShare (Y7), was recently featured on the Today Show! Ty and Courtney Caldwell, the husband and wife duo behind ShearShare, noticed a significant problem in the hair industry, especially during the pandemic – empty chairs. They decided to use their sheer creativity to develop a solution that has earned them the […]


Twipes Reviewed in Real Simple

Say goodbye to single-use wipes that harm the environment and hello to a more sustainable option that still gets the job done- Twipes! Real Simple recently reviewed Twipes and found that they perform just as well as traditional wet wipes in terms of cleaning and refreshing the skin. Not only that, but Twipes are also […]


Ofo Ezeugwu Talks Scaling a Startup as a Black founder in National Documentary

Founder and CEO of Whose Your Landlord, Ofo Ezeugwu, was recently featured in featured on Founding in Color, a docu-series that tells the stories of Black and Latino startup founders who are navigating lives as underrepresented startup founders. Click the link in our bio to read the full article and find out what’s next for […]


Immerse Games Levels-Up with a Giveaway!

Immersed Games (Y5) is celebrating Women’s History Month with an exciting giveaway! Tyto Online, their popular STEM-focused game for middle schoolers, features a special museum exhibit in-game, highlighting 24 women who have made significant contributions to science. One winner will win a prize pack, including posters, t-shirts, swag, and a subscription for a classroom to play the game […]


With customers in more than 25 countries, Buffalo’s Strayos looks to double its base

Buffalo-based startup Strayos (Y6) is expanding its team and product offerings as it experiences growth in demand for its technology. Strayos specializes in software and analytics for the mining and quarrying industry, allowing companies to optimize their operations and improve safety. The company has hired six new employees and plans to release a new product […]


Sam Eder Of Big Wheelbarrow: How We Are Helping To Create A Resilient Food Supply Chain

Sam Eder, CEO and co-founder of 43North portfolio company, Big Wheelbarrow (Y7), was recently featured in Authority Magazine in an interview discussing the company’s efforts to create a more resilient food supply chain. In the interview, Eder talks about the challenges faced by small and medium-sized farmers and how Big Wheelbarrow is leveraging technology to […]


Kickfurther plan to Hire CRO and CFO to Scale in 2023

Kickfurther (Y5) is gearing up for growth in 2023! The Buffalo-based startup offers an innovative platform that allows companies to secure financing by pre-selling their inventory to backers, reducing the risk and cost of traditional financing methods. Co-founder and CEO Sean De Clercq, plan to hire a Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Finance Officer to […]



What a month it’s been! Shortly after the new year, we welcomed five new companies to Buffalo to round out our year eight (Y8) cohort. Coming from around the world, the founders moved their HQs to Buffalo’s Seneca One Tower and quickly got settled into their new offices. We gave them a tour of their […]


Top Seedz New Seed-Sational Line 🌱

You know those roasted seeds Top Seedz (Y7) uses to make its crackers? Now, Top Seedz is sharing its secret ingredient with its new line of organic raw seeds and powders! The new line includes organic pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds, sesame seeds, and arrowroot powder. Get 20% OFF with the code “RAWSEEDS20” […]


Big Wheelbarrow Partners with iTradeNetwork, Inc.

Big win for Big Wheelbarrow! Founder Sam Eder of Big Wheelbarrow (Y7) announced a new partnership with the industry-leading team at iTradeNetwork, Inc., which will help get more local food on the shelves of grocery stores. READ MORE