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43North 2020 Year In Review

2020 looked like a year to retreat on the surface, but for 43North, it’s been a year marked by great momentum and the type of traction that turned things we only dreamed about when we started in 2014 into reality. This year, our portfolio companies raised over $150 million in venture capital, walked away with […]

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Meet the 2022 43North Finalists!

This fall, 43North Finals returns to Shea’s, and the stakes have never been higher! Five companies will be chosen to receive a $1 million investment and secure a spot in 43North’s coveted accelerator program. After hundreds of applications, we’ve narrowed it down the finalists who will travel to Buffalo to pitch in person. Most of […]

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Six Ways to Find Your Role in Buffalo’s Startup Ecosystem

Here at 43North, we are proud to play an integral role in a collaborative effort of like-minded individuals and organizations who are passionate about our region and dedicated to building Buffalo’s future. Does this sound like you? If you are a passionate Buffalonian enthusiastic about the region’s economic prosperity, look no further. We invite you […]

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Visiting 43North at Seneca One

…SO YOU’RE COMING TO SENECA ONE Slowly but surely, you’ve been watching the Buffalo skyline’s tallest building, Seneca One, slowly transform from a distant memory into a living, breathing, mixed use facility with 24/7 activity and a tech-focused community. This 1.4M square foot monstrosity, formerly known as One HSBC Center, and before that was known as […]

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2022 Investment Trends

2022 Investment Trends  Written by Cindy Sideris, Senior Platform Manager at 43North You’ve probably heard the terms crypto, web3, NFT, or femtech, but what do they actually mean? Should you care? Are you missing out on investment opportunities? We’re here to clear things up and let you know what’s trending in the venture capital space.  […]

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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, […]

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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

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43North’s 2022 Why to Apply Webinar

On June 29, 43North’s VP of Portfolio and Selection, Kevin Siskar was joined by founders Dan Magnuszewski, ACV Auctions (43N Y2), Irfan Khan, Circuit Clinical (43N Y6), and Dr. Tye & Courtney Caldwell, ShearShare (43N Y7) for a discussion and Q&A around topics including: Benefits of 43North’s program Living and working in Buffalo Tips on […]

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Big Wheelbarrow’s Sam Eder Makes Buffalo Home 🦬

Big Wheelbarrow (Y7) co-founder Sam Eder, his wife, Julie Amaon, and their dog, Ella, quickly settled in after a move from Austin to Buffalo in Jan. 2022! They now work, live, and play in Seneca One Tower, where their apartment is just seconds away from Big Wheelbarrow’s office on floor 24! Eder says “Buffalo knows how to […]

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GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF 43NORTH’S EIGHTH STARTUP COMPETITION 

Buffalo-based Accelerator Kicks Off Search for Five Companies to Receive Increased Prize of $1 Million Each Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that applications are now being accepted for the eighth year of 43North, the state-funded accelerator that invests $5 million annually to attract world-class entrepreneurs to grow their businesses in Buffalo. This year, 43North is […]

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