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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
…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 […]
43North is kicking off 2021 with the announcement of its Small Business School. This free virtual educational workshop series features local professionals and experts who will cover a variety of topics – all aimed to help small business owners sharpen their skills and elevate their business. From social media to legal to accounting and more, […]
43North Y4 portfolio company Squire announced a Series C raise of nearly $60 million at a $250 million valuation, nearly triple the company’s valuation of its June 2020 Series B raise. The raise, which ICONIQ Capital led with participation from Tiger Global, Charles River Ventures, Trinity Ventures, New General Market Ventures and SoftBank Opportunity Fund, […]
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. […]
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 (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
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 […]
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 […]
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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