43North Refer a Startup to 43North for Our Next Competition


At 43North, we look for:

  • Pre-seed/Seed stage companies

  • Founders with domain expertise and a strong team

  • Companies with a ready-to-ship product and traction with customers

    • Revenue or a clear path to revenue within 12 months




Most importantly, founders should not only be willing to relocate their company, but should see significant value and opportunity in operating in a city like Buffalo.

In exchange for investment of $500K or $1M, portfolio companies:

  • Locate their CEO and at least 50% of staff in Buffalo for at least 12 months

  • Provide 5% equity to 43North