43North is a startup competition in Buffalo, NY that invests $5 million each year in companies with a deployable product, strong team, and a desire to relocate to Buffalo for at least a year. We’ve invested in 44 companies since coming on the scene as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative in 2014. After winning 43North, our companies have gone on to raise more than $200 million and create more than 400 local jobs. See our portfolio here.
Each year, our winners receive a cut of $5 million in investment. Our awards are:
Our winners also receive: