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Reflecting on ACV’s Rise to IPO

ACV’s IPO is an incredible feat by any standards – even the Silicon Valley ones; so for a home-grown Buffalo tech company to hit this milestone, it is a monumental achievement, and its impact will be equally as remarkable in our region. So before we officially turn the page on this chapter, we sat down

43North Year In Review
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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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Buffalo Business First: Squire Technologies founders selected to Endeavor Global network

Re-post from Buffalo Business First Songe LaRon and Dave Salvant may have seemed like an unlikely match for Buffalo. And it may have seemed like the trajectory of their company, Squire Technologies, would succumb to the Covid-19 pandemic. But the duo continues to make an important mark in Western New York – most recently as the first Buffalo-based entrepreneurs

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Squire Co-founder and CEO Featured on CBS News

Following six months of lockdowns, stay at home orders and various reopening phases, 43North portfolio company, Squire, is playing a critical role in helping barbershops adjust to their “new normal” as they return to business. Co-founder and CEO, Songe LaRon, recently sat down with CBS News to talk about new products and services designed to

Takeout for Good

Order Takeout and Support FeedMore WNY on June 2nd Through Takeout for Good

43North portfolio company GroupRaise is hosting a nationwide effort to support food banks called Takeout for Good on Tuesday, June 2nd. More than 1,500 restaurants across the country have signed up to donate a portion of their sales (15-25%) during the event to their local food bank, including several right here in Western New York.