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water from maple trees

Water from Maple trees?

Maple season is a big deal throughout New York State. In fact, the Empire State has the largest inventory of tappable maple trees in the entire U.S. (sorry Vermont). And New York is home to over 2,000 maple sugar makers in the state, which makes the tree gold big business. Sprague’s Maple Farm in Portville is

Media Coverage

Biotech firm started by UB scientists sees promise in ‘Iron Man’ cell

The Buffalo News | Stephen T. Watson   Health & Tech is a regular feature highlighting life sciences and high-tech companies throughout the region. Company name: Cytocybernetics Address: 120 Sherman Annex, on the University at Buffalo South Campus, and a second location in North Tonawanda Website: Year founded: 2014 Founders: Glenna Bett and Randall

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ACV Auctions wins 43North’s grand prize

Competition draws worldwide attention to Buffalo’s entrepreneurial community for second straight year Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced ACV Auctions as the winner of the $1 million grand prize from 43North– the world’s largest business idea competition. For the second straight year, 43North awarded a total of $5 million in cash prizes. In addition to


Buffalo Neighborhoods: Millionaires ‘ Row

Imagine coming home to your towering, opulent mansion where, inside, a lavish Art Deco party is being held in your honor. Only the most sophisticated guests are invited and the only things brighter than the ladies’ diamonds are the bubbling glasses of champagne. While not everyone can live such a splendid life, Buffalonians still have


Exc on Board to Lead International Biz Competition

A $5 million international business plan competition, which includes a $1 million top prize and requires the winner to relocate to Buffalo, is gearing up for an early February launch. Jordan Levy and Andrew Pulkrabek are leading the competition, which is focused on fostering entrepreneurship within Western New York. As steering committee chairman, Levy will


$5 Million Business Plan Competition Aims to Spotlight Region

Original Article by: Matt Glynn Published: January 9, 2014, 04:19 PM Jordan A. Levy and a venture capitalist who relocated here from Minnesota will oversee a $5 million business plan competition aimed at igniting startup and investor activity in Western New York. Levy, a local native and venture capitalist, will serve as the competition’s steering