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ShearShare Shines on Today Show

  43North portfolio company, ShearShare (Y7), was recently featured on the Today Show! Ty and Courtney Caldwell, the husband and wife duo behind ShearShare, noticed a significant problem in the hair industry, especially during the pandemic – empty chairs. They decided to use their sheer creativity to develop a solution that has earned them the

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Innovation Across Borders with Twipes

Watch on YouTube or listen on your favorite streaming app! In this episode of Latitude, Justine Palkowski, Sr. Marketing Manager at 43North,  is joined by the founders of Twipes, Elle McIntosh and Al Borz, who are making waves in the wet wipes industry. The episode delves into their founder journey, the inspiration behind Twipes, and their

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Governor Hochul Announces Launch of 43North’s Ninth Startup Competition

Buffalo-Based Accelerator Kicks Off Search for Five Companies to Receive $1 Million Investments Applications Can Be Submitted Here Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that applications are now being accepted for the ninth year of 43North, the State-funded accelerator that invests $5 million annually to attract world-class entrepreneurs to grow their startups in Buffalo. This year, 43North will select five seed-stage startups to

Emerging Tech Ecosystems with Dominic Costanzo

Watch on YouTube or listen on your favorite streaming app! Dominic Costanzo relocated from Richmond, VA, to Buffalo, NY, to contribute to the growth of Buffalo’s Startup Ecosystem. In this episode, Dom sits down with Cindy Sideris to discuss the qualities of successful emerging tech ecosystems in mid-sized cities.  THE INTERVIEW Dom Costanzo joined the 43North

Twipes Reviewed in Real Simple

Say goodbye to single-use wipes that harm the environment and hello to a more sustainable option that still gets the job done- Twipes! Real Simple recently reviewed Twipes and found that they perform just as well as traditional wet wipes in terms of cleaning and refreshing the skin. Not only that, but Twipes are also

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The Key to to a Successful Co-Founder Relationship with ShearShare

Watch on YouTube or listen on your favorite streaming app! ShearShare co-founders Dr. Tye and Courtney Caldwell are married co-founders who have found success in both business and their relationship. From moving their business to Buffalo, NY, to writing best-selling books, we dive deep into their secrets for making it all work.  THE INTERVIEW ShearShare

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Latitude is Back!

Introducing the 2.0 version of Latitude – a  podcast and video series presented by 43North that’s here to light up your entrepreneurial spirit and fuel your tech enthusiasm like never before! Get ready to buckle up for an exhilarating ride as we dive deep into conversations with founders, CEOs, and venture capitalists that are building

Immerse Games Levels-Up with a Giveaway!

Immersed Games (Y5) is celebrating Women’s History Month with an exciting giveaway! Tyto Online, their popular STEM-focused game for middle schoolers, features a special museum exhibit in-game, highlighting 24 women who have made significant contributions to science. One winner will win a prize pack, including posters, t-shirts, swag, and a subscription for a classroom to play the game

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International Women’s Day

Meet the Women of 43North March is Women’s History Month, and each day, we cheers to the incredible women who are making history. But, DYK that only 1.9% of all venture capital dollars go to female founders? Yikes. From day one, 43N has committed to changing that statistic, and today, 26% of our portfolio companies