For the second year in a row, eleven startups are coming to Buffalo to vie for $1M, $500K or $250K to grow their businesses. That’s $5 million in prizes and eleven new companies in Buffalo for at least one year. All of the startups are already considered winners – finalists out of more than 11,000 applicants.
The entire WNY community is invited to watch as the entrepreneurs and their teams pitch their business ideas in front of a panel of celebrity judges and startup experts:
Andrew Kau: Managing Director, USA – Walden International
Michael Lazerow: Founder – Buddy Media (@lazerow)
Daniel Lewis: Founding Partner, CIO, Managing Partner, Project Manager – Orange Capital LLC (@danielsethlewis)
Lauren Maillian: Founder, CEO – LMB Group (@LaurenMaillian)
Sandra J. Miller: Open Innovation – Accenture (@smillertweets)
Lacarya Scott: CFO – Empire Genomics
Gary Vaynerchuk: Co-Founder, CEO – VaynerMedia (@garyvee)
All events are free and open to the public.
Finals Morning Pitch Session 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Finals Afternoon Pitch Session 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Awards Ceremony 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Shea’s Performing Arts Center 646 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14202
To register, visit 43North.org/43North-Week
The following 2015 Finalists will be pitching: