Watch 10 Startups Compete for a Cut of $5 Million at 43North Finals on October 28



Written by SOB Creative

Published on October 6, 2021

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Since launching in 2014, 43North has seen explosive growth and major success in helping businesses thrive in Buffalo. This fall, the high-stakes Finals event returns to Shea’s where top founders from around the world will battle live on stage for a cut of $5 million and a chance to grow their business in Buffalo. The best part? YOU’RE INVITED! 


43North Finals is a FREE Shark Tank style competition filled with edge-of-your-seat drama. On October 28, you can watch 10 startups from around the world pitch live on stage for a cut of $5 million and the opportunity to join 43North’s next cohort. 

Beyond the chance to win a portion of the $5 million payout, when a startup joins 43North, they will receive an abundance of resources to help grow their business right here in Buffalo, including: 

  • One-on-one mentorship with experts in their field
  • Class A office space in the newly renovated Seneca One Tower in Downtown Buffalo
  • Access to an extensive network of nearly 1,000 investors, customers, and vendors
  • Recruiting, fundraising, and marketing support from the 43North team
  • The opportunity to operate tax-free as part of STARTUP-NY


Here’s how the competition works:

  • After narrowing down hundreds of applications, 18 finalists have been chosen to make the trip to Buffalo. You can see the full list of 2021 finalists here.
  • The founders will go through a week of mentorship and pitches, but only 10 will move on to pitch live on stage at Shea’s on October 28th.
  • Of the 10 companies, seven companies will go on to win $500,000 and one company will take home $1 million. All of the winners will join 43North’s Y8 cohort in the Seneca One Tower. 

You and your fellow Buffalonians are invited to be a part of this exciting experience! This event is free and open to anyone and everyone. If you are passionate about all things business or simply just fascinated in learning about tomorrow’s next big start-up, this show is for you! 

If you’re interested in attending, tell your friends and grab your FREE tickets today! Seats are limited, so don’t wait! 

43North Finals

October 28 at 6 p.m.

Shea’s Performing Arts Center

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers.

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