Two health sciences startup companies in Buffalo scored $50,000 investments from Launch NY on Thursday. The investments – styled as debt that will eventually turn into equity – marked the conclusion of the Critical Path accelerator program, conducted with Launch NY, the University at Buffalo, Invest Buffalo Niagara and the Western New York Incubator Network.
Their organizations have helped millions, and their impact wraps around the globe. Leading 30 different social ventures, we are honoring 40 young people (including a few cofounder teams) this year who are all working tirelessly to creatively solve some of the world's toughest problems. Meet the 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs class of 2017.
43North today shared exciting updates on the winning companies from its 2014 and 2015 competitions. The $5 million startup competition attracts entrepreneurs from around the world to compete for prizes that turn startups with high growth potential into funded enterprises in the Western New York region... Additionally, the following 43North winners have been accepted to the START-UP NY program: DDG, Painless1099, Plum, Qoints, and Voiceitt.