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Business Consultant Sees Improved Climate for Startups

Jack McGowan said he gets a good sense soon after meeting with the founders of a startup company whether they have what it takes to succeed in business.It happened back in 2000 when he was a coach …

July 12, 2016

Invest Buffalo Niagara Brings Word of Buffalo’s Comeback to D.C.

Thomas Kucharski, the president and CEO of Invest Buffalo Niagara, was the only local economic official chosen to speak at this year’s two-day SelectUSA Investment Summit, the Obama administr…

June 20, 2016

Bright Buffalo Niagara Expo Gives Boost to Entrepreneurs

The founders of these and 29 other companies got the chance to tout their ideas to a panel of judges – and a roomful of fellow entrepreneurs, academics and potential investors

June 15, 2016

Invest Buffalo Niagara Continues to Target Canadian Firms

Invest Buffalo Niagara is singing “Oh! Canada” and with good reason. Having spent Tuesday hosting a business strategy networking event in Oakville, Ont. that targeted Canadian firms con…

June 15, 2016

Roswell Park Launches Global Biotechnology & Cancer Therapeutics

As a for-profit spinoff of Roswell Park, GBCT will provide new avenues for maximizing the impact and community benefit from Roswell Park discoveries and resources. GBCT will utilize strong local an…

June 07, 2016

Sumitomo Reclaims Ownership of Tonawanda Dunlop Plant

Japan-based Sumitomo is ending a joint venture it formed with Ohio-based Goodyear in 1999. Sumitomo already had a 25 percent interest in Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America; Sumitomo will now acqui…

June 04, 2016

IBM’s Innovation Center Taking Shape in Downtown Buffalo

For IBM’s new innovation center in Buffalo, it’s all about data. “We’re drowning in data. The key is using that data effectively,” said Jay Goodwyn, the executive dire…

April 26, 2016

Jacobs Institute, Stratasys Partner to Advance Medical uses of 3D Printing

Buffalo is taking a big step in its ambitions to play a leading role in one of the next big things in health care: 3D printing. The Jacobs Institute and Stratasys Ltd., a major 3D printer-maker, an…

April 25, 2016

Collaboration Drives Buffalo’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Situated at the western edge of New York state, the Buffalo-Niagara region is experiencing a surge in fast-growing startups, unique methods of raising funds and a dedicated group of leaders support…

April 25, 2016

Silicon Wafer Maker Agrees to Deal With Big Customer

Genesee County manufacturer, 1366 Technologies, has signed a deal with a South Korean solar panel producer, Hanwha Q Cells that will help the Massachusetts company ramp up production at their new $…

April 13, 2016