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North Buffalo high-tech manufacturer breaks ground on $13M expansion

Invest Buffalo-Niagara President and CEO Tom Kucharski said the plant here beat out a plant in near Boston for the expansion dollars. “People show up and they work hard and that’s something that resonates in a lot of these even far-advanced processes and manufacturing techniques,” Kucharski said. “Those are the kind of employees that they […]

August 23, 2021

LAUNCHTECH named #66 upcoming private company on Forbes 500

Scroll all the way down to #66 to see a taste of Buffalo. Congratulations LaunchTech!

August 18, 2021

Surprise, Erie County’s population grew for the first time in decades

‘This is a great moment for the City of Buffalo, to see population growth in our city for the first time in 70 years,’ Mayor Byron Brown said.

August 13, 2021

Census Talkback

Jenna Kavanaugh to talk about the “Be in Buffalo” initiative and what the census numbers mean.

August 13, 2021

Buffalo growing for first time in 70 years, according to census

Driven by a sharp increase in Asian and multiracial residents, the city’s population grew to 278,349 people from 261,275 in 2010, its first such gain since the 1950 census.

August 12, 2021

Odoo is now a unicorn, and it’s hiring as fast as possible in Buffalo

“They can’t believe we’re able to recruit so many vibrant, smart people at such a rapid pace,” Kosinski said. “The test scores we give internally to our new hires are higher than anywhere else in North America, and our retention rate is 98%.” Kosinski sees Odoo as part of a broader movement to make tech […]

July 29, 2021

As barbershops boom, Squire Technologies draws a $750 million valuation

Squire, the maker of software specifically aimed at businesses that trim men’s hair and beards, on Wednesday announced a new round of funding that triples its valuation to $750 million just under a year since it received its last venture round less than a year ago.

July 28, 2021

Thought Leaders: Closed border continues to cloud economy

Uncertainty about opening Canadian border keeps international business guessing.

July 23, 2021

Hey tech workers, look us over

The Covid-19 pandemic changed the nature of technology and white-collar work. The New York Times recently cited an estimate that 23 million people planned to relocate as a result of an increased ability to work remotely. We won’t be coy: Come to Buffalo.

July 23, 2021

Kyklo picks new downtown Buffalo space for headquarters

Kyklo will move in August into much-expanded headquarters space in downtown Buffalo.

July 19, 2021