VP Business Development
Senior Business Development Specialist
Economic Development Analyst
President & CEO
The City of Light With Bright Ideas
One Collaborative Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Countless Startup Resources.
Live your best startup life in Buffalo Niagara, a region that is building successful environments, providing human, financial & professional opportunities, and creating an entrepreneurs dream culture of collaboration. Talented companies like ACV Auctions, PostProcess Technologies, Circuit Clinical, HELIXintel, , and Verivend have taken advantage of what Buffalo Niagara has to offer and you can too.
Find the startup resources that work for you on our incubator & accelerator, coworking spaces, and funding access pages to share in the experience of success.
Success Breeds Success
ACV Auctions became Buffalo’s first software unicorn, with a valuation over $1 billion, more than 1,000 employees, and a successful IPO on the NASDAQ in 2021. Another local tech company – Tackle.io, recently closed a $100 million Series C round of venture capital funding, bringing the company’s valuation to $1.25 billion as Buffalo’s second unicorn. 32 local startups raised private, growth-oriented capital in 2021.