43North Applications Now Available

43North awards $5 million in cash prizes, including a top prize of $1 million, to innovative startups from around the globe. And that’s not all – our winners also receive mentorship, incubator space, marketing exposure and tax breaks. We operate through the support of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo...

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NYS MWBE Disparity Study

Sheldon Anderson, communications director for Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, is a masters-level student at Buffalo State. He is conducting a study, the purpose of which is to conduct a summative program evaluation on the New York State MWBE program.  He will identify if the MWBE program has merit, whether it should...

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United Way – 2017 Board Leadership Training

Train for Nonprofit Board Service & Meet Nonprofits with Board and Committee Openings United Way Board Leadership Training is designed for those looking to grow their skills to the next leadership level – becoming effective board members and helping nonprofits meet an amazingly diverse range of community needs. Why participate? It’s good...

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UB CAT Request for Proposals to provide funding for R&D projects

The University at Buffalo Center for Advanced Biomedical and Bioengineering Technology (UB CAT) program has just opened its annual request for proposals (RFP) to provide hard-to-find support, including critical funding for R&D projects. New and established life sciences companies of all sizes who wish to accelerate development or improvement of...

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WBFO highlights NAWBO’s joint speaker series with WEDI to further dialog with entrepreneurs from other countries

Source: http://news.wbfo.org/post/experts-launch-series-aimed-helping-entrepreneurs Date: January 16, 2017 Experts launch series aimed at helping entrepreneurs By AMANDA SNYDER, WBFO If you’ve ever launched a business or struggled to grow a new enterprise, you likely encountered numerous challenges. From grappling with legal and insurance issues, to mastering social media and fostering strong bonds with...

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A Conversation With Kathy

A Conversation With Kathy NAWBO Buffalo-Niagara members were delighted to spend almost 90 minutes with our own Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul on Monday, October 3rd. Speaking at a joint summit of NAWBO and Amherst Chamber of Commerce members, Ms. Hochul commented that although women have made many strides, there remains...

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Buffalo Niagara Goes National

A six-member contingent from our chapter went to Columbus, Ohio last week for the three-day National Women’s Business Conference. Included was a full day of leadership development where chapter president Lisa Coppola and past president Sabina Ramsey each facilitated a roundtable discussion for NAWBO members across the country. Small group...

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