Entrepreneurs. Investors. Growth. 

Since 2009, Bright Buffalo Niagara has brought local investors together with entrepreneurs at our annual forum, creating connections and opportunities to nurture economic growth in Western New York.

AccuTheranostics presenting at the 2014 Bright Buffalo Niagara Semifinalists Meet-Up

Over 100 high-tech companies pitched their ideas to potential investors through our forum, and others have received free guidance from business mentors through our Mentor Match-Up Program.

We are proud to be a resource that promotes investment, business partnering, and other entrepreneurial services across the life sciences, energy, IT and advanced manufacturing sectors. 

Through our programs, companies gained valuable exposure in Buffalo's entrepreneurial ecosystem and forum participants raised more than $23M in funding.

Successful companies that presented at Bright Buffalo Niagara include: Empire Genomics, Kinex Pharmaceuticals, Graphene Devices and more