What is Forge Buffalo?

Forge Buffalo is a talent community of job seekers, employers, and entrepreneurial spirits in Buffalo, New York. Powered by Empire State Development, Viaduct, and 43North, Forge Buffalo features some of the best and brightest leaders in the startup and emerging business community of Western New York.

Are you looking for a job at a hot new startup? Do you need fresh talent to staff your emerging business?

Forge Buffalo is built exclusively for job seekers and business owners in our region. Together, we are creating new opportunities for people to connect in the Queen City.

About 43North

43North is an accelerator program that hosts an annual startup competition, investing $5 million per year to attract and cultivate high-growth companies in Buffalo, NY. 43North portfolio companies also receive free incubator space in Buffalo for one year, guidance from mentors in related fields, and access to other business incentive programs such as START-UP NY. 43North operates through the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo, Empire State Development, the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, and several other sponsors.

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About Viaduct

Viaduct is a talent acquisition company that connects emerging businesses with their most important asset: people. A proven partner to the startup community, Viaduct works with entrepreneurs to identify new job candidates, assess their compatibilities, and manage their onboarding every step of the way. Are you looking for a freelancer? A full-timer? A total talent strategy that gives you the works? At Viaduct, we’re the bridge between your emerging business and a thriving workforce. Viaduct is an Aleron company.

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Be in Buffalo

Be in Buffalo, a program of Invest Buffalo Niagara, was launched to attract, welcome and retain talent in our incredible region. With a wonderful quality of life and tremendous job opportunities in cutting edge industries, people can be whatever they want to be—whether a C-level executive, creative freelancer, or first-time homebuyer. Working with a coalition of wonderful community partners, we are connecting with people in and beyond the region to provide relocation resources and to show there’s never been a better time to Be in Buffalo.

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The world’s largest online retailer and a prominent cloud service provider, is a proud supporter of Forge Buffalo. Providing resources that aid multiple jobs and hiring initiatives, amplifyForge Buffalo’s messaging, and reach to job seekers in search of opportunities to join Buffalo’s growing start-ups and tech ecosystem.

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