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Western New York Trailblazers: Marie Rachelle

Western New York is full of innovators, blazing new trails as they work to build a better Buffalo. In collaboration with our partners at 43North, Be In Buffalo, TechBuffalo, and Aleron, we’re celebrating a select group of these Western New York Trailblazers.  In this edition, we connected with Marie Rachelle, the founder and owner of Convergence Coworking, to learn […]
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The Catch Up: Talking Women in Tech with TechBuffalo

The Catch Up: Talking Women in Tech with TechBuffalo

The benefits of diversity are far from a secret. Diverse companies perform better, hire better talent and are better at engaging with and retaining employees. We’re not just making this up; it’s science. When companies stop focusing on one section of society, they create better and safer products that take everyone into consideration.  Yet, somehow […]
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Effective Leadership in a Remote Workplace

Effective Leadership in a Remote Workplace

Are you craving some quality in-office interaction? Do you find yourself itching for a sense of workplace normalcy? Is your mind desperate for a return to the way things used to be? Unfortunately, it may be several more months before these dreams turn into reality—and we all need to properly prepare ourselves for the uncertain […]
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Western New York Trailblazer: John Gavigan, Endeavor

Western New York Trailblazer: John Gavigan, Endeavor

Western New York is full of innovators, blazing new trails as they work to build a better Buffalo. In collaboration with our partners at 43North, Aleron, Be In Buffalo and TechBuffalo, Forge Buffalo is celebrating a select group of these Western New York Trailblazers.  John Gavigan is the Managing Director at Endeavor, a mission-driven, global organization leading the high-impact entrepreneurship […]
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WHY and HOW: Building a Startup Ecosystem in Buffalo

WHY and HOW: Building a Startup Ecosystem in Buffalo

The following blog was shared with Forge Buffalo by Rick Gardner, the Director of Startup Ventures at the University at Buffalo. A partner of Buffalo’s startup community, the Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships (BEP) at the University at Buffalo builds bridges between academia and industry, helps commercialize new technology, and provides students with experiential learning and […]
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Western New York Trailblazer: John Lockwood, Strayos

Western New York Trailblazer: John Lockwood, Strayos

Western New York is full of innovators, blazing new trails as they work to build a better Buffalo. In collaboration with our partners at 43North, Aleron, Be In Buffalo and TechBuffalo, Forge Buffalo is celebrating a select group of these Western New York Trailblazers.  John Lockwood is a Full Stack Developer at 43North portfolio company Strayos, a 3D visual intelligence […]
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Will 2021 be the year of the startup?

Will 2021 be the year of the startup?

Yes! Don’t believe me? GM was founded in 1908 on the heels of the 1907 financial crisis. Burger King started slinging beef patties amid the post-Korean War recession. William Hewlett and David Packard formed the genesis of Hewlett-Packard during a recession in the late 1930s. The Great Recession, which lasted from 2007 to 2009, saw […]
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Western New York Trailblazer: Graham Vosburg, Kickfurther

Western New York Trailblazer: Graham Vosburg, Kickfurther

Western New York is full of innovative people, blazing new trails as they work to build a better Buffalo. Forge Buffalo is teaming up with our friends at 43North, Aleron, Be In Buffalo and TechBuffalo to create a blog series celebrating a select group of Western New York Trailblazers.  Graham Vosburg is the Director of Digital Marketing at 43North […]
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The Importance of Startup Equity

The Importance of Startup Equity

For entrepreneurs, making difficult decisions is almost second nature. From figuring out how to raise precious capital to cutting ties with bad employees or poor clients, preserving the security and longevity of their emerging companies is top-of-mind. Yet arguably the most important challenge that startup founders must overcome involves employee compensation and equity distribution. In […]
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Working for a Startup vs. Corporation: Which Should You Choose?

Working for a Startup vs. Corporation: Which Should You Choose?

Don’t have a million-dollar idea to launch your own startup, but still interested in working for one? The innovative and dynamic startup realm has exploded over the past decade with an abundance of unicorns and IPO-success stories. Emerging companies have gained increased notoriety and public attention, fostering a deeper inkling of curiosity among prospective employees. […]
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