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Welcome to Forge Buffalo!

Join us and our partners in the startup community at special events, gatherings, and business competitions in Buffalo, New York. Do you want to grow your company? Are you looking for a new career? Pitch your business or promote your skill set with people you like in the city you love through the Forge Buffalo community.

Buffalo Open Coffee Club

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Zoom Conference 7:30AM-8:30AM
Have an idea or looking to do something new? Need capital, a co-founder, or a conk in the head to straighten out your idea? Buffalo Open Coffee Club is a weekly virtual opportunity hosted by Techstars Buffalo to meet founders and contributors to the startup ecosystem. Join the conversation every Tuesday morning!
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May 20th

Scaling Operations: Simple, but Not Easy

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Zoom Conference 5:30-6:30pm
Kat Carter, Director of Operations at Squire, a barber shop scheduling app with over 2000 partners worldwide, will discuss the planning, implementing, and adaptation required to successfully scale operations at a venture-backed startup.
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May 22nd

Pitch-In 2.0 – Founders Pitch, You Support

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Zoom Conference 5:30-7:00pm
A fast moving and fun pitch event, designed to engage, inspire, and improve the quality of companies in our startup community. Three early-stage Founders will give their companies pitch, then answer your questions. Then you provide feedback and offer to connect if you’re interested in the company through a private web form.
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Sep 23rd

Buffalo Homecoming

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Buffalo, NY
Buffalo Homecoming is a three-day annual event in which Western New York expats will interact with local policy makers, entrepreneurs and organizers; attend seminars, discussions, tours and entertainment; and reconnect with their hometown and experience its renaissance. The second edition of this invitation-only event is set for September 23-25, 2020.
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