Western New York is full of innovators, blazing new trails as they work to build a better Buffalo. In collaboration with our partners at 43NorthAleronBe 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 movement. Endeavor Western New York will search for, select, and scale-up entrepreneurs with the greatest potential for large-scale success, then spread their stories and resources to sustain lasting economic and social transformation in our region and beyond.

Our friends at 43North connected with John to learn more about the role Endeavor plays in the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, how our ecosystem has changed, what Western New York can do to encourage startups to come here and more! Check out the full interview here.

If you’re looking to join John in the startup life, become a member of the Forge Buffalo talent community and let Buffalo’s fastest-growing startups find you! You can also check out the latest opportunities on our job board and stay in the know with the Forge Buffalo blog – Flashpoint.