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Automation in the workplace has replaced many jobs, a trend that has adversely impacted low and moderate income earners.

Buffalo Unconference hosted at VCAMP

Apr 16, 2016

Over 250 people gathered downtown at the VCAMP Health Accelerator this morning for Buffalo Unconference.

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A new, hands-on learning program will help University at Buffalo students launch entrepreneurships. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley was at UB's north campus Monday as it officially opened Blackstone LaunchPad.


Is Buffalo becoming a hotspot for entrepreneurs? Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul thinks so. During a visit to Buffalo on Friday, Hochul visited with the winners of last year’s business competition sponsored by 43North.

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Aspiring entrepreneurs at the University at Buffalo will participate in a rapid-fire competition expected prepare them for pitching business ideas to potential financial backers. Seventy-five student teams will have 90 seconds to deliver their idea to a panel of six judges.

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A new business competition is expected to attract entrepreneurs from around the world to Western New York. The “Build It Buffalo” business plan competition is expected to be the most ambitious the United States has ever seen.

Weekend event connects startups with business experts

Oct 7, 2013
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An event that helps new small businesses leverage support and gain feedback for their ideas was held at the University at Buffalo last weekend.

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A venture forum held in Buffalo Tuesday gave dozens of local startup businesses an opportunity to link directly with potential investors.

Program aims to boost entrepreneurship in region

May 8, 2013

The SUNY Research Foundation is funding several institutions of higher education, including five in upstate. The funds will be used to foster entrepreneurship across New York State.

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Working from home can be lonely or full of distractions.  And taking a laptop or tablet to the coffee shop has drawbacks, too. Ever try finding an electrical outlet amongst all the tables and chairs?

Now, CoworkBuffalo is offering a solution by inviting telecommuters to gather together in one office space.