Women-owned Businesses

Constellation Brands

Constellation Brands says its venture capital group, Constellation Brands Ventures, will invest $100 million in female-founded or female-led businesses by 2028 through a new program called Focus on Female Founders.

Buffalo Rising

The Ignite Awards serve two purposes. They honor local women-owned businesses that are enjoying notable success. The awards ceremony hosted by the Women's Business Center also works to bring together female entrepreneurs with the services and connections needed to move their firms forward. During her monthly appearance on WBFO's Press Pass, Jessica Marinelli of Buffalo Rising profiled the award winners and discussed the promising trends for women in the business world.


Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Many small businesses owned by minorities, women and veterans have limited opportunities to network with larger corporations. This barrier can prevent owners from taking their enterprises to the next level.