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3 things you should know about the success of ACV Auctions


The seed for ACV Auctions was planted in Joseph Neiman’s head while he was running an auto dealership in Albany. That was about three years ago. Since then, it’s become the fastest-growing startup company in Buffalo, raising about $21 million in angel and venture capital financing and bringing home a $1 million grand prize after

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When a dream becomes a new local company


BY MARIA SCRIVANI It’s been nearly three years since Jackson, Buffalo native, graduate of Buffalo Seminary, UB and University of Toledo Law School, and former corporate attorney, began selling a simple product designed to alleviate common breastfeeding ailments like clogged milk ducts, mastitis, and engorgement. The cloth-covered flaxseed pillow can be tucked into a waterproof

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ACV Auctions gets $15 million in venture funding


By David Robinson Buffalo News ACV Auctions, the fast-growing online auto auction company that won the 43North business plan contest in 2015, has raised $15 million in new venture capital funding that will help it expand into new markets and hire new workers. The investment from Bessemer Venture Partners, a $4 billion venture capital firm

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Buffalo-based financial tech company closes seed round


LenderLogix has closed on a $260,000 seed round as the company prepares for full commercial launch. The company was founded by Patrick O’Brien, a Clarence resident who resigned from his mortgage lending job at M&T Bank to pursue his startup idea. He was joined about a year ago by co-founder Samuel Russo, a former partner

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Koelmel joins OnCore Golf as its president


By David Robinson  The Buffalo News Former First Niagara Financial Group CEO John Koelmel is joining OnCore Golf as the new president of the fledgling Buffalo golf ball manufacturer. Koelmel joins OnCore as it is gearing up for the release of its Elixr tour golf ball next month – a key step in the company’s push

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Z80 Labs Welcomes Rachel’s Remedy


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Invented for moms, by a mom. Rachel’s Remedy was invented by a nursing mom, to fill a significant gap in the marketplace. There wasn’t any wearable solution available to help with nursing ailments. With Rachel’s Remedy, women no longer have to choose between caring for their children, performing daily activities and treating breastfeeding conditions. We

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Z80 Labs Is Offering A Videographer Internship


This is an unpaid, for academic credits internship. We are seeking a Videographer intern at Z80 Labs that will be working on our monthly speaker series. This is your opportunity to develop and demonstrate your talents as a Videographer with a friendly, creative and dynamic team in the heart of Buffalo! The videographer will shoot footage and assist in editing. The videographer will accomplish the bulk of the

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Z80 Labs Is Offering A Web Design Internship


This is an unpaid, for academic credits internship. We are seeking a Web Design intern at Z80 Labs that would be leading the design to produce a website that will serve as “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Buffalo Tech”. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in web design. Responsibilities include: Coordinate

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Z80 Labs Is Offering A Communications/Marketing Internship


This is an unpaid, for academic credits internship. We are seeking an intern at Z80 Labs that will be working on three initiatives: our monthly ‘fireside chat’ speaker series, produce a website that will serve as “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Buffalo Tech”, and an initiative to develop an infographic map titled “Buffalo is for Startups”. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career

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