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Upcoming Presenters - September 13, 2017

  • AKE' Games Bottle-Bullseye

     Yard & Board Games capture a large portion of the $745 Billion spent each year on leisure-time activities in the US.  Parents & Millennials desire to replace mobile device screen activity and console games with something else to reduce screen time.  AKE Games will quickly arm people of all ages with games that build on the latest fad activities. 

  • RepHike

     RepHike helps companies to turn students' online networks into their referral and word-of-mouth marketing channel while giving them the ability to scale to thousands of campuses across the US.

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  • Field Nimble

    Field Nimble was designed to turn small contractors into lean, mean, fighting machines that can go head to head with the "big" boys.

  • GapGrid, Inc.

    GapGrid, Inc. is building the automation the digital supply chain desperately needs.

Funding Business Growth in WNY

The WNYVA, founded in 1989, is an organization dedicated to providing a business opportunity and investment forum to the Niagara region. The association holds a series of networking meetings throughout the year to facilitate the exchange of information between investors and entrepreneurs.

Our Mission

The Western New York Venture Association's mission is to elevate the economic growth of the region by proactively increasing the size and sophistication of the angel investors base, and the quality of investments opportunities, throughout Western New York.



The next forum will be held on September 13, 2017 at the Buffalo Club in Buffalo, NY.

Future Forum Dates:

September 13, 2017

November 8, 2017

January 10, 2018

March 7, 2018

May 9, 2018

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Helping connect you to WNY

  • Investors seeking opportunities
  • Businesses seeking investment capital
  • Network with growing entrepreneurs 

Join us in growing the region's business success