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Upcoming Presenters - May 8, 2019

  • CaHill TECH, Inc. aQuiRe

     The number one challenge facing construction companies across the Nation is workforce shortages.  Our solution, aQuiRe¬©, is an app-based skill-sharing platform. 

  • Charmtech Labs LLC (Capti Voice)

    Capti Voice is helping to level the playing field for students of all abilities by enabling teachers to: 1) assess students' foundational reading skills, 2) use actionable recommendations to improve those skills, 3) use personalized tools to help develop those skills over any content, and 4) provide reading accommodations - all on the same platform.

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  • Bestest, LLC


         Bestest is an addictive free mobile app available on iOS and Android that lets users poll the public, and vote, in real time.  Polls can be used to crowdsource opinions from the general public, followers or a specific group, can be used to make group decisions, and can obtain live audience voting from on-site attendees or fans at home. 

  • Material Exchange, Inc.

     Every year, billions of dollars in produced raw materials are marked off as excess and later go unused; creating a variety of costly challenges for manufacturers. To reduce this burden, Material Exchange has developed a B2B marketplace solution that allows them to monetize excess raw inventory. 

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 May 8, 2019 at the Buffalo Club in Buffalo, NY.

Future Forum Dates

May 8, 2019

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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