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SellingHive Corporation

Sept. 14th, 2011 : Robert Richardson, Executive Vice President & Founder

A new kind of social networking company that provides businesses with ground-breaking tools for sourcing leads and new business.

Stylehopper Inc.

April 13th, 2011 : Bart Lipski, CEO and Co-Founder is Canada's only high-end lifestyle and fashion e-boutique. Saks Fifth Avenue type brands and 5 star city deals at up to 80% off.

The Floral POS, LLC

April 13th, 2011 : Timothy B. Bell, CEO

Developers of a unique floral management and Point-of Sale application unique to the floral industry.

AirSys Technologies LLC

Feb. 9th, 2011 : Michael J. Burns, President

The leading innovator in air safety technology solutions and portable air safety systems.

Tenrehte Technologies, Inc.

Feb. 9th, 2011 : Jennifer Indovina, CEO & Founder

A privately-held company that designs and delivers wireless products for the energy efficiency market.


Dec. 8th, 2010 : Madonna Spitler, CEO & Gary Steszewski, COO

Products that stop all types of bleeding, fast - whether it's bleeding from a nosebleed, minor bleeding from a cut or scrape, a moderate bleeding emergency or a serious, life-threatening arterial injury.

Simulated Surgical Systems, LLC

Dec. 8th, 2010 : David Parish, President

Development and sales of the Robotic Surgery Simulator, or RoSSTM, which trains surgeons on the fundamentals of robotic surgery.

Isoflux Incorporated

Sept. 22nd, 2010 : David Glocker, CEO & Candy Obourn, President

Isoflux builds equipment and develops processes for applying inorganic coatings to complex shapes. We sell products and services to a wide variety of customers for applications ranging from power transmission lines to cutting tools.

SiMPore Inc.

Sept. 22nd, 2010 : Thomas Gaborski, President & COO

Develops and sells products to reduce the time and cost of biomedical research and drug development using a commercialized novel membrane 1,000 times thinner than conventional ones.

MStar Systems, LLC

June 9th, 2010 : James Abbondanza, CEO/CIO

A technology development and integration company that has created a unique software platform and business model for licensing and distributing Internet based turn-key solution for Financial Markets.

TimberFish, LLC (dba TimberFish Technologies)

June 9th, 2010 : Jere Northrop, CEO & Aaron Resnick, COO

An innovative biotechnology company specializing in nutrient separation and bioconversion, using forest byproducts and a microbial biomass to sustainably produce high quality seafood in an environmentally friendly system.

Clinical Insight Systems, Inc.

April 14th, 2010 : Larry Herb, President/CEO

An Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software company formed recently when it acquired the EMR product, Pronto, from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC).

Coolture, LLC

April 14th, 2010 : David Bothwell, CEO & Luanne DiBernardo, COO

Coolture's mission is to design, manufacture, and market high quality fashionable cooling apparel at reasonable prices to the millions worldwide whose physical endurance is compromised by heat and heat stress symptoms, where at this time no fashionable cooling options exist.

InfoSurge, Inc.

Feb. 24th, 2010 : Eran Kabakov, CEO

A self funded revenue stage company. Utilizing a proprietary web solution Info-Surge helps physicians prepare, educate, and support patients and their families before and after medical procedures.

OnCell Systems Inc.

Feb. 24th, 2010 : Thomas Dunne, CEO

A world leader in providing on site, on demand multimedia content to mobile devices. We provide the infrastructure required to create interactive tours that primarily use cell phones to deliver content.

International Data Preservation, LLC dba InfoPreserve

Dec. 9th, 2009 : Eric Leinberg, CEO

Provides businesses, organizations, and government entities with the long term preservation of critical digital records in a SaaS environment.

RidgeLogic Development

Dec. 9th, 2009 : Jack Boyczuk, CEO

SceneStudio is a suite of digital signage applications developed by RidgeLogic that allow users to create, schedule and playback multimedia messages.

CAIL Technologies,Inc.

Sept. 16th, 2009 : Ron Thompson, CEO

The CAIL Application Performance Factory (CAIL APF) is a software platform that analyses information system events with predictive analytics capabilities for enhanced application performance.


Sept. 16th, 2009 : Greg Moran, CEO provides a scientifically validated and predictive employee selection suite including behavioral assessment and reference checking for employment candidates via an online portal. 

LifeCellDx, Inc.

June 10th, 2009 : Lani J. Burkman, founder; Jeffrey O. Dann, President; John M. Moran, Jr., EVP

LifeCell Dx, Inc. ("LCDX") uses proprietary methods and the power of the Internet to provide state-of-the-art male infertility testing to couples.

Oral Health Innovations

June 9th, 2009 : David Dugan, MD, DDS, Founder & Eric Cornavaca, Chief Executive Officer

Oral Health Innovations has invented a hands free automated tooth brushing system. This Class I medical device requires little or no dexterity, can be hands-free, is fun to use, is fast, and most importantly is effective.

Hyper Wall, LLC

April 22nd, 2009 : Dave Martens, Founder

Currently prototyping a new production technology that modifies existing wood frame wall panel manufacturing lines to produce HYPER Wall, an innovative, EPS foam core panel surpassing current fiberglass insulated walls in both performance and cost.

Diffinity Genomics, Inc.

April 22nd, 2009 : Jeff Helfer, CEO

Initial product is a high margin, single-use filtration pipette tip used for DNA purification.

Vaspian LLC

Feb. 11th, 2009 : Greg Schreiber, Vice President

Provides a bundled voice, internet and virtual phone system service for small-to-medium-sized businesses based purely on today's digital technology without capital intensive on-premise solutions.

Techrigy, Inc.

Feb. 11th, 2009 : Aaron Newman, President

Techrigy's SM2 solution is the most advanced social media monitoring solution available. With social media marketing gaining rapid acceptance, there is an untapped market for tools to monitor and measure social media.

AireXpert Technics,Ltd.

Dec. 3rd, 2008 : Andy Hakes, President

Develops, integrates and markets technology based service solutions for the $51 million aircraft maintenance industry which directly impact both the rate and duration of airline & aircraft flight delays and cancellations.

Nexus iSR, LLC

Dec. 3rd, 2008 : Evhen Tupis, Vice President

Established itself as a company that provides remote connectivity to information securely and reliably, anytime over any network.


Sept. 23rd, 2008 : Mark Wagner, President

A new manufacturer of electrochemical devices & related systems for environmental monitoring and clean energy applications.

SensiVida Medical Systems, Inc.

June 11th, 2008 : Kamal Sarbadhikari, CEO

SensiVida Medical Systems, a spin-off of Infotonics Technology Center, a NY State Center of Excellence, is a minimally invasive diagnostic device company.

SocialVoter, LLC

June 11th, 2008 : Michael Falencki, CEO

SocialVoter will become a full-service, one-stop provider for political content and user interaction on the web. SocialVoter is being created to attract users seeking to view or engage in a community focused on social and political issues.

AndroBioSys, Inc.

April 9th, 2008 : Michael Zwick, PhD, CEO

A biotechnology company with focus on treating prostate disease.

FloodWatch, LLC

April 9th, 2008 : John Slocum, CEO

Developed a revolutionary optical based moisture alert system. This technology is able to detect very small quantities of water and other fluids from up to 20 feet away while being unobtrusive.

Crosswater Digital Media

April 9th, 2008 : John Adamo, President & Armin St. George, Sr.VP

A "one-stop" marketing media company that creates, programs, distributes, and broadcasts targeted and compelling digital entertainment, messaging, and advertising via broadband or satellite to "captive audiences" in retail, financial, hospitality, and professional venues.

Trusted Nurse Staffing Inc.

Feb. 13th, 2008 : Jamie Jayes, Co-Founder

Mission to become the choice employment source for qualified nurses in the healthcare industry.

Cardvark Incorporated

Dec. 13th, 2007 : Thomas Pecoraro, President/CEO

Provides custom prepaid VISA, Mastercard and American Express co-branded debit gift cards to targeted business environments in the real estate, insurance and financial services industries.

Ceno Technologies, LLC

Dec. 13th, 2007 : Scottpatrick Sellitto, Co-Founder

An exciting new venture which will specialize in the research, design and manufacture of coated microscopic cenospheres and other particles utilizing state of the art technology. 

Retail Advantage

Sept. 18th, 2007 : Robert Richardson, Founder

Retail Advantage has developed a proven proprietary method to quickly train sales associates to (1) engage the consumer in a meaningful conversation about their needs and (2) confidently educate the customer about complex, changing products.

Thistle & Co.

Sept. 18th, 2007 : Paul Wold & Rob Stein, Founders

A development stage company competing in the golf apparel and men's sportswear industry.

Niagara Dispensing Technologies, Inc.

June 14th, 2007 : Ken Burke, President

Developed patented technology that significantly improves upon traditional beer pouring taps, which worldwide, has not been changed since the 1920's. 

Rocket Broadband Networks Inc.

June 13th, 2007 : Phil Yawman, CEO

Provides "triple play" telecom services to multiple dwelling units in partnership with the property owners. The company executes long term (7-10+ years) right of entry agreements and exclusive marketing agreements with the property owners.

RiverWright, LLC

April 18th, 2007 : Rick Smith III, Chairman

Formed in the Spring of 2006 to build and operate a 110 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Buffalo, NY.

Variant Products, Ltd.

April 18th, 2007 : Chris Gardner, President

Uniquely solved a common problem for people who carry vitamins and meds - to safely carry and dispense tablets in one simple to use container.

Empire Genomics

Feb. 14th, 2007 : Anthony Johnson, Interim CEO

Will provide molecular diagnostic kits, analytical services and related products that leverage its expertise in the array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) technology platform.

Jacobs Ladder LLC

Feb. 14th, 2007 : Robert A. Palka, Jr., Presiden

Manufactures and sells the Jacobs Ladder TM - total body exerciser. The patented treadmill climber is designed for fitness professionals to provide peak aerobic endurance and anaerobic conditioning.

Dynamic Eye, Inc.

Dec. 6th, 2006 : Christopher Mullin, CEO

Revolutionizing the $6 billion worldwide sunglasses market by developing sunglasses that darken only in a small spot between the user's pupils and any glaring light source (such as the sun) in the field of view.

Tel-e-Atrics, Inc.

Dec. 6th, 2006 : Don Turrell, President & CEO

Provides a fully functional telemedicine platform that enables virtual medical office visits that are live, real-time encounters providing diagnosis and treatment using the communication facilities of the Internet.

As It Is,Inc.

Sept. 13th, 2006 : Bill Koehler, President & CEO

An Artificial Intelligence research and development company that is commercializing a subscriber-based intelligent website called that automates and facilitates the discovery, retrieval and organization of information sought by users on the internet.

Central Xchange, Inc.

Sept. 13th, 2006 : Michael Doyle, President

A technology-based service firm successfully blending web, telecom, and data base technologies together with our proprietary matching algorithms to automatically place the most qualified substitute into the school classroom.

ZAPiT Games Inc.

June 7th, 2006 : Richard Fast, President

A leading designer, developer and marketer of ZAPiT Game Wave, an innovative propriety DVD-based game system that delivers the highest quality of interactive home entertainment game experience for families and adults alike. 

Warm Lake Estate

June 7th, 2006 : Michael J. VonHeckler, LLC Manager

Established in 2000 with the aim of producing "World Class Pinot Noir from the Niagara Escarpment". 


April 5th, 2006 : Darold Wobschall, President

Established in 2000 with the aim of developing, manufacturing and marketing a series of digital sensors with network capabilities.

Lucidity Works LLC

April 5th, 2006 : Linda Stevenson, President

The company offers a patent-pending search, retrieval and reporting software application targeted to analysts, that increases their productivity by 65% and accelerates the time-to-decision making.

Small Economies

Feb. 8th, 2006 : Edmund Kaczynski, Founder

A startup software company developing an online application platform to facilitate exchanges in small and relevant markets. Small Economies will leverage the rapid growth of the online classifieds market with a simplified, robust, and cutting-edge platform to create value for customers and users.


Feb. 8th, 2006 : Mike Brennan, Founder

A startup company designing web-based programs and services for students to manage group projects within a virtual setting.

FALCONEER Technologies LLC

Dec. 7th, 2005 : Douglas Lenz, Presiden

This patent-pending software provides real-time intelligent monitoring & information management to watch over almost all process industries and is designed to make plants smarter, safer and more profitable.

Solar Sentry Corp.

Dec. 7th, 2005 : - Gordon Presher, CEO

A startup company developing a monitoring system that pinpoints operating problems in solar photovoltaic systems and report them over the internet for appropriate dispatch of service personnel.

SVS Video Systems, Inc.

Sept. 14th, 2005 : Michael Rodems, President

An audio visual contracting company that has developed and launched the SVS 300 line of portable AV systems targeted for use in the educational and corporate markets. 

Vaspian, LLC

Sept. 14th, 2005 : Perry Ciambella, President & Brian Hurley, CEO

Offers small to medium size businesses a significant (30%+) cost savings in voice and data telecommunications expense through a complete network-based Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) platform called X-Tone.

Auction Cruncher, LLC

June 8th, 2005 : Alan Zdon, President

The winner of the University at Buffalo's Panasci Business Plan contest in 2005. The company is a start-up that intends to become the leading provider of consumer product pricing information in the online retail market, with an initial concentration on the eBay market.

First Tracks, Inc.

June 8th, 2005 : Scott Carter

The winner of the University at Buffalo's Panasci Business Plan Contest in 2003. The company has designed and is offering to the education community the first universally practical solution for reporting assessment data as required by State and Federal education programs.

Cerebral Assessment Sytems, LLC

April 13th, 2005 : Robert Ruppenthal, CEO

The initial focus of the Company's CRO activities is on the assessment of drug efficacy for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease based on data gathered at doctor's offices, multi-practice clinics, and hospitals using the Company's proprietary Cerebral Assessment Technology.


April 13th, 2005 : John Hart, President

Provides optical measurement products and services to the high value specialty films, medical device, and pharmaceutical, ophthalmics, and precision optics industries.

Harvest Precision Components, Inc.

Feb. 16th. 2005 : Richard McPhillips, President

A pre-revenue WNY manufacturing company, formed in 2002, for production of small, tight-tolerance, precision ceramic components, offering significant, long term product advantages and superior customer economics. 

ENrG Incorporated

Feb. 16th, 2005 : John Olenick, President

A fuel cell engineering and manufacturing company located in an Economic Development Zone at the Buffalo Free Trade Center.

Crosswater Digital Media

Dec. 1st, 2004 : John Adamo, Pres. and Armin St. George, VP

Formed out of two profitable companies, Crosswater Digital Media, LLC ("CDM") is an existing, revenue generating enterprise which produces, sells, delivers, and monitors targeted digital entertainment and advertising at the point of sale in retail; produces and delivers message-on-hold services; and produces original product for traditional media services.


Dec. 1st, 2004 : Jeffrey L. Helfer, CE

Intends to commercialize a minimally invasive next-generation Ventricular Assist Device ("VAD"), called the MYOTECH MYO-VAD. The MYO-VAD is a flexible polymer cup that can be installed around the heart in approximately 3 minutes.

Bubble Flow Technologies, Inc.

Sept. 8th, 2004 : Daniel C. Kornacki, CEO

Developed revolutionary intellectual property to digitally monitor the anaerobic fermentation process for the production of alcoholic beverages such as wine and beer.

Therex, LLC

Sept. 8th, 2004 : Joseph A. Dunn, PhD.

An emerging biotechnology company located in Buffalo, New York that discovers and develops improved products for the oral and dermal health care markets.

Blue Sky Optimum Energy, Inc.

June 9th, 2004

Developed a revolutionary processing method for the production of biodiesel at a profitable level without government subsidies, or tax incentives.

ShoptoCook, Inc.

June 9th, 2004

Founded in 2001, provides food retailers an interactive recipe and coupon center located in the meat and seafood aisle.

Coolblox Corporation

April 21st, 2004

New and exciting proprietary soft construction/building block toys that are fun, educational and encourages physical activity.

Wallace Wireless, Inc.

April 21st, 2004

The leading provider of wireless software applications for crisis communications and incident management.

Bridges TV

Feb. 18th, 2004 : Mo S. Hassan, CEO

Intends to launch an English language entertainment channel on cable and satellite targeting 8 million American Muslims in 2004.

Logical Images, Inc.

Feb. 18th, 2004 : Michael O'Connor, President

Medical informatics company with core expertise in the development of comprehensive point-of-care diagnostic software focused on the visually diagnosable areas of medicine.

Darlogix, Inc.

Dec. 3rd, 2003 : Robert Taylor, Presiden

Offers a comprehensive and fully integrated suite of software solutions and professional services targeted to the correctional healthcare market.

Pneuma Partners, LLC

Dec. 3rd, 2003 : Edmund Egan, MD, Managing Director

Manufactures Infasurf (calfactant) a drug that is life saving for newborn babies with respiratory failure from lung surfactant deficiency.

American Aerogel Corporation

Sept. 24th, 2003

Innovative Biotechnologies International, Inc.

Sept. 24th, 2003

IBI has been acquiring a series of complementary technologies from Cornell University and integrating them along with other technologies into a biosensor platform with applications in multiple markets.

FP Technologies, Inc.

June 11th, 2003

Developed and sells VIGILANCE™ Safe Indoor Air System. The system, based on Ultra Violet Light and High Efficiency Filtration, can be installed in any forced air system, where it will protect the building from the distribution of naturally occurring organisms or biological, chemical or radioactive warfare agents. 

Lateral Eye, Inc.

June 11th, 2003

Develops innovative manufacturing knowledge mapping and discovery software for product development and quality engineering that automatically converts geometric feature in a CAD model into manufacturing strategies.

LiquidPixels, Inc.

April 9th, 2003

Significantly reduce the costs associated with creating, managing, and delivering visual content via the Internet. LiquiFire® Dynamic Imaging Server products also enable businesses to automatically customize graphics, images, and graphic-text on a per-user basis, dramatically improving the online experience and increasing conversion rates.

Beautiful Lawns & Gardens, LLC

April 9th, 2003

Formed to manufacture and sell the "Fertiflo Residential Fertigation System".  The "FertiFlo System" addresses a large segment of the rapidly expanding 30 billion dollar Lawn and Garden Industry.

VirtualScopics, LLC

Jan. 29th, 2003

Provider of advanced image-based biomarker analytic technology and services to leading pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer and Amgen.

Brilliant Optical Networks

Jan. 29th, 2003

Commercializing an emerging method of communications networking that simplifies and radically cost reduces today's multiple-layer networks into a single multiple-service network. 

Synctomi Software

Sept. 17th, 2002

Manages access to enterprise applications via a web browser, while "securing" communications via a patent pending method of data exchange called "Session Management". 

Weather Holdings, LLC

Sept. 17th, 2002

Provides LIVE weather data and robotic WeatherCams under an exclusive contract with AccuWeather, Inc.

Affinity Express Inc.

June 5th, 2002

For almost 80 years, Affinity Express's predecessor and its affiliates have produced competitively priced, high quality custom logo products - both designs and hard goods - for affinity groups and corporations around the world.

Convergence Datacom LLC

June 5th, 2002

Builds and sells a single device that gives small businesses tremendous computer networking power. Benefits include the ability to collaboratively share work documents, share office printers, send and receive email, host the company web site, and access work files securely from home.

Clearwire Equipment, LLC

April 17th, 2002

Provides fixed wireless network equipment for broadband connectivity within a metropolitan area for applications such as high speed Internet access, lottery, university and other data services.

Microlanguage LLC

Feb. 6th, 2002

Designs, develops, and sells patent-pending human language processing software that is integrated with content retrieval and management systems; voice recognition platforms; and database platforms to dramatically increase functionality. 

iDashes, Inc.

Feb. 6th, 2002

Improves results by providing the most innovative, easy-to-use online performance management solutions to executives of mid-sized organizations.

Enercom Ltd.

Dec. 12th, 2001

Markets and implements an Energy Enterprise Management (EEM) system that enables private companies and institutions to lower their overall energy expenses, and take advantage of opportunities in deregulated energy markets. 

Stemgenix LLC

Dec. 12th, 2001

Develop, manufacture and market specialized media necessary for the isolation, propagation and manipulation of stem cells and specialized immune cells for research and clinical applications.


Sept. 19th, 2001

A MasterCard debit card that gives plan participants the ability to pay for mass transit and parking expenses with pre-tax money, saving them up to 50%.

Network Security Corp.

Sept. 19th, 2001

Markets comprehensive managed network security services and resells network security products to businesses primarily in the U.S. and Canada.

ACEN - American Construction Exchange Network, Inc.

June 6th, 2001

An information technology company devoted to the construction industry. contains an expertise locator and five, 2-way exchanges tailored to the needs of the construction industry.

Harvest Precision Components

June 6th, 2001

A start-up ceramic component manufacturing company. Harvest's patented technology manufactures precision, high volume injected molded parts using a proprietary EDM finishing process.

Airbag Testing Technology, Inc.

April 4th, 2001

Developed proprietary technology (patents pending) to scientifically test and re-certify recycled, automotive original equipment (OE) airbags.

WorldWebDex Corporation

April 4th, 2001

WorldWebDex has developed an Internet Directory tool that organizes the web in a familiar, easy-to-use format. Structured similarly to printed yellow pages, WorldWebDex's Internet Directory lists and advertises commercial Internet sites alphabetically according to category.

Student Voice (formerly TRIAD College Market Research Group)

Feb. 14th, 2001

Created in 1999 to gather consumer research exclusively from college students while utilizing emerging technology to obtain the most accurate, efficient results for the company's clients. 

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