connect with us: 

Presenter Profiles



May 8, 2024: Mike Heitz, Co-founder & CEO

Redprint is enhancing the tech capabilities of gyms for the owner, their members and trainers with a product that provides member performance data, immediate access to information and training, and higher member retention.


May 8, 2024: Brian Bischoff, President

Copprium manufactures innovative conductive copper inks used in printable electronics manufacturing. Our mission is to position ourselves at the forefront of the conductive ink industry by making inks that are strong electrical performers, cost-effective, eco-friendly, easy to use, and ready for innovative applications.

Sadie's Foods

March 13, 2024: Mercedes Wilson, CEO

Sadie’s Foods features Sadie’s Relish, a cabbage-based relish that is a mix of sweet, mild and hot peppers combined with seasonings and vinegar and ZERO additives.

Dimien, Inc.

March 13, 2024: Doug Buerkle, CEO

Dimien, Inc. is a lithium battery company operating in Buffalo, NY.  Our technology is: high energy density, low-cost and extremely safe (as proven recently by Nobel laureate, Stan Whittingham). 

Comprehend PT

January 10, 2024: Jake Michalski, CEO

Comprehend PT is a HIPAA-compliant AI medical scribe company, helping Physical Therapists eliminate manual documentation. This innovative tool transcribes clinician-patient encounters in real-time, generating accurate and detailed medical notes based on the dialogue.

Jeca Natural Foods Corporation, DBA Jeca Energy Bars

January 10, 2024: Ree Dolnick, Founder & CEO

JECA is the manufacturer of truly homemade-equivalent foods that are rooted in great taste, genuinely healthy and nutritionally impactful ingredients, and functionally convenient.


November 8, 2023: Amy Gurske, Founder/CEO

Sayhii, an enterprise B2B SaaS platform, is revolutionizing business continuity, the future of people is here.

AKE Games, Inc.

September 13, 2023: Stephen Witt, President & CEO

AKE Games Inc. is a maker & seller of Active Games. Founded in 2018 after the successful launch of Bottle-Bullseye™ - The Best Flippin’ Game Ever!™ (currently a top selling Floor Game on Amazon), we are now launching our 2nd product called Spårboll™ that has the potential to be a literal game changer for schools, camps & consumers that are looking for low cost & low risk alternatives to traditional team sports.


September 13, 2023: Kevin Siskar, CEO & Co-founder

Finta helps companies raise money. We are a fundraising copilot automating the capital raising workflow from start to finish for early-stage startup founders. 


May 10, 2023: Debora LaBudde, Founder & CEO

MEMO is driving the next generation of fintech & ecommerce. MEMO is the leading Try-Now-Buy-Later (TNBL) platform provider leveraging a market advantage in premium & luxury goods.


May 10, 2023: John Kappel, Founder & President

GMetric (which has acquired Innosek) is a trusted outsourcing partner for specialty high-volume additive manufacturing.


March 8, 2023: Reagan Bonlie, Founder & CEO

NUDGE is committed to solving financial wellness inefficiencies with deep tech. The product is a client-centric financial planning technology that empowers customers to take control of the process. It bridges the technology gaps and use AI/ML to automate the analysis and enhance client engagement.

Dalorum Corp.

March 8, 2023: Max Brie, Founder & CEO

Dalorum is the first and only online community built exclusively for college athletes, offering a comprehensive range of resources, content, and promotions to support their personal and professional growth.


January 11, 2023: Jeff McCormack, Co-Founder & CEO

Iryss' vision is to create a platform that offers EVERYONE equitable access to a future without financial fear.


January 11, 2023: David Gonzalez & Favio Osorio, Co-Founders

Arbol is a financial wellness platform that empowers colleges to build financially capable and resilient students.

Peeva, Inc.

November 9, 2022: Michael Hamilton, Founder & CEO

Peeva is the first and only universal pet microchip identification system, central microchip registry, and unified database of electronic medical records for pets.

Circle Optics, Inc.

November 9, 2022: Zak Niazi, CEO

Circle Optics has developed the world's first distortion-free panoramic camera. 


September 14, 2022: Jack Sardinia, Co-founder/CEO

Over 30% of gift cards are never redeemed.  Americans are holding on to over $21B in unused gift cards.  Corporations send out millions in gift cards to customers and prospects with no insight into whether those gift cards were redeemed or how much of their gifting budget was wasted.  Favordrop solves this problem.  


September 14, 2022: Simon Mahfoud, Nicholas Giambra & Matthew Brigante, Founders
Avvie is an online real estate platform for agents to submit, accept, and manage all their offers in one platform. 

Revival: Pharm. Lab. Market

May 11, 2022: Armond June & Charles Paglione, Co-founders

Revival plans to be the first minority, physician-led cannabis microbusiness in Western New York.

Jib Sheet

May 11, 2022: David Franco, Founding Partner & CEO

Jib Sheet offers best-in-class Graphic design, website development and copywriting services at a fraction of the cost charged by traditional agencies by connecting businesses and pre-vetted freelance creatives.


March 9, 2022: Benjamin Zombek, Founder/CEO

KHIO by Prolivio is a hyper cooling wearable headband for individuals suffering from migraines that are looking for on-the-go cooling therapy and to gain a better understanding of their condition.

Paradigm of NY, LLC

March 9, 2022: John Erblad, Founder/CEO

 Paradigm designs and manufactures diesel emissions controls which decarbonize diesel emissions. 

wellconnected, LLC

January 12, 2022: Duane Conners, Co-founder
wellconnected is a purpose driven organization that utilizes innovative technology to enable Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to cross-collaborate on an entirely new level.


January 12, 2022: Adam Utley, PhD, Founder

Immunaeon is a Buffalo-based patient advocacy organization that provides educational resources about the growing applications of immunotherapy for patients and their families. The Company is also building an infrastructure to store cells that make up a person's immune system for future use against potentially life-threatening illnesses.

Viewing portfolio piece 1 to 25 of 232 total.
Next >>


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