15 episodes

Presented by 43North, we dive deep into conversations with founders, CEOs, and venture capitalists who are building Buffalo’s thriving startup and tech ecosystem. If you’re an entrepreneur, tech enthusiast, or someone who just loves all things business, these conversations are your secret sauce to success. This is Latitude with 43North.

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Presented by 43North, we dive deep into conversations with founders, CEOs, and venture capitalists who are building Buffalo’s thriving startup and tech ecosystem. If you’re an entrepreneur, tech enthusiast, or someone who just loves all things business, these conversations are your secret sauce to success. This is Latitude with 43North.

    Hook, Line, And Accelerators: Startup Success With David Lord, From Guidesly

    Hook, Line, And Accelerators: Startup Success With David Lord, From Guidesly

    In this episode of the Latitude Podcast, we're joined by David Lord and Taylor Lord from Guidesly, who are part of our new Y9 cohort. From their roots in the industry to their integration into the Buffalo community, David and Taylor share valuable insights and exciting plans for the future. Tune in to learn how Guidesly is changing the game for outdoor enthusiasts and guides alike.
    Connect with GuiseleyLinkedIn: GuideslyLinkedIn: David LordLinkedIn: Taylor LordGuidesly WebsiteGuidesly.com 

    • 19 min
    Charging Ahead: Jane Chen's Electrical Revolution with StepWise

    Charging Ahead: Jane Chen's Electrical Revolution with StepWise

    Dive into the journey of Jane Chen and her visionary co-founders of StepWise. Explore how StepWise is breaking down barriers in the energy sector and addressing critical bottlenecks. Learn about Jane’s experience at 43North Finals, and her unexpected journey to national TV, and discover why their team chose Buffalo as the ideal place to nurture StepWise’s growth.

    • 29 min
    Leaning into Your Strengths for Entrepreneurial Success

    Leaning into Your Strengths for Entrepreneurial Success

    Discover the keys to entrepreneurial success as Helen Min, Managing Partner at Phenomenal Ventures, shares insights on playing to your strengths in the startup world. Helen, a Buffalo native with a background in major tech companies and advertising, discusses the evolving role of AI, the power of complementary strengths in founding teams, and the crucial art of storytelling for startup founders. 
    Connect with Helen:
    Twitter: @helen_minWebsite: Phenomenal VenturesVisit 43north.org to learn more

    • 21 min
    How Tech Can Save You Money with StoreCash

    How Tech Can Save You Money with StoreCash

    Join us in this episode of Latitude with 43North as Justine Palkowski, Senior Marketing Manager, welcomes Daricus Releford, Co-founder and CEO of StoreCash, a Y9 43North company. Discover how StoreCash's app helps you save 7-15% at your favorite stores, the unique QR code payment system, and how it differs from other cashback platforms. Explore the financial benefits for everyday shoppers and the exciting move to Buffalo. 
    Plus, get insights into Daricus's entrepreneurial journey and his experience as a Black founder navigating the startup landscape.
    Connect with Daricus: LinkedIn: Daricus Releford
    Download StoreCash:
    Download StoreCash AppStorecash Website
    Other Mentions: 
    About 43North’s Program Scott Wayman, KangarootimeEvan Leapart, Kredit Academy and Black Men Talk Tech

    • 20 min
    From Financial Instability to $1M Investment: Kredit Academy's Journey to 43North

    From Financial Instability to $1M Investment: Kredit Academy's Journey to 43North

    Delve into the remarkable journey of Kredit Academy as founder Evan Leaphart shares the inspiring evolution from grappling with credit card debt to securing a groundbreaking $1 million investment at 43North. Explore the challenges, the innovative approach to financial literacy, and the profound impact on youth empowerment. This narrative unfolds against the backdrop of Evan’s decision to relocate from Miami to Buffalo, New York, to participate in 43North’s accelerator program.

    • 33 min
    Peddling Forward: Building a Community with KAV

    Peddling Forward: Building a Community with KAV

    Learn how KAV is transforming the cycling landscape, not just with cutting-edge helmets but by building a thriving community both on and off the road.

    • 15 min

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