Company: 43North
Fields of operation: Investor
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Behold the $5 million startup competition

With $5 million in cash prizes, including a top award of $1 million, one $600,000 award, six $500,000 awards and $400,000 in follow-on funding, 43North is helping entrepreneurs and startups from across the globe grow their businesses in Buffalo, NY.

On top of cash, winners also receive free incubator space for a year, mentorship, marketing exposure and access to START-UP NY, a program that enables companies to operate tax-free in New York State for 10 years.

43North is open to applicants ages 18 and older, from anywhere around the world, in any industry, with the exception of retail and hospitality. 43North is part of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative.

Enter the competition by May 31, 2016 at www.43north.org.