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Sep 21, 2021

Western New York Impact Investment Fund Invests $500,000 in Clean Fiber as Follow On Equity

September 21, 2021 Buffalo, NY CleanFiber Secures $11.9 Million Financing to Expand Production of Its Carbon-Negative Building Insulation Climate tech startup secures $4M from Aligned Climate Capital - Western New York Impact Investment...

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Jan 27, 2021

Western New York Impact Investment Fund Invests $500,000 in Circuit Clinical®

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Western New York Impact Investment Fund announced today that the Fund has made an investment of $500,000 in Circuit Clinical®, an integrated health care research company...

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Dec 11, 2019

Golisano leads major investment round into another Buffalo startup

A venture capital firm led by B. Thomas Golisano has made another major invesment into a Buffalo startup. This time, Grand Oaks Capital contributed $29 million Series B round for...

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Oct 10, 2019

Western New York Impact Investment Fund Invests $500,000 in Garwood Medical Devices, LLC

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Western New York Impact Investment Fund announced today it invested $500,000 in Garwood Medical Devices, LLC. Garwood Medical Devices, based in Buffalo, N.Y., uses groundbreaking technologies...

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Jun 25, 2019

Western New York Impact Investment Fund Invests in SomaDetect, Inc.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Western New York Impact Investment Fund announced today the Fund has made a significant investment in SomaDetect, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of sensor equipment for...

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May 29, 2019

Western New York Impact Investment Fund Invests $500,000 in RU's Pierogi, LLC

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Western New York Impact Investment Fund announced today the Fund has made an investment of $500,000 in Ru’s Pierogi, LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of specialty...

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Sep 27, 2018

Western New York Impact Investment Fund Invests $750,000 in CleanFiber Buffalo, LLC

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Western New York Impact Investment Fund announced today the Fund has made an investment of $750,000 in CleanFiber Buffalo, LLC (CleanFiber), a high-quality cellulose insulation company...

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Aug 09, 2018

WNY Impact Investment Fund Invests $450,000 in EcoVerde Organics, LLC.

Buffalo, NY – EcoVerde Organics, LLC, a Western New York-based company that diverts food, animal and yard waste from landfills and other sources to produce high-quality organic soil amendment compost,...

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Jun 27, 2018

Renewable Energy Start-Up Business Launches Operations on Buffalo’s East Side- Viridi Parente seeks to transform the construction industry

Buffalo, New York --June 27, 2018 –In a move that will bring manufacturing back to a once-bustling industrial complex on Buffalo’s East Side, company leaders today announced the formation of...

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