Fast 46

Fast 46.

Nominations open NOW for 2022 Fast 46 competition

Named in honor of UB's founding in 1846, Fast 46 recognizes and celebrates the success of 46 of the fastest-growing businesses owned or led by UB alumni or former students around the world.

Companies must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  1. Been in operation for a minimum of three 12-month reporting periods (2018, 2019, 2020)
  2. Have verifiable revenues of at least $100,000 in both 2018 and 2019, and a minimum of $250,000 in 2020.
  3. Owned or led by a UB alumnus or former student(s).

Nominated companies will be ranked by percentage of cumulative annual growth in revenue for the company’s three most recent 12-month reporting periods (2018, 2019, 2020).

The 46 companies with the highest revenue growth rates — as verified by The Bonadio Group, the official verification firm — will be selected for the 2022 UB Fast 46 and honored at an event in September 2022. 

Nominate yourself or a company below. Nominations are open until March 18, 2022. Nominated companies will then have until April 29, 2022 to submit the application.

Verification Firm

The Bonadio Group.

Bold Investor

Bank on Buffalo.

More information

Krystal Testa
Director, Alumni Events


Previous recipients

We're proud of the creativity, business acumen and contributions our nominees and recipients bring to the economic vitality of the communities they serve.

Watch the recap below for the 2021 ceremony and find more details about all the recipients by clicking on the link.