Bright Ideas, Bright Opportunities

2016 keynote address from Bill Rancic, the winner of NBC's breakthrough program "The Apprentice"

2016 keynote address from Bill Rancic, the winner of NBC's breakthrough program "The Apprentice"

Hear what past Bright participants have to say about Bright Buffalo Niagara:

2014 Meet-Up participant

“The most impressive funding event that I have attended. Very well organized with the appropriate diversity of investors and customers.”

Luis C. Moreno, GoRightIn

“The event strengthened our view of the opportunities and support that exist for our company and our business solution in the US and specifically in NY State. We appreciate the support and warm welcome of the Buffalo Niagara community.”

MagnePath (Australia)

“Thanks for the opportunity to represent from the opposite side of the globe!”

Victoria Van Voorhis, Second Avenue Learning

“What a wonderful event! Team Buffalo – Wow. Well done.

Paul Buckley, Applied Sciences Group

“This forum in particular touches a huge number of markets and often simulates additional creative ideas with potential collaborators. I look forward to this event each year.

2013 Bright Forum participant

“An investor wrote a $2,500 check on the spot!”

2014 Meet-Up participant

“I am working closely with 8+ companies [from the Bright Buffalo Niagara Semifinalists Meet-Up].”

Thank you to our 2018 event sponsors

Western New York Incubator Network
University at Buffalo
Invest Buffalo Niagara
Crowley Webb
Hotel Henry
43North
UVC Updstate Venture Connect
Upstate Capital

Western New York Venture Association

Insyte Consulting

Buffalo Business First

Print2Web

HARTER, SECREST, AND EMERY

Leadership Buffalo

National Grid

MedTech