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.
Nominations for 2023 are now closed. Nominated companies now have until April 21, 2023 to submit their application to be considered for 2023.
NOTE: UB reserves the right to verify that applicants meet the criteria and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any applicant for any reason.
Save the Date! We will celebrate our 2023 finalists and unveil the ranked winners—from 46 to number one—on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at the UB Center for the Arts. More information will be out in July 2023.
Martin Vidal, BA ’03, leads company Trusted Nurse Staffing. They were back on the list again for 2022, coming in at number 13. Here, Martin accepts his award with President Satish K. Tripathi (left) and Bank on Buffalo President Michael Noah (right).
Gabor Somogyi, MBA ’03, speaks after it was announced that his company, Eveliqure Biotechnologies, came in at the number one spot on our 2022 Fast 46 list.
Kathleen Clark, CEL ’10, receives her award onstage with President Satish K. Tripathi (left) and Bank on Buffalo President Michael Noah (right). MidCity Office Furniture came in at number 44 on this year’s list.
The 2022 Fast 46 recipients gather after the ceremony. Recipients came from five countries around the world and represent nine of our degree schools.
Nkume Sobe Jr., DPT ’10, owner of Sobe Innovative Rehabilitation, joined the list this year at number eight!
Joseph Manzella, CEL ’16, and Jean Gaulin, BS ‘78, from Novum Medical Products of NY, LLC pose with their wives. They came in at number six on this year’s list.
Heather Sidorowicz, CEL ’12, BA ’99, and her team from Southtown Audio Video joined the list this year at number 33.
Frank Ewing, JD ’12, and his guests celebrate AML RightSource coming in at number eleven on this year’s Fast 46 list.
Mary Collins, CEL ’98, BA ’75, owner of Collins Advisors LLC, joined the list this year at number 30. Here she smiles with her guests.
Richard Henry, BS ’90, from CPL, smiles with his wife after coming in at number 31 on this year’s Fast 46 list.
The team at Buffalo Construction Consultants, Inc. celebrate with recipient Joseph Mannarino, PhD ’01, MBA ’90, BS ’88 (third from left). They came in at number three this year.
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