Named in honor of UB's founding in 1846, Fast 46 will recognize and celebrate the success of 46 of the fastest-growing businesses owned or led by UB alumni or former students around the world.
The top 46 companies will be recognized at our inaugural Fast 46 event in October 2021.
Criteria for Fast 46 Award
To be considered for 2021 University at Buffalo “Fast 46 Award”, businesses must meet the following requirements:
At UB, we are proud to see the significant increase in start-up companies by current and former students, and we want to recognize their incredible work.
Criteria for 3 Under 3 Award:
To be considered for the 2021 UB “Top 3 Under 3 Award,” businesses must meet the following requirements:
NOTE: UB reserves the right to verify that nominees meet the criteria and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any nominee for any reason.
All qualified businesses, regardless of location worldwide, are encouraged to submit a nomination.
Submit a nomination today
Nominations must be submitted by Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 by filling out the form below. All qualified nominees will be notified and a formal application will be sent to each company via email. All completed applications will be submitted to The Bonadio Group, the verification firm, who will verify the information and determine the 46 fastest-growing companies and the 3 under 3.
• Nominations open: Monday, Nov. 9, 2020
• Nominations close: Friday, Jan. 29, 2021
• Applications due: Friday, March 26, 2021
• Companies notified: Mid-June 2021
• Fast 46 event: Oct. 2021
Contact Krystal Testa, Associate Director of Alumni Events, at email@example.com or by phone at 716-645-0886.