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43North has reinvested in three companies that previously won awards in its namesake competition.

Kangarootime, CleanFiber and Strayos each received a new $300,000 investment from the state-backed nonprofit. 43North has been hosting a business competition since 2014, offering cash awards to startups in return for 5% of their companies. CleanFiber CEO Jon Strimling moved his business to Buffalo after winning $500,000 in the 2016 version of 43North. Since that time, he has turned the theoretical promise of his company into a real-world factory that can barely keep up with demand. CleanFiber turns recycled […]