Meet Launch NY’s Client Companies in the 43North 2021 Competition

Meet Launch NY’s Client Companies in the 43North 2021 Competition

Launch NY, the first and only nonprofit venture development organization that provides high-growth startups in the 27 westernmost counties of the state access to seed fund capital and pro bono mentoring, is excited to have four of its client companies as 43North Finalist.

This week on October 28th at Shea’s Performing Arts Center. The 43North Competition is where startups from all over the globe can come and give their pitch in front of a group of judges for a chance to win a top prize of $1 million. Among the 19 finalists mostly from outside the region are these local Launch NY client companies: Verivend, Top Seedz, BetterMynd, and Ognomy. Learn more about them below and be sure to catch them this year!



Verivend is a changing the way businesses get paid. Think Venmo for business to business transactions. As they stated, “Our goal is to provide a trusted solution that allows businesses to thrive through the realization of cashflow, grow within a trusted network of buyers and suppliers, and reduce risks inherent in doing business.”

Verivend is a cloud-based network that allows businesses to quickly send and receive payments, communicate in real-time, connect with customers and vendors easily, fulfill requests, look at purchase orders, and so much more.

Learn more about Verivend & its team here.



Top Seedz was started in 2017 right here in Buffalo, NY, where they are creating hand-made seed crackers and roasted seeds. Their entire product line is organic, vegan, and gluten-free. Top Seedz firmly believes that when one eats healthy, they can create positive change within themselves and the world.

Find out more about Top Seedz and where you can get yourself some here.



BetterMynd has one goal in mind, to make mental health resources more accessible to college students. Through virtual sessions and cutting-edge technology, BetterMynd enables college students to access help and universities to provide mental health resources.

Read more about their services and the reason Founder & CEO, Cody Semrau, started the business here.



Our fourth client company pitching in this year’s 4North Competition is Ognomy. Ognomy is an app that makes it easy for you to get tested, diagnosed, and treated for sleep apnea from your home. Instead of going into an office and getting your studies done in a lab, you can get your consultation from the comfort of your own home.

Learn how Ognomy is helping many with their sleep apnea here.

Join these companies and many more by getting your tickets today for the 43North competition.


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