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Get Involved in WNY’s Tech Ecosystem

Working towards a tech degree? Interested in the industry? There’s a home for you in tech, and we’re here to help you find it.

Future Innovators & Tech Trailblazers

Applications Open November 1, 2022

Prospective industry leaders, this program is for you. Made possible by TechBuffalo, Forge Buffalo, and 43 North, this program empowers students to create a community with other emerging technologists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and employers through an immersive experience. Students will get to explore Western New York and see why it’s a premier place to jumpstart a career in tech as they:

Engage with Employers

Participate in networking sessions, attend speaker series, find tech mentors, shadow employers on site, and volunteer in the area.

Gain Professional Development

Compete in hackathons, enter pitch competitions, enhance digital literacy, and improve soft skills.

Build a Community

Make new friends, meet future colleagues, and network with industry professionals.

Explore Buffalo

Learn about Buffalo’s tech ecosystem and experience the city’s rich history and resilient culture.

Contact TechBuffalo at to learn more about this opportunity.

Participation Requirements

Choose Your Involvement Level

Student Leaders
  • Attend three events per semester
  • Volunteer to assist with two events per semester (included in the three-event minimum)
  • Attend monthly virtual planning meetings
Student Members
  • Attend three events per semester
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