Qoints, the Toronto-based intelligence tool for digital activation data, has been selected as one of eleven finalists for 43North, the world’s largest business idea competition. The competition awards $5 million between 11 companies each year to turn the best business ideas from around the globe into reality in Buffalo, NY. 43North is part of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative. The list of finalists can be seen at http://www.43north.org/finalists and more information on the program can be found at www.43north.org. The official press release from Governor Cuomo’s office can be found at http://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-finalists-43north-world-s-largest-business-idea-competition.
“43North is an amazing opportunity for us to kick-start our US presence, and Buffalo is a city that has a long history of driving innovation. We’re incredibly excited to be a part of the 43North community and look forward to living and working in Buffalo for the next year and beyond.”
– Cory Rosenfield, Co-founder and CEO of Qoints
Qoints and the other finalists were selected from over 11,000 applicants spanning all 50 states, 9 out of 10 Canadian provinces, and 117 countries. They will now compete for the grand prize of $1 million and 10 other prizes of either $500,000 or $250,000 at Shea’s Performing Arts Centre on Thursday, October 29, 2015.