Celebrating the fastest-growing UB alumni led businesses

Named in honor of UB's founding in 1846, Fast 46 is a testament to the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit that defines our university community. These remarkable individuals and their companies have not only contributed significantly to their respective industries but have also made a positive impact on their communities and the world. To ensure the continued success and growth of Fast46, we are seeking your support. Your generosity will help us provide valuable opportunities to our talented alumni and former students while promoting innovation and entrepreneurship within the University at Buffalo community.

Choose where you'd like your funds to go:

  • Blackstone: Empowering women through entrepreneurship.
  • Blackstone Launchpad Fund: Experiential campus program designed to ¬†introduce entrepreneurship as a viable career path by developing skills and mindsets through individualized coaching, ideation and venture creation support.
  • Social Impact Fellows Fund: Prepares students to address social issues using principles of entrepreneurship and social innovation.
  • School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Experiential Learning Fund: Helps students develop professionalism and a practical perspective by connecting the classroom to the real world.
  • Entrepreneurship Law Center: Provides legal services to entrepreneurs and startups who are not yet ready or able to engage outside legal counsel.
  • Research and Economic Development Fund: The intersection of innovation, entrepreneurial and business partnerships, transforming communities locally and around the globe.

Your donation will inspire the next generation of business leaders, showing them that they can achieve greatness through education and hard work. No matter the size, your contribution will make a significant difference in the lives of our current and upcoming students.

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