Martin Davison Public Relations (MDPR) was proud to play a part in the culmination of the second year of 43North – the world’s largest business idea competition. 43North Week offered a weeklong celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship, featuring events and activities that engaged entrepreneurs, startups, venture capitalists, angel investors and the general Western New York business community. On October 29, 11 finalists pitched their business ideas to a panel of seven high-profile judges from around the country. After 11,356 registrations from around the world were narrowed to 110 semifinalists and then 11 finalists, ACV Auctions from Buffalo, NY was crowned the $1 million grand prize winner. To learn more about ACV Auctions and the 10 other finalists, click here.