The Partners Behind Shift 2.0

Shift 2.0 is a collaboration of unparalleled expertise. Our partners are dedicated to ensuring our members have everything they need to help their organizations excel.

EWI is a leading engineering and technology organization and the operational arm of Buffalo Manufacturing Works. They have more than 30 years of experience in providing applied research, manufacturing support and strategic services—and they are one of a select few organizations nationwide that consistently transition technology innovations from proof-of-concept to production. EWI anticipates and develops technologies that have a significant impact on manufacturing competitiveness.

Insyte Consulting is a highly regarded external advisor that has been around for more than 40 years, helping clients improve operational productivity by providing customized solutions. On average, their projects generate a return of $37 for every $1 invested.

Launch NY’s mission is to identify, support, and invest in high-growth, high-impact companies to create jobs and wealth and catalyze the entrepreneurial ecosystem within the 27 westernmost counties of Upstate New York. Built on nationally recognized best practices, we achieve our mission by providing our startup client companies with pro bono mentoring services and access to seed capital.