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2504, 2018

USC startups pitch to venture capitalists at showcase

Over 1,000 students gathered at Bovard Auditorium Monday night for the annual USC TAMID Tank, which allowed several students to pitch to a venture capitalist panel for potential investment. Daniel Newman, who founded TAMID Tank at USC last year, was inspired by the organization’s chapter at Queens College. He wanted [...]

2504, 2018

The University of Malta TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award 

For the 5th year running, the TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award (TOSFA) will support researchers and entrepreneurs with their innovative technologies and business concepts. A total of €100,000 will be awarded through a competitive process whereby the best written applications are shortlisted for a live pitch in front of a panel [...]

2004, 2018

Seton Hall Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Encourages Student Startups 

2018 Pirates Pitch winner Madison Schott (center) with Professor Susan Scherreik and Stillman Dean Joyce Strawser. Six teams of college entrepreneurs recently faced off at the finals of the Stillman School of Business' eighth annual Pirates Pitch venture fund competition. The student teams vied for $15,000 in cash prizes as well as [...]

2004, 2018

Wistar Institute Spinout Isoma Diagnostics Secures Seed Funding

Isoma Diagnostics, a spinout of Philadelphia's Wistar Institute, has secured a first round of seed funding from Ben Franklin Technology Partners and the University City Science Center's Phase I Ventures Program. The company did not disclose the funding amount, but a Wistar Institute spokesperson noted that it was in the [...]

1904, 2018

UWM faculty to teach Scale Up Milwaukee Growth Accelerator 

Elmer Moore Scale Up Milwaukee has changed the name of its Scalerator program to Scale Up Milwaukee Growth Accelerator and brought on University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee faculty to teach the course. The format of the business growth training program has also been changed slightly in its fifth iteration, said Elmer Moore, executive director [...]

1704, 2018

Catalyze CU seeks startups to expand portfolio of successful ventures 

Catalyze CU is celebrating its fifth year of helping university-affiliated new ventures move further toward success and sustainability. University students, faculty and staff can still submit applications for the 10-week intensive summer program through April 8. Catalyze CU is the startup accelerator for the most promising ideas and technologies at the university. [...]

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