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1710, 2018

Michigan alum raises $137 million for startups 

Base10 Partners, a venture capital firm co-founded by Thomas James Nahigian, a University of Michigan Ross School of Business alum, and Adeyemi Ajao, has recently raised $137 million for investment in the name of “automation for the real economy.” This marks what is believed to be the largest debut for [...]

1710, 2018

Two Northeastern startups named MassChallege Boston finalists, competing for $1.5M in cash prizes

Two startups founded by members of the Northeastern community have been named finalists in MassChallenge Boston, a global business accelerator program for companies in the early stages of development. Boston Materials produces strong carbon fiber composite materials that could be used to manufacture sports equipment, aircraft components, and other products to be lighter [...]

1710, 2018

Cedars-Sinai graduates 8 startups from its Accelerator program

Eight new healthcare technology companies are the latest to complete the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator program, which helps entrepreneurs bring innovative products to market. As part of this intensive three-month program, each vendor gets an initial investment of $120,000, as well as access to Cedars-Sinai’s clinical expertise and information infrastructure, including hardware, [...]

1710, 2018

Anderson Center Accepting Applications for Boyd Venture Challenge 

Student-owned start-up businesses seeking funding can now apply to the Boyd Venture Challenge. The seed-fund grant awards up to $20,000 to legally established student start-up companies each fall and spring semester. The competition is hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in UT’s Haslam College of Business. The challenge is open [...]

1210, 2018

Arrowhead Innovation Fund makes first investment in a NM company 

An Energy Star-rated technology, EVUS Inc. uses a unique proprietary design that harnesses the power of magnets for use in home heating. “EVUS is an excellent example of the type of high-quality investments that are possible in New Mexico,” said AIF Managing Director Estela Hernandez. “This technology will bring to [...]

1210, 2018

Keiretsu founder plans to push Philly angels for a new start-up pitch event

In Philadelphia, where finding a start-up investor is as tough as finding a Cowboys fan — or at least one who will admit it openly — the Angel Capital Expo could be considered an entrepreneur's dream come true. The annual event by Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic brings together the private-equity community with [...]

1210, 2018

Indiana BioCrossroads forms $9M seed fund for life science startups

Indiana startup companies in life sciences, information technology and agricultural biosciences now have another source of early funding. BioCrossroads, an Indianapolis-based group that promotes and invests in the sector, said Wednesday it has formed a $9 million seed fund, its third such fund since 2004. Investors in the Indiana Seed [...]

1210, 2018

XLerateHealth, U of L, UK and WVU to create medical technology platform 

XLerateHealth LLC and three major universities are working together to create a hub that would help universities commercialize new biomedical technology. The Louisville startup accelerator is working with the University of Louisville, University of Kentucky and West Virginia University to create an online accelerator hub, and their leaders announced Thursday [...]

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