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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. [...]

1704, 2018

Mercedes-Benz, University of Alabama partner on startup challenge

Mercedes-Benz is partnering with several entities, including the University of Alabama, to drive innovation within the state's college and professional startup community. The "MBUSI Innovation Challenge" is running through June 19 across two streams of participants - students and professionals, and existing startups - to offer solutions to issues in [...]

1704, 2018

ASU announces new network to connect startups with potential investors 

President Michael Crow unveiled a new plan to connect entrepreneurs at ASU with investment funding through the Thunderbird School of Global Management. This system, which is expected to get off the ground in the fall of this year, will be called the ASU Thunderbird Investor Network and is an extension of a [...]

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