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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 [...]

1704, 2018

Tel Aviv University launches VC fund to invest in early-stage startups

Tel Aviv University has announced plans to set up an early-stage startup venture fund, the first of its kind by an Israeli university. The TAU Ventures fund, which will be located in Tel Aviv, has already raised some $20 million in commitments from investors including the Singaporean investment fund, Chartered HighTech [...]

1604, 2018

‘TEDCO 2.0’ comes into focus – Technical.ly Baltimore

TEDCO made a series of promotions and hiring moves as the state’s quasi-public organization backing early-stage companies looks to rework the programs it offers to help entrepreneurs. The latest announcement hones in on themes that recently-hired CEO George Davis touched on in announcing “TEDCO 2.0” at the organization’s Entrepreneur Expo in Baltimore last fall. Davis, [...]

1604, 2018

Cambridge and four other universities form agritech partnership 

The Ceres Agritech Knowledge Exchange Partnership links the universities of Cambridge, East Anglia, Hertfordshire, Lincoln and Reading, as well as the John Innes Centre, NIAB and Rothamsted Research, to enable effective sharing of commercialisation expertise, a key aim of Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund, which has awarded the partnership £4.78 [...]

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