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1211, 2018

Maryland launches training program to attract Israeli health startups 

Maryland has launched a new pilot training program designed to help Israeli health startups expand their companies to the state. MarketReach America will bring 15 to 20 companies in the medical device and digital health sectors from Israel to Maryland for two weeks of training in May of next year. [...]

1211, 2018

The University of Queensland’s ilab smashes $56 million investment in startups –

The University of Queensland (UQ) has cemented its position as a leading launchpad for entrepreneurs and a magnet for major investors, with startups from its ilab programs attracting more than $57 million. UQ offers a range of hands-on programs, including its Germinate accelerator, that give budding founders the skills, connections [...]

1211, 2018

New seed fund at OU to encourage student entrepreneurs

Ohio University’s Center for Entrepreneurship, a partnership between the College of Business and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, will launch the Bobcat Seed Fund this month to provide grants up to $3,000 to support promising ideas and ventures proposed by Ohio University student entrepreneurs, according to a [...]

1211, 2018

Students compete for funding in Rowan University’s Idea Challenge

A dozen Rowan University students/teams will present business ideas to an audience of Rowan stakeholders and potential investors on Friday, Nov. 16, from noon to 3 p.m., in the Student Center Enyon Ballroom, for a chance to win equity-investments during Rowan’s third annual Idea Challenge. Hosted by the Rowan Innovation Venture [...]

1211, 2018

Penn cell therapy spinoff Cabaletta Bio of Radnor raises $38 million 

Cabaletta Bio Inc., a biopharmaceutical startup spun out of the University of Pennsylvania, has raised $38 million in an equity financing and signed an exclusive license agreement with Penn related to T cell therapy. In addition, the Radnor-based company has entered into two multiyear sponsored research agreements with Penn for [...]

1211, 2018

PPL Foundation supports Penn State Schuylkill’s LionLaunch innovation hub

The PPL Foundation has selected Penn State Schuylkill’s LionLaunch program, part of President Eric J. Barron’s Commonwealth-wide Invent Penn State entrepreneurship initiative, for funding. The sustaining grant proposal submitted by campus personnel was awarded funding in the amount of $2,500. Established in May 2016, LionLaunch is a community-based entrepreneurship program [...]

1211, 2018

Tulane launches program to connect student startups with mentors 

Tulane University has started a new program that brings investors, entrepreneurs and executives in to coach students on how to create successful businesses. The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s 12 Innovators-in-Residence program teams 12 successful mentors with student startups to give them feedback on their ventures. They include [...]

111, 2018

NSU unveils plans for incubator and accelerator

In an effort to expand Broward County's burgeoning startup and technology sector, the Nova Southeastern University Board of Trustees has unveiled plans for the NSU Broward Innovation Center, a 60,000-square-foot incubator and accelerator project. The goal, they said at a gathering of about 100 local business leaders Monday, is to [...]

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