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16 10, 2018

Establishing Common Impact Measures and Reporting to Stakeholders

By | 2018-10-16T13:27:25+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Discussions, Toolkit|0 Comments

Event Held 10.12.18 Summary   This 90-minute discussion will look how gap fund program monitor, analyze, and report impact to stakeholders. This will include an overview of six different institutional approaches and review outcomes from the Mind the Gap 2018 Report. Experts Greg Keenan, University of Wisconsin-WARF Accelerator Program Todd [...]

16 10, 2018

By | 2018-10-16T13:19:34+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Discussions, Toolkit|0 Comments

Event Held 10.12.18 Summary This 90-minute discussion will look at approaches to monitoring, analyzing, and reporting gap funding impact measures to stakeholders. This includes a review of six different institutions and an analysis of the Mind the Gap Report outcomes Experts Greg Keenan, University of Wisconsin-WARF Accelerator Program Todd Keiller [...]

16 10, 2018

Attracting and Collaborating with Sources of Investment/Structuring Investments and Ownership

By | 2018-10-16T13:15:14+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Discussions, Toolkit|0 Comments

Summary This 90-minute discussion will look at how university gap funding and accelerator programs are working with external commercialization and investment partners. Additional, we review legal considerations and tactics in forming new spinout entities and maintaining ownership through funding rounds. Experts Steve Tokarz, Cantilever Bruce Zivian, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP   [...]

16 10, 2018

Cultivating Gap Fund Support Programs

By | 2018-10-16T13:12:09+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Discussions, Toolkit|0 Comments

Summary Gap funds utilize accelerator support programs to assist in the development, evaluation, commercialization, and deployment of associated technologies and startups, and are critical in support of gap funding. These programs directly impact both institutional and community innovation capability by involving students, faculty, staff, entrepreneurs, investors, alumni, and others. This 90-minute discussion will [...]

12 10, 2018

Arrowhead Innovation Fund makes first investment in a NM company 

By | 2018-10-12T10:01:40+00:00 October 12th, 2018|New Mexico, State or Government|0 Comments

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 market an efficient and cost-saving [...]

12 10, 2018

Tel Aviv University Fund TAU Ventures leads $ 1.5 million. investment in Israeli startup 

By | 2018-10-12T10:00:30+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Israel, Venture Fund|0 Comments

Tel Aviv University venture capital fund resulted in a $ 1.5 million investment round for two, Castor and Hoopo. The fund announced on Wednesday. TAU Ventures is the first and only academically-based venture capital fund in Israel. It is similar to university-funded or affiliated funds at leading institutions in the United States such as Stanford [...]

12 10, 2018

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

By | 2018-10-12T09:59:19+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Angel, Pennsylvania|0 Comments

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 entrepreneurs looking for funding — [...]

12 10, 2018

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

By | 2018-10-12T09:58:06+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Indiana, Venture Capital|0 Comments

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 Fund III include Eli Lilly [...]

12 10, 2018

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

By | 2018-10-12T09:56:27+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Kentucky|0 Comments

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 that they will use a [...]

12 10, 2018

$13M state investment revitalizes Cornell Food Venture Center 

By | 2018-10-12T09:35:20+00:00 October 12th, 2018|New York|0 Comments

Food entrepreneurs in New York are getting a big boost from advanced technologies and facilities now available at the Cornell Food Venture Center (CFVC). The renovated CFVC pilot plant reopened Oct. 4 at a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the enhanced capabilities of the state-of-the-art facility. The renovations were made possible through more than $13 million in [...]