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3 07, 2019

1717 Innovation Center to launch new accelerator for Richmond nonprofits 

By |2019-07-03T10:00:22+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Virginia|0 Comments

Just weeks after gaining its first accelerator focused on nonprofits, Richmond snagged a double dose. Applications opened Monday for @1717, a new nonprofit accelerator run by Capital One’s 1717 Innovation Center. This fall, Richmond’s resident banking giant and 1717 are piloting the program, which aims to support Richmond-area nonprofits in expanding capacity to help them [...]

3 07, 2019

Thai bank and Vietnam incubator partner to grow regional startups

By |2019-07-03T09:57:34+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Thailand, Vietnam|0 Comments

Kasikornbank, Thailand's second-largest lender, is partnering with Vietnam's Business Startup Support Center to help Thai and Vietnamese startups with their regional expansion plans. Under a memorandum of understanding signed in May, the government-backed BSSC will promote Thai companies' expansion into Vietnam, where startups are booming, particularly in fintech and e-commerce. "We will help Thai startups [...]

27 06, 2019

European Research Council makes move to promote commercialisation

By |2019-06-27T09:34:48+00:00June 27th, 2019|Europe, State or Government|0 Comments

The European Research Council (ERC) is stepping up efforts to promote the commercialisation of research its funds, setting up a website to link holders of its €150,000 proof of concept grant with potential investors. To date, 26 proof of concept grant holders have joined the Virtual Venture Fair, which is intended as a shop window for [...]

27 06, 2019

Innovation Economy Panel: More Hubs, More Funding Equal More Success

By |2019-06-27T09:33:32+00:00June 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Jersey needs centers of innovation, technology and venture capitalism to compete with other states, panelists at the Venture Funding in the New Jersey Economy event said recently at the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. The event was sponsored by the New Brunswick Development Corp., better known as Devco, which currently is developing The Hub in [...]

27 06, 2019

Broad Foundation boosts California stem cell research funding with $10M gift to USC

By |2019-06-27T09:32:10+00:00June 27th, 2019|Foundation-support|0 Comments

SC’s groundbreaking stem cell research and training programs have received a major boost thanks to a $10 million gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation. The donation is part of the foundation’s latest $30 million funding initiative to support its namesake Eli and Edythe Broad stem cell research centers at USC, UCLA and University of California, [...]

27 06, 2019

Research Institutions and Startups: Basics of Spinning Out New Companies 

By |2019-06-27T09:30:26+00:00June 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent on research each year at federal labs, universities and research hospitals. Often this research leads to the creation of valuable intellectual property assets (e.g., patents) that may be licensed to existing companies or new startups to commercialize the underlying technology. The National Science Foundation established the I-Corps program [...]

27 06, 2019

College Towns Are The Next Big Thing For Startups | Forbes

By |2019-07-01T12:10:50+00:00June 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Original Source: Forbes: College Towns Are The Next Big Thing For Startups With nearly 50% of millennials looking to start their own business in the next three years, it is not a surprise that the new generation of entrepreneurs aren’t based – or even particularly interested – in Silicon Valley. With students and recent graduates all [...]

27 06, 2019

Smartpark Innovation Hub opens at the University of Manitoba

By |2019-06-27T09:18:46+00:00June 27th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator|0 Comments

The Smartpark Innovation Hub (SIH) has opened at the University of Manitoba. It will be an information exchange centre that will encourage further partnerships between industry, government, and the University. It will provide rentable space for companies, new space for laboratories, and be home to Smartpark’s head office, the University’s Technology Transfer Office, and technology [...]

27 06, 2019

Government-funded Research Increasingly Fuels Innovation – UConn Today

By |2019-06-27T09:12:25+00:00June 27th, 2019|State or Government|0 Comments

For the third year in a row, the Trump administration has proposed large cuts in science funding across a variety of agencies. Although Congress restored these cuts in the past two years, increased budgetary pressures may discourage them from doing so this year. Now, new research from the University of California, Berkeley, the University of [...]

20 06, 2019

CIT’s Virginia Founders Fund Invests in Fringe to Change the Way Employers Offer Benefits

By |2019-06-20T08:05:35+00:00June 20th, 2019|State or Government, Virginia|0 Comments

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that the Virginia Founders Fund has invested in Richmond, Va.-based Fringe. Founded in 2018, Fringe is the first employer benefits marketplace. The platform offers employers an easy and cost effective way to manage their perk programs, and gives employees the opportunity to pick the benefits that matter most [...]