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9 10, 2019

Stony Brook startup wins $50K in seed funding

By |2019-10-09T09:47:29+00:00October 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A small company from Stony Brook won $50,000 in seed funding Tuesday in a statewide high-tech startup pitch competition. Re-Nuble, which was founded in 2011 by Tinia Pinia, is developing a nutrient system that enables farmers to manufacture their own fertilizer using otherwise unusable waste produce. Held at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, the inaugural [...]

9 10, 2019

UC Berkeley SkyDeck and Amazon Alexa Fund and Alexa Fellowship Announce Program to Foster New Innovations in Voice Technology

By |2019-10-09T09:46:28+00:00October 9th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

Berkeley SkyDeck and the Alexa Fund will work together with early-stage startups, mentoring them as they build and develop next-level ideas in voice technology. SkyDeck will actively seek and encourage startups focused on voice technology to apply for their Spring 2020 Cohort. "We are thrilled about this opportunity to work with Amazon and the Alexa [...]

9 10, 2019

 WVU officials hope new program creates entrepreneurs, innovation 

By |2019-10-09T09:07:37+00:00October 9th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, West Virginia|0 Comments

The West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics is hoping the new Vantage Ventures program on campus is the first step in creating a new Mountain State economy driven by entrepreneurship and innovation. The program has four focuses: healthy, security, energy and sensory. The entrepreneurs and companies are supported by mentors, executives [...]

9 10, 2019

Tom Still: Common ingredients for university based startups

By |2019-10-09T08:42:13+00:00October 9th, 2019|Wisconsin|0 Comments

An overused word to describe the connections between technology, startups and angel or venture capital investments is “ecosystem,” which implies that startups and the people who help support them are akin to a naturally occurring rain forest. If only it was that simple. Mother Nature can’t spawn what it takes to build a healthy structure [...]

3 10, 2019

NIH to fund hubs to accelerate development of biomedical health technologies 

By |2019-10-03T09:57:25+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $20 million to fund five additional hubs designed to speed up the translation of biomedical discoveries into commercially viable diagnostics, devices, therapeutics, and tools to improve patient care and enhance health. The newly selected Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hubs (REACH) expand a national network of proof-of-concept centers that links 34 [...]

3 10, 2019

U Arizona Venture Capital Fund Invests in New High Power Laser Technologies

By |2019-10-03T09:52:46+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Arizona, Venture Fund|0 Comments

UAVenture Capital Fund (UAVC), a Tucson-based venture capital fund dedicated to the commercialization of University of Arizona discoveries, products, technologies and services, today announced its tenth, eleventh and twelfth investments. The Fund has invested in DeUVe Photonics, Inc. whose deep-ultra-violet short-wave-length technology will address an unmet need in the 230-400 nanometer wavelength range with unmatched performance in power, [...]

3 10, 2019

How Wake Forest’s Center for Entrepreneurship is teaching students to successfully start companies — and in some cases, change the world 

By |2019-10-03T09:32:19+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Gap support programs, Startup Fund|0 Comments

Dell, Microsoft, Reddit, Facebook, Google.What do they all have in common? Aside from being among the country’s most successful companies, they’re all ventures that were started by college students — often out of dorm rooms with little-to-no money. What their founders lacked in capital they made up for in ingenuity and determination. They refused to [...]

3 10, 2019

Univ. of Delaware tech incubator wins federal grant

By |2019-10-03T09:30:42+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Delaware, State or Government|0 Comments

A technology incubator in Delaware is getting support from the Small Business Administration (SBA). The University of Delaware’s Blue Hen Proof of Concept program launched in 2016. It connects First State tech startups with funding streams if they can prove their technology has a commercial application. The program has so far given more than $1 [...]

2 10, 2019

New $75 million VC fund aimed at health care to be run from Ann Arbor

By |2019-10-02T12:16:33+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Michigan, Venture Capital|0 Comments

Venture Investors LLC, a Madison, Wis.-based venture capital firm with an Ann Arbor office and a strong local presence, plans to announce Monday that it has closed on its latest fund, the $75 million Venture Investors Health Fund VI LP. "In our prior funds, we invested in a mix of health care and technology. For [...]

2 10, 2019

UVA Licensing & Ventures Group Launches Entrepreneurs, Experts, and Executives in Residence Program to Guide Future UVA New Ventures

By |2019-10-02T09:29:48+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Gap support programs, Virginia|0 Comments

The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group (LVG) is launching a revitalized "EIR" program to accelerate startup formation with successful entrepreneurs, experts, and executives in residence. With support from the UVA Office of Economic Development, Albemarle County Economic Development, the City of Charlottesville Office of Economic Development (OED), and community partner CvilleBioHub, the EIRs will [...]