12 06, 2019

‘Game-changer’: Opening of UAH’s Invention to Innovation Center marks ‘new era’ in Huntsville

By |2019-06-12T08:02:09+00:00June 12th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Alabama|0 Comments

The good news just keeps coming for Alabama’s tech industry. On Monday morning, elected officials, education leaders and business juggernauts attended a packed ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Invention to Innovation Center (I²C) on the campus of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). The I²C is a regional initiative designed to foster, promote and accelerate [...]

11 06, 2019

U Virginia Darden School Announces Ventures Selected for 20th Annual Summer Incubator Program

By |2019-06-11T10:48:46+00:00June 11th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Student Funds, Virginia|0 Comments

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business welcomed 20 venture teams to the 2019 i.Lab Incubator program, which has been in operation for 20 years. This year’s companies are developing products and services ranging from French crepes to designer Italian clothing to virtual reality exoskeletons. The cohort includes 13 ventures founded by UVA students, representing six schools including [...]

6 06, 2019

3 TMCx companies have raised funds while completing the Houston accelerator

By |2019-06-06T09:33:06+00:00June 6th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Texas|0 Comments

According to the CDCThe Texas Medical Center's accelerator program is wrapping up its Digital Health cohort this week with the culmination of its TMCx Demo Day, and, while all of the companies have something to celebrate, three have announced that they are leaving the program with fresh funds. Meru, Roundtrip, and Sani Nudge have raised over $10 million between the [...]

5 06, 2019

ISF Incubator Launches First International Startup in Singapore

By |2019-06-05T07:15:27+00:00June 5th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Singapore|0 Comments

 ISF Incubator, the startup arm at Intellectual Ventures, today announced it has formed a joint venture with NTUitive, the innovation and enterprise company of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore). Based in Singapore, the joint venture is called Secur3DP+, a startup company that brings additive manufacturing to global companies by providing a supply chain hub for 3D printing. The system is [...]

29 05, 2019

CalPoly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship announces seven new start-ups for Summer Accelerator 

By |2019-05-29T11:59:32+00:00May 29th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California, Student Funds|0 Comments

Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) introduced the newest students accepted into their 13-week Summer Accelerator program in the HotHouse at its annual Spring Entrepreneurship Forum Tuesday, May 14. Students pitched business ideas ranging from medicinal makeup to a transportable water filter for travelers. Seven potential businesses — Armadillo Designs, Tulum Cosmetics, Ethic Marketplace, Ropegun, [...]

22 05, 2019

Part fund, part accelerator, Contrary Capital invests in student entrepreneurs | TechCrunch

By |2019-05-22T09:16:21+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Venture Capital|0 Comments

First Round Capital  has both the Dorm Room Fund and the Graduate Fund. General Catalyst has Rough Draft Ventures. And Prototype Capital and a few other micro-funds focus on investing in student founders, but overall, there’s a shortage of capital set aside for entrepreneurs still making their way through school. Contrary Capital, a soon-to-be San Francisco-based operation led by Eric Tarczynski, is [...]

9 05, 2019

New Startup Accelerator Plans To Bring Tech Boom To Long Beach

By |2019-05-09T08:51:30+00:00May 9th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

From Silicon Valley in the Bay Area to Silicon Beach in West Los Angeles, the California coast is famous for its startup culture. A new public-private taskforce in Long Beach is now hoping to extend the startup axis further to the south. The City of Long Beach, in partnership with the Institute for Innovation and [...]

1 05, 2019

Mayo Clinic selects digital health startups for accelerator program 

By |2019-05-01T10:32:00+00:00May 1st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Hospitals|0 Comments

Minnesota-based health system Mayo Clinic selected six auspicious digital health startups for its MedTech Accelerator — a joint venture with Arizona State University for companies that raised at least$500,000 in seed funding rounds. Business Insider Intelligence The accelerator aids early stage medical device and healthcare tech startups raring to polish their products and bring them to commercial success. [...]

25 04, 2019

State Launches Hawai’i-Based Aquaculture Accelerator & Fund

By |2019-04-25T10:24:43+00:00April 25th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Hawaii, State or Government|0 Comments

The Big Island of Hawai‘i will be the home to a new aquaculture accelerator that aims to attract startups that focus on sustainable solutions for the aquaculture industry. Solutions include innovative feed solutions, breakthrough technology in animal health, and farm and water management. The new accelerator and its associated investment fund were established by the Natural [...]