25 07, 2019

Amazon’s newest Alexa accelerator cohort shows how voice apps and business models are maturing

By |2019-07-25T09:08:42+00:00July 25th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Corporate|0 Comments

Amazon’s Alexa Accelerator is up and running for the third consecutive year as another batch of early stage startups test the boundaries of voice technology. Nine startups from across the country will spend the next three months at the Techstars Seattle office, building their companies and finding unique ways to incorporate Alexa, Amazon’s artificial intelligence [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

18 06, 2019

Startups, UCSD Team Up on Tech-Heavy Hub

By |2019-06-18T10:11:58+00:00June 18th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

UC San Diego has struck a partnership with local startup group EvoNexus, hoping to funnel more of its students and alumni into Evo’s new incubator for startups working on financial technology, or “fintech.” EvoNexus, one of San Diego’s most popular and most competitive startup incubators, announced in April that it was expanding to form a separate [...]

17 06, 2019

Berkeley’s renegade history fuels its rise to the top in startup competition 

By |2019-06-17T09:09:16+00:00June 17th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California, Student Funds|0 Comments

UC Berkeley is renowned for its history of rebellion, upsetting the status quo and stretching the limits of the way things ought to be. That reputation, when viewed from the outside, has often been seen as negative. But a new ranking listing Berkeley as the No. 1 public school in the world for funded founders [...]

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 [...]