15 08, 2018

Aberdeen University-linked accelerator programme produces 14 new enterprises

By | 2018-08-15T08:25:40+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator|0 Comments

A business accelerator for university and college students, staff and graduates has concluded at the Aberdeen ‘Centre for Entrepreneurship’ and has produced 14 business innovators that are ready to take their businesses to the next level. Launched by Elevator, the accelerator sought to bring together aspiring business leaders from the higher education sector and immerse them [...]

15 08, 2018

Healthcare startups to participate in business accelerator program

By | 2018-08-15T08:23:00+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Louisiana|0 Comments

South Louisiana welcomes ten companies from across the United States to participate in a healthcare-focused business acceleration program, Accelerate South. For the next four months, a host of healthcare partners, investors and subject matter experts will assist the selected companies to identify challenges and opportunities while strategically helping to move their business forward. Acadian Companies, [...]

8 08, 2018

UC Berkeley Gastrointestinal Gene Therapy Biotech DNAlite Therapeutics Raises $1.5M in Seed Funding

By | 2018-08-08T11:31:32+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

DNAlite Therapeutics, Inc., an early stage preclinical therapeutic company has raised $1.5 million in a seed-stage financing. DNAlite was founded by UC Berkeley graduates Mubhij Ahmad and Timothy Day in 2016. The proceeds of the round will be used to continue development of gastrointestinal tract gene therapy treatments for patients who suffer from genetic intestinal [...]

2 08, 2018

NUI Galway medtech accelerator returns 

By | 2018-08-02T08:40:45+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Ireland|0 Comments

The NUI Galway-hosted medtech accelerator BioExcel is open for entries for its 2018/2019 cohort. The programme allows participants to build and commercially validate their technologies by working with existing entrepreneurial networks, mentors and management team. Funded by Enterprise Ireland, Western Development Commission, Galway University Foundation, Bank of Ireland seed and early stage equity fund, BioExel [...]

3 07, 2018

ATAMI Launching pad: Expansion boosts Oregon State U incubator for high-tech mfg startups

By | 2018-07-03T07:06:15+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Oregon|0 Comments

The Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Institute is primarily a research facility, but for the moment the people in lab coats may be outnumbered by the people in hard hats and safety vests. A major expansion is underway at ATAMI, an academic-industrial research center and business incubator run by Oregon State University and housed in an [...]

28 06, 2018

TMC Innovation Institute Selected to Accelerate Innovation for Health Security, Medical Care

By | 2018-06-28T09:23:58+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Texas|0 Comments

The Texas Medical Center’s Innovation Institute is one of eight accelerators selected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to drive advancements in lifesaving medical technologies that solve challenging problems from modern health security threats to daily medical care issues. The TMC Innovation Institute is a unique learning environment aimed at impacting [...]

28 06, 2018

Largest Startup Class Yet Enters UC Berkeley’s Expanding Accelerator

By | 2018-06-28T09:18:22+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

More than a hundred startup teams are beginning a training and mentoring program this month at the Berkeley SkyDeck Accelerator—the largest group ever accepted to the UC Berkeley program since it was founded in 2012. Aside from the funding, free office rent, and other resources offered by the startup accelerator located near the edge of the Berkeley [...]

19 06, 2018

University of Toronto accelerator affiliate shoots for the starry-eyed entrepreneurs

By | 2018-06-19T08:26:42+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator|0 Comments

For a Toronto-based innovation accelerator, the final frontier is the next frontier. The Creative Destruction Lab, an accelerator affiliated with the University of Toronto, is now calling for applications specifically from starry-eyed entrepreneurs with space-focused startup ideas. And the new stream already has some star power behind it ― they’ve enlisted Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield [...]

13 06, 2018

Twin Cities to host first summit connecting university tech and startup funds with industry and investors

By | 2018-06-13T06:33:58+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Gap support programs, Minnesota, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, Startup Fund|0 Comments

The Twin Cities will host the first gathering focused on connecting university tech and startup funds with innovative companies and early-stage investors. COvergence, scheduled for July 11th, is aimed at jump starting conversation around active university proof of concept, startup, and venture gap funds and accelerators that will lead to greater collaboration to advance innovation from the lab to the marketplace.

13 06, 2018

Texas Medical Center’s TMC Venture Fund invests $500K in Two Medical Device Startups

By | 2018-06-13T06:10:11+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, New Investments/Awards, Texas, Venture Fund|0 Comments

In another landmark event, two medical device startups - CorInnova and Intelligent Implants - were each awarded $250,000 grants at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) on Thursday. These funds were from the $25 million TMC Venture Fund which was raised by the Texas Medical Center to support new startups in the healthcare sector. This announcement [...]