7 02, 2019

Ag-Celerator announces next round of $100,000 available to advance Purdue agricultural innovations 

By |2019-02-07T10:37:36+00:00February 7th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Indiana, New Investments/Awards|0 Comments

Startups based on Purdue University plant science innovations are eligible to apply for the next funding round of the Ag-Celerator with $100,000 in cash prizes to be awarded. The purpose of this twice-a-year competition is to provide entrepreneurs interested in creating a startup and commercializing their technology with the initial funds to do so. Funding will be [...]

7 02, 2019

University of Hawaii’s Accelerator Selects 6th Cohort 

By |2019-02-07T10:35:52+00:00February 7th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Hawaii|0 Comments

XLR8UH, the multi-phase education and investment program designed to help grow University of Hawaiʻi entrepreneurs and startups, has selected four companies to participate in the program’s sixth cohort. Recognized in 2017 by Forbes as one of the top 30 accelerator programs in the United States, XLR8UH is a public-private partnership between the University of Hawaiʻi and Sultan Ventures, [...]

31 01, 2019

UC Berkeley Launches Accelerator to Support Blockchain Startups

By |2019-01-31T10:09:50+00:00January 31st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

The University of California, Berkeley has just announced the formation of a new blockchain-focused accelerator, the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator. The new accelerator will help entrepreneurs pursue ventures in the blockchain space, tap into the vast resources of UC Berkeley and Silicon Valley, and receive expert industry guidance to create high-value blockchain startups. The effort was launched [...]

31 01, 2019

University of Illinois incubator promotes startups 

By |2019-01-31T10:07:29+00:00January 31st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Illinois|0 Comments

Established in 2003, EnterpriseWorks is an incubator facility based at Research Park. No other facility in Illinois has received as much federal funding, in the form of Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology Transfer Research grants, as this University-owned technology startup haven. Unlike most other incubators, Laura Frerichs, director of Research Park, said [...]

31 01, 2019

UConn, Innovate Stamford Collaboration Bolsters Innovation Ecosystem

By |2019-01-31T10:05:09+00:00January 31st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Connecticut|0 Comments

A new partnership between the University of Connecticut and Innovate Stamford aims to provide a platform of new programs that will strengthen the city’s position as a leader in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. This partnership bolsters Stamford’s ability to compete in the global landscape for talent.— Glendowlyn Thames The first of these programs will be [...]

31 01, 2019

Bringing life-saving innovations to market | UDaily

By |2019-01-31T10:04:00+00:00January 31st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Delaware|0 Comments

The University of Delaware has joined a network of institutions in the Northeast aimed at helping people live longer, healthier lives. DRIVEN, a new accelerator hub for medical entrepreneurship funded by $3.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), aims to help people live longer, healthier lives by increasing the number of quality medical [...]

24 01, 2019

ISU Startup Factory announces twelve new teams for its sixth cohort 

By |2019-01-24T10:09:49+00:00January 24th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Iowa, Startup Fund|0 Comments

The ISU Startup Factory has announced its sixth cohort of entrepreneurs entering the Iowa State-based program. Twelve teams joined the program, starting with an evening kick-off reception held Thursday evening at the ISU Alumni Center, followed by a full day of programming Friday at the Startup Factory’s space at the Iowa State University Research Park. Startups accepted into [...]

24 01, 2019

Bandwagon Selected for Inaugural Columbia University, IBM Blockchain Accelerator Program

By |2019-01-24T10:06:32+00:00January 24th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Corporate|0 Comments

Bandwagon has been selected to participate in the inaugural IBM Blockchain Accelerator program as one of 10 participating companies in the cohort. Addressing a multi-billion dollar fraud and untracked reselling problem, Bandwagon leverages the power of blockchain technology (built on the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric) to help event organizers and venues confirm the validity of their digital [...]

17 01, 2019

New Mayo Clinic-ASU MedTech Accelerator opens applications

By |2019-01-17T09:35:30+00:00January 17th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Hospitals|0 Comments

The Mayo Clinic-ASU MedTech Accelerator, a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University that is designed specifically for medical device and health care technology companies, is now accepting applications. The program, leveraging the resources and venture expertise of two innovative institutions, is designed for companies looking to take their business to the next level. Participants can expect to walk away [...]

14 01, 2019

Eastern Perspectives: How can an Accelerator program help a Startup?

By |2019-01-14T09:14:17+00:00January 14th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator|0 Comments

Will a startup really benefit from an Accelerator Program? This is a million-dollar question in the minds of several Founders and for good reasons! StartUp Accelerators or Seed Accelerators as they’re also called, are programs which encompass seed investments in startups for fixed terms along with mentorship, connections, educational and skill based programs and usually [...]