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1 08, 2019

UWM entrepreneurship center receives $1 million from Bud and Sue Selig

By |2019-08-01T10:21:03+00:00August 1st, 2019|Foundation-support, Gap support programs, Wisconsin|0 Comments

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announced a $1 million gift Wednesday from former Milwaukee Brewers owner Bud Selig and his wife, Sue, the latest of several high-profile investments by big names in UWM and the UW System. Selig, who is the commissioner emeritus of Major League Baseball, is credited with bringing MLB back to Milwaukee in 1970 when he [...]

17 04, 2019

ASU launches new accelerator 

By |2019-04-17T17:06:05+00:00April 17th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Arizona, Gap support programs|0 Comments

Arizona State University and SparkLabs Group, a network of accelerators and venture capital funds, has launched a new startup accelerator program for students and alumni. SparkLabs Frontier-ASU will provide training, mentors and investment funding for participants in the university's schools and programs, including the engineering, business and global management schools. “SparkLabs Frontier-ASU's mission is to identify, [...]

17 04, 2019

UT Health San Antonio Plans New Accelerator for Faculty Research

By |2019-04-17T16:59:29+00:00April 17th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Gap support programs, Texas|0 Comments

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is starting an internal accelerator program for inventors who work at the institution, with the goal of picking a first group of five to eight prospective entrepreneurs around May. The accelerator, which UT Health is calling TechNovum, will run its first program from June through [...]

20 03, 2019

Harvard OTD launches Experts-in-Residence program

By |2019-03-20T09:37:10+00:00March 20th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Gap support programs, Massachusetts|0 Comments

Harvard’s Office of Technology Development (OTD) has launched an Experts-in-Residence (XIR) program, creating a powerful new resource for Harvard faculty and researchers to accelerate startup formation and support the commercialization of University innovations. Initially, 28 XIRs have volunteered for the program. The XIRs include partners at venture capital firms, scientific entrepreneurs, R&D executives, and other respected experts on company [...]

12 11, 2018

Maryland launches training program to attract Israeli health startups 

By |2018-11-12T10:59:24+00:00November 12th, 2018|Gap support programs, Israel, Maryland|0 Comments

Maryland has launched a new pilot training program designed to help Israeli health startups expand their companies to the state. MarketReach America will bring 15 to 20 companies in the medical device and digital health sectors from Israel to Maryland for two weeks of training in May of next year. They will learn about breaking [...]

12 11, 2018

PPL Foundation supports Penn State Schuylkill’s LionLaunch innovation hub

By |2018-11-12T10:10:23+00:00November 12th, 2018|Gap support programs, Pennsylvania|0 Comments

The PPL Foundation has selected Penn State Schuylkill’s LionLaunch program, part of President Eric J. Barron’s Commonwealth-wide Invent Penn State entrepreneurship initiative, for funding. The sustaining grant proposal submitted by campus personnel was awarded funding in the amount of $2,500. Established in May 2016, LionLaunch is a community-based entrepreneurship program that provides funding and mentorship [...]

12 11, 2018

Tulane launches program to connect student startups with mentors 

By |2018-11-12T10:07:58+00:00November 12th, 2018|Gap support programs, Louisiana|0 Comments

Tulane University has started a new program that brings investors, entrepreneurs and executives in to coach students on how to create successful businesses. The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s 12 Innovators-in-Residence program teams 12 successful mentors with student startups to give them feedback on their ventures. They include Timothy Bovard of Search Fund [...]

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+00:00June 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.

17 04, 2018

ASU announces new network to connect startups with potential investors 

By |2018-04-17T13:35:46+00:00April 17th, 2018|Arizona, Gap support programs|0 Comments

President Michael Crow unveiled a new plan to connect entrepreneurs at ASU with investment funding through the Thunderbird School of Global Management. This system, which is expected to get off the ground in the fall of this year, will be called the ASU Thunderbird Investor Network and is an extension of a previous Thunderbird network that was [...]