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3 10, 2019

How Wake Forest’s Center for Entrepreneurship is teaching students to successfully start companies — and in some cases, change the world 

By |2019-10-03T09:32:19+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Gap support programs, Startup Fund|0 Comments

Dell, Microsoft, Reddit, Facebook, Google.What do they all have in common? Aside from being among the country’s most successful companies, they’re all ventures that were started by college students — often out of dorm rooms with little-to-no money. What their founders lacked in capital they made up for in ingenuity and determination. They refused to [...]

2 10, 2019

UVA Licensing & Ventures Group Launches Entrepreneurs, Experts, and Executives in Residence Program to Guide Future UVA New Ventures

By |2019-10-02T09:29:48+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Gap support programs, Virginia|0 Comments

The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group (LVG) is launching a revitalized "EIR" program to accelerate startup formation with successful entrepreneurs, experts, and executives in residence. With support from the UVA Office of Economic Development, Albemarle County Economic Development, the City of Charlottesville Office of Economic Development (OED), and community partner CvilleBioHub, the EIRs will [...]

27 09, 2019

University’s Breakthrough-Lab supports student ventures

By |2019-09-27T09:43:23+00:00September 27th, 2019|Gap support programs|0 Comments

For eight weeks over the summer, student entrepreneurs gathered in the workspaces and lecture halls of the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center For Entrepreneurship to work on venture projects through the Breakthrough-Lab program. B-Lab — a summer program that supports students’ entrepreneurial projects — will close out its fifth annual cycle with a student showcase [...]

27 09, 2019

University of California and Blackstone to expand LaunchPad 

By |2019-09-27T09:42:37+00:00September 27th, 2019|Gap support programs, Student Funds|0 Comments

The University of California is expanding an entrepreneurial guidance program to almost all of its campuses through a $5 million corporate partnership. The Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s LaunchPad program, which brings startup incubator Techstars’ global network of business mentors to students, will soon be available at all universities in the system except UC Santa Barbara. Victoria Slivkoff, [...]

19 09, 2019

MapQuest Founder Helps Arizona Startups Chart Routes to Success | Tech Launch Arizona

By |2019-09-19T12:38:46+00:00September 19th, 2019|Gap support programs|0 Comments

In August 2019, Tech Launch Arizona, the office of the University of Arizona that commercializes the university’s inventions, welcomed a new and accomplished member to its team. Barry J. Glick, who got his Ph.D. at the State University of New York at Buffalo in geography, founded a software startup company in 1988 to apply locational [...]

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 [...]