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20 08, 2019

Benchmark Success To Boost Your Business Innovation

By |2019-08-20T09:12:39+00:00August 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

To innovate, you have to separate what's possible from the impossible. And a good way to determine what's in the realm of possibility is to explore what other innovators are up to and to benchmark success. By benchmarking against innovative leaders, you get a sense of how and where to direct your creative energies. Identifying best practices [...]

14 08, 2019

Nexford University launches $200k startup funding for its graduates 

By |2019-08-14T13:02:53+00:00August 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today Nexford University has announced its 'Entrepreneurship Scholarship' and $200,000 startup funding, with a mission to empower next-generation leaders across the world. "The world needs more doers," said Fadl Al Tarzi, Nexford's CEO. "We thought about what we can do to help them. If you're a doer, you won't let anything stop you, be it your physical [...]

14 08, 2019

How University Innovations And Industry Can Forge A Better Future Together-Forbes

By |2019-08-14T12:59:41+00:00August 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Source from Forbes: How University Innovations And Industry Can Forge A Better Future Together With record-breaking amounts of money in tech investments streaming around the globe, you would think that investors are funding nearly every innovation possible. Yet investment dollars often overlook one of the greatest of all innovation incubators: the university system.  The same environment that gave [...]

8 08, 2019

HealthTech Arkansas names six startups for second cohort 

By |2019-08-08T09:36:08+00:00August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HealthTech Arkansas named six startup companies for its second cohort on Tuesday (Aug. 6). HealthTech is an accelerator program for healthcare technology startup firms that will collaborate with nine healthcare providers in Arkansas. They include: Arkansas Heart Hospital, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Arkansas Urology, Baptist Health, CHI St. Vincent, Conway Regional, Mercy, University of Arkansas for [...]

8 08, 2019

New $100,000 startup fund announced at entrepreneur showcase event

By |2019-08-08T09:32:12+00:00August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The John F. Wood Centre for Business and Student Enterprise (Wood Centre) announced new funding for entrepreneurs during their Startup Showcase event on July 31st. The newly created Oilseed Innovation Partners Entrepreneurship Fund is available to U of G startups enrolled in the Centre’s Hub Incubator program who have a business idea associated with the [...]

8 08, 2019

You can build a healthier startup without VC money

By |2019-08-08T09:31:40+00:00August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Venture capital spending reached an all-time high in 2018, at roughly $131 billion across nearly 9,000 deals. For a founder in this environment, it’s hard to imagine not going the VC route. But VC funding doesn’t guarantee you success, and it isn’t right for everyone. Consider, for example, that one-fifth of startup founders are outright replaced after accepting VC funding, and 60% are no longer leading their company [...]

31 07, 2019

How To Allocate Your Funds As A Bootstrapped Startup Founder | Forbes

By |2019-07-31T09:53:36+00:00July 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Investing resources is required to start and grow a startup. Luckily, money is not the only resource we own. Your time, skills and knowledge are invaluable resources that make an even stronger impact on the success of a business. After all, financial capital is created by investing human capital. Make these three investment decisions for [...]

25 07, 2019

Startup Investment to Keep Soaring After Record Year – WSJ

By |2019-07-25T09:02:09+00:00July 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Investment in closely held technology companies is set to keep rising after hitting a record last year, as more funds that have traditionally invested in public markets chase the lofty returns being generated by startups, according to a new report. A survey of 95 institutional and public equities investors by data firm PitchBook showed that [...]

25 07, 2019

CIE Launches a Proven Program to Propel Startup Success by Diane Durance

By |2019-07-25T08:58:02+00:00July 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) has unveiled a new mentor program designed to accelerate the success of local entrepreneurs. The program started nine months ago with a behind-the-scenes effort to recruit mentors, develop processes and operating guidelines, and test the service with four early stage ventures. The CIE program was inspired by [...]

27 06, 2019

Innovation Economy Panel: More Hubs, More Funding Equal More Success

By |2019-06-27T09:33:32+00:00June 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Jersey needs centers of innovation, technology and venture capitalism to compete with other states, panelists at the Venture Funding in the New Jersey Economy event said recently at the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. The event was sponsored by the New Brunswick Development Corp., better known as Devco, which currently is developing The Hub in [...]