24 01, 2019

Materials Spin-out Formed Around Collaborative Research 

By |2019-01-24T09:19:41+00:00January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A joint venture spin-out that will take forward a new class of materials invented by researchers at both institutions has been announced by the University of Liverpool and Queens University Belfast. Porous Liquids Technologies Ltd has been founded on research carried out since 2015 when the first example of porous liquids were discovered by Professor [...]

24 01, 2019

Ohio Innovation Fund Adds Cybersecurity Start-up to its Portfolio of High-Growth Ohio Companies

By |2019-01-24T09:10:25+00:00January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ohio Innovation Fund (OIF) is pleased to announce the launch of DAtAnchor. Founded by NSF-award winning MIT Ph.D. and The Ohio State University professor Emre Koksal, DAtAnchor’s proprietary cybersecurity solution embeds crypto-security into the data, and tracks and controls who has access to data based on multiple context factors such as person, location, type of data, [...]

24 01, 2019

LIBs…One Interesting Way to Finance Tech Startups Outside of Superstar Cities | HBR

By |2019-01-24T08:31:37+00:00January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is anyone really surprised by Amazon’s announcement that it will build its new headquarters in two large, affluent East Coast metropolitan areas? Amazon’s decision is yet another data point in the increasing concentration of wealth in big multinational companies and large urban centers. Meanwhile, in smaller cities and middle-income regions across the globe, even the best ideas and most promising [...]

22 01, 2019

Heartland tech startups need to hire more efficiently to compete with coastal companies

By |2019-01-22T09:18:19+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

All tech companies in the United States will face a near constant need for software developers over the next decade. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 24 percent growth in the industry by 2026, which is an even faster ascent than other tech-related career fields. But the traditional employment pipeline in Middle America — places like St. [...]

16 01, 2019

Four ways to bridge the widening valley of death for startups | TechCrunch

By |2019-01-16T09:18:21+00:00January 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Many founders believe in the myth that the first steps of starting a business are the hardest: Attracting the first investment, the first hires, proving the technology, launching the first product and landing the first customer. Although those critical first steps are difficult, they are certainly not the most difficult on the arduous path of building [...]

3 01, 2019

MassChallenge Looks To Accelerate Tech Innovation In Finance Industry

By |2019-01-03T05:50:08+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boston's major finance companies are teaming up with startups to develop innovative technology for the industry through a new program created by the tech accelerator MassChallenge. Twenty-one startups — including 11 from the Boston area — will participate in the financial technology program called MassChallenge FinTech. The startups will focus on industry issues ranging from automating the lending [...]

2 01, 2019

Catalyzing economic growth in the Heartland starts with research universities

By |2019-01-02T08:04:14+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ow can the American Heartland raise the quality of its economic growth for its region and the nation? This was a core issue raised by the recent State of the Heartland: Factbook 2018 report, and the question continues to be raised in many articles. No doubt it’s a tough question, but one promising strategy is clear, compelling, and ready [...]

6 12, 2018

UA-focused venture fund invests in advanced antenna maker

By |2018-12-06T09:01:41+00:00December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A venture-capital fund focused on University of Arizona technology has invested in Freefall Aerospace, a UA spinoff that has developed a new, steerable antenna for satellite and ground-based communications. UA Venture Capital said it has acquired 20 percent in its fifth venture investment. The fund doesn’t disclose the value of individual investments, but says its [...]

6 12, 2018

Purdue Research Foundation raises $10.2 million for Back a Boiler Income Share Agreement Fund II – News – Purdue University

By |2018-12-06T08:59:59+00:00December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Purdue Research Foundation has raised $10.2 million to fund its Back a Boiler income share agreement program that provides an alternative for Purdue University students to Federal Parent PLUS and private student loans. David Cooper, Purdue Research Foundation’s chief investment officer, said Fund II was closed in late October with a total of 11 [...]

30 11, 2018

Science tech + venture funding + government funds, a critical part of of innovation 

By |2018-11-30T09:43:55+00:00November 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

People advocating greater government involvement in directing university research programs should be careful what they wish for, according to CSIRO chief executive officer Larry Marshall, who warns this may be a sure-fire way to stifle creativity. Dr Marshall, who has presided over a drive to improve the commercial returns to the national science agency of its [...]