///Student Funds
7 02, 2019

How students are founding, funding and joining startups | TechCrunch

By |2019-02-07T10:34:18+00:00February 7th, 2019|Student Funds|0 Comments

oung founders who want to start companies while still in school have an increasing number of resources to tap into that exist just for them. Students that want to learn how to build companies can apply to an increasing number of fast-track programs that allow them to gain valuable early stage operating experience. The energy [...]

14 01, 2019

Escape Room + Travel, Yes! Student business accelerator launches ‘real-world escape room’ for travelers

By |2019-01-14T09:18:27+00:00January 14th, 2019|Michigan, Student Funds|0 Comments

Western Michigan University launched the Starting Gate, a student business accelerator, in 2013, when the school began to seriously address how to support the transfer of technology from university labs to the marketplace and help commercialize the aspirations of other would-be entrepreneurs on campus. Since then, it has helped launch 80 companies, held more than [...]

2 01, 2019

Student-Run Venture Capital Fund Launches in Israel 

By |2019-01-02T07:56:41+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Israel, Student Funds|0 Comments

The Center for Entrepreneurship at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is launching $1m student-run venture capital fund. Cactus Capital will invest in student, recent graduate and academic entrepreneurial initiatives. The fund will offer three tracks: – Ignite: Up to $5,000 for technological startups in the ideation stage – Validate: Up to $20,000 for technology startups [...]

20 12, 2018

Five student ventures progress to compete for $100,000 prize in 2019 ASU Innovation Open | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact

By |2018-12-20T09:58:21+00:00December 20th, 2018|Arizona, Competition, Student Funds|0 Comments

Last Friday, five student-led teams each won $5,000 and moved one step closer to potentially earning the $100,000 grand prize to fund their startups in the ASU Innovation Open pitch competition. Excitement and expectation reverberated throughout the presentation room at ASU’s SkySong campus as the early-stage entrepreneurs representing the top 15 ventures presented five-minute pitches [...]

6 12, 2018

Johns Hopkins alum’s fund gives 4 undergrad ventures resources to grow

By |2018-12-06T08:59:26+00:00December 6th, 2018|Student Funds|0 Comments

Four ventures led by Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students will receive $10,000 and mentorship as the newest selected members of an alumnus-sponsored entrepreneurship fund. The O'Connor fund was founded five years ago by Ralph O’Connor, a Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences alumnus, and his wife, Becky. It provides each member of an annual cohort with a non-dilutive grant [...]

6 12, 2018

Student Group, LTF Ventures, Looking for Ideas to Fund

By |2018-12-06T08:58:12+00:00December 6th, 2018|Student Funds, Venture Capital|0 Comments

Student organization Learning to Fly Ventures (LTF) aims to expand the entrepreneurship community on campus through funding undergraduate startups. Founded in 2017, the group has recently restructured; board members now actively look for ideas to fund instead of merely relying on applications from interested entrepreneurs, as LTF did in the past. Third-year LTF board member Agnay Mohindra [...]

6 12, 2018

Harvard Business School’s Rock Center for Entrepreneurship Announces Rock Venture Capital Partners 

By |2018-12-06T08:43:19+00:00December 6th, 2018|Massachusetts, Student Funds|0 Comments

MBA students at Harvard Business School (HBS) who are interested in entrepreneurship and looking to start new ventures are able to seek guidance and access expertise from various resources on the HBS campus, including more than 30 faculty experts in the field, 21 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, and this year’s Venture Capital Partners, all based at the School’s Arthur Rock Center [...]

6 12, 2018

How the New Venture Challenge Is Helping Cement Chicago’s Reputation as the Next Great Startup Hub 

By |2018-12-06T08:42:14+00:00December 6th, 2018|Competition, Illinois, Student Funds|0 Comments

At first glance, Tovala’s Chicago headquarters looks like an ordinary apartment. But upon opening the front door to the office space, located in the city’s River West neighborhood, visitors are greeted with an open space filled with boxes, home goods and employees buzzing like worker bees. Some cooked in the test kitchen. Others sat at their [...]

12 11, 2018

New seed fund at OU to encourage student entrepreneurs

By |2018-11-12T10:20:14+00:00November 12th, 2018|Ohio, Student Funds|0 Comments

Ohio University’s Center for Entrepreneurship, a partnership between the College of Business and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, will launch the Bobcat Seed Fund this month to provide grants up to $3,000 to support promising ideas and ventures proposed by Ohio University student entrepreneurs, according to a news release. This program is [...]

12 11, 2018

Students compete for funding in Rowan University’s Idea Challenge

By |2018-11-12T10:19:42+00:00November 12th, 2018|Student Funds|0 Comments

A dozen Rowan University students/teams will present business ideas to an audience of Rowan stakeholders and potential investors on Friday, Nov. 16, from noon to 3 p.m., in the Student Center Enyon Ballroom, for a chance to win equity-investments during Rowan’s third annual Idea Challenge. Hosted by the Rowan Innovation Venture Fund, the Idea Challenge will [...]