16 10, 2019

Biomedical startups seek funding at Lundquist Institute’s 6th annual Innovation Showcase 

By |2019-10-16T13:38:14+00:00October 16th, 2019|California, Hospitals|0 Comments

A gene therapy that relieves pain; a device to diagnose ear infections in children; a virtual reality microscope that allows doctors to see 95% more of a cancer cell. These are just some of the state-of-the-art medical advances, currently under development, that were featured by 24 startup companies this week at the sixth annual Innovation Showcase, [...]

9 10, 2019

UC Berkeley SkyDeck and Amazon Alexa Fund and Alexa Fellowship Announce Program to Foster New Innovations in Voice Technology

By |2019-10-09T09:46:28+00:00October 9th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

Berkeley SkyDeck and the Alexa Fund will work together with early-stage startups, mentoring them as they build and develop next-level ideas in voice technology. SkyDeck will actively seek and encourage startups focused on voice technology to apply for their Spring 2020 Cohort. "We are thrilled about this opportunity to work with Amazon and the Alexa [...]

18 09, 2019

New incubator to fuel life science innovation in Stanford Research Park

By |2019-09-18T10:57:13+00:00September 18th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

To bolster the long-term vision of a thriving bioscience community near its campus, Stanford University is working to shape part of Stanford Research Park into a leading life science district focused on fast-growing sectors such as bioengineering, gene therapies, diagnostics, medical technology and devices, surgical robotics and digital health. As a key component of this [...]

9 09, 2019

UCLA launches federally funded innovation hub for medical tech, digital health

By |2019-09-09T13:08:46+00:00September 9th, 2019|California, State or Government|0 Comments

UCLA has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to create a regional hub for the development of medical technology and digital health tools. The launch of the UCLA Biodesign Hub for Medical Technology and Digital Health Innovation is the first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary effort to harness the clinical strengths of [...]

18 06, 2019

Startups, UCSD Team Up on Tech-Heavy Hub

By |2019-06-18T10:11:58+00:00June 18th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

UC San Diego has struck a partnership with local startup group EvoNexus, hoping to funnel more of its students and alumni into Evo’s new incubator for startups working on financial technology, or “fintech.” EvoNexus, one of San Diego’s most popular and most competitive startup incubators, announced in April that it was expanding to form a separate [...]

17 06, 2019

Berkeley’s renegade history fuels its rise to the top in startup competition 

By |2019-06-17T09:09:16+00:00June 17th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California, Student Funds|0 Comments

UC Berkeley is renowned for its history of rebellion, upsetting the status quo and stretching the limits of the way things ought to be. That reputation, when viewed from the outside, has often been seen as negative. But a new ranking listing Berkeley as the No. 1 public school in the world for funded founders [...]

29 05, 2019

CalPoly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship announces seven new start-ups for Summer Accelerator 

By |2019-05-29T11:59:32+00:00May 29th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California, Student Funds|0 Comments

Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) introduced the newest students accepted into their 13-week Summer Accelerator program in the HotHouse at its annual Spring Entrepreneurship Forum Tuesday, May 14. Students pitched business ideas ranging from medicinal makeup to a transportable water filter for travelers. Seven potential businesses — Armadillo Designs, Tulum Cosmetics, Ethic Marketplace, Ropegun, [...]

9 05, 2019

New Startup Accelerator Plans To Bring Tech Boom To Long Beach

By |2019-05-09T08:51:30+00:00May 9th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

From Silicon Valley in the Bay Area to Silicon Beach in West Los Angeles, the California coast is famous for its startup culture. A new public-private taskforce in Long Beach is now hoping to extend the startup axis further to the south. The City of Long Beach, in partnership with the Institute for Innovation and [...]

31 01, 2019

UC Berkeley Launches Accelerator to Support Blockchain Startups

By |2019-01-31T10:09:50+00:00January 31st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

The University of California, Berkeley has just announced the formation of a new blockchain-focused accelerator, the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator. The new accelerator will help entrepreneurs pursue ventures in the blockchain space, tap into the vast resources of UC Berkeley and Silicon Valley, and receive expert industry guidance to create high-value blockchain startups. The effort was launched [...]

28 01, 2019

Chevron gifts $450,000 to Fresno State programs 

By |2019-01-28T09:49:58+00:00January 28th, 2019|California, Corporate, Foundation-support|0 Comments

Fresno State officials announced a $450,000 gift from Chevron to benefit innovation programs at the university. The gift benefits key initiatives in several areas across campus to advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs. “It is very exciting to see how our contribution will be implemented and will make a direct impact not only [...]