22 05, 2019

UD’s Horn Program finds multiple avenues to guide aspiring entrepreneurs

By |2019-05-22T09:21:28+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Delaware, Student Funds|0 Comments

Over the past seven years, the University of Delaware’s Horn Program in Entrepreneurship has seen good early results in its effort to serve as a springboard for promising start-up ventures. Contributor Larry Nagengast recently spent some looking at the program, how it works and where it’s heading. It’s only seven years since the Horn Program in [...]

20 03, 2019

Delaware Innovation Space Launches First Fund Investment Program 

By |2019-03-20T09:26:18+00:00March 20th, 2019|Delaware|0 Comments

First Fund provides early stage startups with critical funding to easily and quickly access Delaware Innovation Space’s business building expertise, core programs, scientific equipment, and extensive multi-use wet laboratories. Eligible startups can each secure up to $75,000 investment from the First Fund Program, via a convertible note, funding monthly site-license costs for residency at the [...]

31 01, 2019

Bringing life-saving innovations to market | UDaily

By |2019-01-31T10:04:00+00:00January 31st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Delaware|0 Comments

The University of Delaware has joined a network of institutions in the Northeast aimed at helping people live longer, healthier lives. DRIVEN, a new accelerator hub for medical entrepreneurship funded by $3.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), aims to help people live longer, healthier lives by increasing the number of quality medical [...]

21 12, 2017

[COA Member] University of Delaware Horn Program seeing entrepreneurial success

By |2017-12-21T15:34:17+00:00December 21st, 2017|Delaware, Student Funds|0 Comments

The University of Delaware's Horn Program in Entrepreneurship has a booklet titled "Success Stories." Inside, there are pictures and biographical information of the people and the businesses that have been nurtured in the program over its five years in existence empowering UD students to develop the mindset and skill set of an entrepreneur. Success, though, [...]

17 08, 2017

University of Delaware founder gets $474K from State to fund new cancer drug company Prelude

By |2017-08-17T13:40:30+00:00August 17th, 2017|Delaware, New Investments/Awards, State or Government|0 Comments

Delaware’s Council on Development Finance has voted a $474,491 grant to Prelude Therapeutics, the latest company founded by Dr. Krishna Vaddi, whose previous cancer drug development company, Incyte, is now one of the state’s largest public companies. Prelude, another cancer drug “discovery-based biotech company” that employs around 12 at the University of Delaware’s Star Campus [...]

22 07, 2014

Delaware Early Stage Venture Fund to Invest $50K-250K in Regional Start-ups

By |2017-07-15T01:50:03+00:00July 22nd, 2014|Delaware, Startup Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

Leading Edge Ventures I, L.P., announced today the formation of an early stage venture fund. Headquartered in Newark, Delaware, the Fund will make investments in promising early stage companies in Delaware and the Mid- Atlantic region. It will also maintain an office in Bethlehem, PA. Leading Edge Ventures will target companies that provide productivity benefits [...]

22 05, 2012

Philadelphia-based University City Science Center announces call for QED program

By |2012-05-22T07:45:48+00:00May 22nd, 2012|Accelerator/incubator, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, United States|0 Comments

The QED Program will award up to $200,000 to up to four projects. Sixteen projects will receive guidance from market insiders and business advisors who add a commercial development perspective as investigators develop research strategies aligned with private sector interests. To date, QED has committed $2.4 million in awards to a total of 12 projects, [...]