5 09, 2019

Cornell vice provost is building culture of entrepreneurship and innovation 

By |2019-09-05T10:02:27+00:00September 5th, 2019|New York|0 Comments

Emmanuel Giannelis is the Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering and has served as Cornell’s vice provost for research and vice president for technology transfer, intellectual property and research policy since July 2017. With a mission of advancing and supporting Cornell research, entrepreneurship and technology commercialization, Giannelis’ office also promotes research and innovation across Cornell’s [...]

4 01, 2019

ELabNYC Bioscience Accelerator Program Announces 2019 Cohort of Life Science Companies

By |2019-01-04T08:13:59+00:00January 4th, 2019|New York, State or Government|0 Comments

ELabNYC, the Entrepreneurship Lab NYC, an initiative of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and led by Design Technologies, today announced the 7th cohort of emerging biosciences ventures invited to participate in its competitive annual business accelerator program. Twenty high-potential companies will participate in the six-month intensive program, which includes business education to [...]

17 10, 2018

Cedars-Sinai graduates 8 startups from its Accelerator program

By |2018-10-17T08:10:08+00:00October 17th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, New York|0 Comments

Eight new healthcare technology companies are the latest to complete the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator program, which helps entrepreneurs bring innovative products to market. As part of this intensive three-month program, each vendor gets an initial investment of $120,000, as well as access to Cedars-Sinai’s clinical expertise and information infrastructure, including hardware, software and digital health technical [...]

12 10, 2018

$13M state investment revitalizes Cornell Food Venture Center 

By |2018-10-12T09:35:20+00:00October 12th, 2018|New York|0 Comments

Food entrepreneurs in New York are getting a big boost from advanced technologies and facilities now available at the Cornell Food Venture Center (CFVC). The renovated CFVC pilot plant reopened Oct. 4 at a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the enhanced capabilities of the state-of-the-art facility. The renovations were made possible through more than $13 million in [...]

8 08, 2018

New Fund for New York Startups Won’t Take VC Money

By |2018-08-08T08:11:41+00:00August 8th, 2018|New York|0 Comments

New York has a new venture-capital fund run by people who disavow the term “venture capitalist.” The Fund, as it is called, collected $3.2 million from some 75 startup founders and operators with the aim of investing in the next generation of New York entrepreneurs. No professional venture capitalists were allowed into the Fund as [...]

17 07, 2018

Ithaca-based Cayuga Venture Fund sets $100 million goal–ties to Cornell

By |2018-07-17T08:42:43+00:00July 17th, 2018|New York|0 Comments

In an effort to emphasize investing early with founders and entrepreneurs at companies across various sectors and supporting them through their life cycle, Cayuga Venture Fund is launching a new fund with a target size of $100 million. The Tompkins County-based Cayuga Venture Fund will rely on the region's highly educated population and higher education [...]

31 05, 2018

U Buffalo CTSI Awards Translational Research Project Grants 

By |2018-05-31T08:35:44+00:00May 31st, 2018|New York, Translational Research|0 Comments

Using local institutional support and an award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institutes of Health, the CTSI has funded nine projects involving researchers from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. New Technologies, Therapeutics Sought The pilot studies program provides seed money to help advance new technologies and therapeutics from the conceptual [...]

20 04, 2018

State launches $32 million innovation hub for new Buffalo Niagara startups, includes $13.5M fund

By |2018-04-20T14:33:20+00:00April 20th, 2018|New York, State or Government|0 Comments

For years, one of the big voids in the Buffalo Niagara economy has been its dearth of entrepreneurs willing to take a chance that could turn a good idea into a thriving business. Now, the state is putting up $32 million over five years to provide funding for those entrepreneurs and give them the work [...]

17 04, 2018

UB-affiliated artificial intelligence startup raises $900,000 in seed round to advance driverless boat technology 

By |2018-04-17T13:34:06+00:00April 17th, 2018|New York, State or Government|0 Comments

Buffalo Automation, an artificial intelligence (AI) startup that is developing technology for self-navigating boats, has secured $900,000 in seed funding from investors — significantly more than the $700,000 the company set out to raise early this year. The investments will enable the company to expand pilots of its innovative product — a system called AutoMate that [...]