North Dakota

31 10, 2019

NDSU students seeking investors for venture capital fund Pathway Ventures

By |2019-10-31T06:42:57+00:00October 31st, 2019|North Dakota, Student Funds|0 Comments

FARGO - Three North Dakota State University students are seeking to create a $1 million venture capital fund. The founders of Pathway Ventures made their initial public appeal for investors on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the 1 Million Cups Fargo event at The Stage at Island Park. The student-run venture capital group aims to help [...]

3 11, 2016

Dakota Venture Group celebrates 10 years

By |2016-11-03T09:09:30+00:00November 3rd, 2016|North Dakota, Student Funds|0 Comments

UND's student group, the Dakota Venture Group recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. The group, which was first established in 2006 as a student-controlled educational investment opportunity, currently manages more than $1.8 million, according to a news release. "Over the years, the Dakota Venture Group has shown what UND students are capable of learning and accomplishing," [...]

8 04, 2016

Dakota Students : Investing in the future

By |2016-04-08T09:30:09+00:00April 8th, 2016|North Dakota, Student Funds|0 Comments

The Dakota Venture Group is a student-run venture capital investment fund based out of UND’s Center for Innovation. DVG invests in high-growth companies started by entrepreneurs. What makes DVG unique is that, unlike other “student-run” funds, every decision is made by students. In other groups, students do the legwork and present their findings to a [...]

1 12, 2015

University of North Dakota Venture Group: Allowing students to completely run their own, real venture capital investment fund

By |2015-12-01T15:26:38+00:00December 1st, 2015|North Dakota|0 Comments

At the University of North Dakota, students are completely running their own venture capital fund through the Dakota Venture Group (DVG) program. It’s the only one of its kind currently in the U.S. where students get direct experiential learning in the field of venture capital and angel investing without having to report to an advisory [...]

11 11, 2014

North Dakota investor Dakota Venture Group backs marketing-tech startup Buzz360

By |2017-07-15T00:53:59+00:00November 11th, 2014|New Investments/Awards, North Dakota, Student Funds|0 Comments

Eagan startup Buzz360 has closed on $385,000 in financing with backing from North Dakota investors, including a student-run venture fund. The marketing-technology company will put the capital toward ramping up sales and marketing of its software. Dakota Venture Group, a Grand Forks-based fund run by University of North Dakota students, led the equity component of [...]

24 03, 2014

North Dakota state-based Venture Grants support $1.3 million in promising technologies and research projects

By |2014-03-24T14:53:21+00:00March 24th, 2014|North Dakota|0 Comments

The North Dakota Centers of Excellence Commission awarded funding requests for two Venture Grants, two Research ND grants and one Research ND BIO project totaling $1,277,924 at its meetings held February 21 and 28. Research ND and Research ND BIO promote the development and commercialization of products and processes through industry/university research partnerships. Research ND [...]