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510, 2018

NCSU Chancellor’s Innovation Fund gives university opportunity for flourishing research

With upcoming application submissions for the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF), NC State staff members have the opportunity to apply and receive research grants of up to $75,000 to support their short-term, commercially focused research projects. CIF program manager and New Ventures Associate, Amy Parker, discussed how CIF came about, saying [...]

2509, 2018

WVU board OK’s $1.8 M for Startup Engine business program

The WVU Board of Governors approved spending $1.8 million to lease and renovate space to house the College of Business and Economics Startup Engine. Startup Engine will be a business startup accelerator program. The renovated retail space in the University Place student housing complex will hold space for business incubation, [...]

2509, 2018

U Wyoming’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Announces Finalists

The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC), a business development program of the University of Wyoming with business incubators in Laramie, Casper, and Sheridan is continuing to build upon the successes of their Casper Start-Up Challenge with a third year of the competition and another $50,000 fund to seed Casper. “Every [...]

2509, 2018

Penn State’s Lab Bench to Commercialization 2018–19 grant recipients announced 

With support from Invent Penn State, the Penn State Research Foundation, and the University's Fund for Innovation, the competitive Lab Bench to Commercialization (LB2C) program provides funding for researchers in the Eberly College of Science — enabling them to enhance the commercial potential of ongoing research and prepare them [...]

2009, 2018

SMPL Receives $100,000 Investment from University of Michigan’s Zell Founders Fund

The Zell Founders Fund, a student-led venture fund in the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan, announced today that it has made a $100,000investment in organic snack brand, SMPL. Today, SMPL also launches its new brand, introducing a line of organic superfood bites developed for the modern lifestyle consumer. The [...]

2009, 2018

U Missouri System launches accelerator program to foster, fund student business ideas 

Student entrepreneurs in the University of Missouri System could earn up to $30,000 in prize money thanks to a new systemwide initiative known as the Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator. The program, which UM System President Mun Choi announced Friday in his State of the University Address from Columbia, involves the University of Missouri–St. Louis and [...]

2009, 2018

University of Glasgow startup attracts seed funding

A startup founded by a University of Glasgow graduate which enables businesses to gain insight from customer support conversation data has secured £115,000 in seed funding. Prodsight, set up by Tadas Labudis, will use the cash injection to hire key staff over the next 12 months to improve its product and grow the customer base. [...]

1809, 2018

Israel-Colorado Innovation Fund invests in startup

The Israel-Colorado Innovation Fund has made an investment in the Israeli startup Kando. Kando monitors wastewater in real-time through a cloud-based software solution that tracks and monitors key wastewater quality parameters, making it ideal for wastewater utilities to gain insight into their system dynamics. While owning a building seems like [...]

1809, 2018

UM System launches accelerator program to foster, fund student business ideas 

Student entrepreneurs in the University of Missouri System could earn up to $30,000 in prize money thanks to a new systemwide initiative known as the Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator. The program, which UM System President Mun Choi announced Friday in his State of the University Address from Columbia, involves the University of Missouri–St. Louis and [...]

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