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802, 2018

Rochester ED $5 million fund supports start-up companies 

For the past five years, the Rochester Economic Development Fund has been striving to create new local jobs by financing business start-ups, like GoRout and Vyraid. The fund, financed with $5 million of local-option sales-tax dollars, has doled out more than $2.5 million in loans, investments and grants to 15 [...]

802, 2018

NextStep Robotics gets investment from U Maryland Momentum Fund 

NextStep Robotics, a startup which makes a device to treat foot drop, closed on $750,000 in new funding, said CEO Brad Hennessie. The Baltimore-based company is the second to receive investment from the Maryland Momentum Fund, which was created by the  University System of Maryland to back startups based on technology developed at [...]

102, 2018

Techcelerator start-up programme opens doors in Romania

A new acceleration programme that is addressed to Romanian technology startups was launched in the capital Bucharest and the city of Cluj-Napoca. Techcelerator will give funds for the development of companies in the pre-acceleration phase through an exclusive partnership with GapMinder, a venture capital fund recently launched in Romania. The [...]

2601, 2018

Princeton’s IP Accelerator Fund supports six innovations with potential for societal impact

Six research-stage technologies with promise to benefit society as future products or services have been selected to receive funding through Princeton University’s Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund. The selected technologies range from ones aimed at treating human disease to ones that improve our access to information, cool buildings using less energy, and [...]

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