Home 2018-05-09T18:17:28+00:00

Gap Funding Community

Sign Up for Newsletter
Submit Your News


1206, 2018

After hiatus, Sony is back in the corporate venture capital game

Launched in 2016, the Innovation Fund targets early stage companies in robotics, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, video, music, entertainment and other technologies. It has invested in around 25 companies in the U.S., Japan and Europe so far. The average investment is a few million in each company. “We are focused [...]

1106, 2018

University of Utah Doctor, Students Raise $975,000 for Intubation Technology 

While treating people in Africa, University of Utah anesthesiologist Sean Runnels invented a suite of intubation tools for placing breathing tubes during medical procedures. Now, he is moving rapidly toward selling the products. With help from students at the U’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the Center for Technology & Venture [...]

1106, 2018

Accelerating Berkeley startups at SkyDeck | TechCrunch

True to its name, SkyDeck has one of the best views in all of Berkeley. You can UC Berkeley on one side and a wide swath of the bay on the other, with San Francisco just barely peeking through the fog. If nothing else, the accelerator’s killer piece of real estate feels [...]

1106, 2018

POC Work on Blood-Cleaning NanoRobots Conjurs Memories of Body Wars

An unprecedented breakthrough has been made in the area of biotechnology. This doesn't come as a surprise, as we have been experiencing rapid development in the application of technology to biological processes in the recent years. A research team led by two professors (Joseph Wang and Liangfang Zhang) from the Department of [...]

Who We Serve

  • Research Universities, Hospitals, and Institutions

  • Accelerators and Incubators

  • Government Economic Development and Innovation Agencies

  • Angel Investors and Venture Capital

  • Corporate Innovation and Venture Groups

What We Support

  • Proof of Concept (POC) Gap Fund Programs

  • Startup and Venture Gap Funds

  • Translational Research Gap Fund Programs

  • Government-supported Innovation Initiatives and Funds

  • Angel Investors and Angel Networks

  • Corporate and Venture Capital

  • Student Venture Funds and Crowdfunding