The government-backed New Zealand Venture Investment Fund says it’s still too early to judge the performance of the Seed Co-Investment Fund, which backs early-stage firms alongside angel investors. […]
Washington State University researchers can get in-house money to move their innovations from the lab to the marketplace through a new commercialization gap-funding (CGF) program. […]
DesignMedix, Inc., a biotech startup with ties to Portland State University, has closed a second round of angel funding from investors in the Northwest. Investors include Portland Seed Fund, as well as members of Bellingham Angels, Oregon Angel Fund, Seraph Angel Network, Willamette Angel Conference, Keiretsu Angel Forum and Tacoma Angel Network. […]
Leading Edge Ventures I, L.P., announced today the formation of an early stage venture fund. Headquartered in Newark, Delaware, the Fund will make investments in promising early stage companies in Delaware and the Mid- Atlantic region. It will also maintain an office in Bethlehem, PA. Leading Edge Ventures will target companies that provide productivity benefits to businesses and consumers in the areas of information technology, healthcare, and other high growth markets. […]
University of Chicago physicians Mark Ratain and Peter O’Donnell created the Genomic Prescribing System based on a simple hypothesis—that patients and healthcare providers would be eager to incorporate genetic information into decisions about prescribing medical treatments if they had the tools to do so. So, they set out to develop a new model for personalized care that provides physicians with an accessible resource. […]
Iceni Seedcorn Fund joined Midven’s Rainbow Seed Fund in the investment in Spectral Edge.
The company was founded in 2012 as a spin-out from the University of East Anglia to exploit novel image fusion technology developed by Professor Finlayson’s ‘Colour Lab’. […]
Pizza and entertainment entrepreneurs Michael and Marian Ilitch donated $8.5 million to the Department of Surgery at the School of Medicine at Wayne State University to create the Ilitch Chair for Surgical Innovation. The money will establish an unrestricted fund to support research and development in surgical technologies. […]