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University of New Hampshire Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) i2 Passport Program Awards a Total of $19,500 to Six Students to Pay Down Student Debt

By | May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

DURHAM, NH – The University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) announced today the awarding of $19,500 to six UNH students as part of the i2 Passport Program (Ideas and Innovation Passport Program), funded by a portion of the $50,000 gift from Mr. Harry Patten, ’58.

“With this gift from Mr. […]

New $40M Venture Capital Catalyst Fund Will Be Critical to Start-Up Growth in New Mexico

By | May 25th, 2017|New Mexico|

New Mexico is still mired in muck from the recession, but better times may be coming for local entrepreneurs looking to start new businesses.

About $40 million in new venture capital could soon be flowing into startups across the state now that the State Investment Council’s new Catalyst Fund has begun doling out money for […]

Osage Venture Partners Closes $90M Fund

By | May 25th, 2017|Venture Capital|

Osage Venture Partners (OVP), today announced the closing of Osage Venture Partners IV, a $90 million fund focused on investing in early-stage, business-to-business (B2B) software companies on the East Coast. OVP IV represents the latest fund executing on OVP’s decade-long strategy of backing exceptional East Coast entrepreneurs building leading B2B software companies that target large […]

The University of New Hampshire Establishes an Innovation Fund

By | May 25th, 2017|New Hampshire|

Innovation is the need of the hour. This one statement holds a significant weight in the business world. The increasing competition in the business world and rising number of entrepreneurs have made business owners more inclined to incorporate innovation.

The markets have become saturated with similar products and services. However, a single differentiation factor, regardless of […]

Louisiana Tech TOP DOG New Venture Championship winners announced

By | May 22nd, 2017|Competition, Louisiana, New Investments/Awards|

A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes were awarded recently to the most innovative, student-developed product and service ideas at the 2017 TOP DOG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech University.

Awards were presented to the top three finishers in the competition with the “Lunch Pad” team of Jon Emas […]

Four University of Malta research projects awarded €240,000 in new pilot programme

By | May 22nd, 2017|Malta, New Investments/Awards, Translational Research|

The University of Malta recently launched a new pilot programme to award four prospective research projects by university researchers, a total of €60,000 each over two years. The funds will cover expenses and costs such as those for research assistants, data gathering and surveys, software, consumables, conferences, dissemination and outreach etc.

The projects will be financed […]

Menlo Ventures raises new $450M fund to back early consumer, enterprise and ‘frontier technologies’

By | May 22nd, 2017|New Fund Announcement, Venture Capital|

Silicon Valley VC Menlo Ventures has closed a new $450 million fund to invest primarily in early-stage “consumer, enterprise and frontier technologies”. The funding brings the firm’s total capital to more than $5 billion under management, while Menlo Ventures says the fund was oversubscribed with both new and existing limited […]

Honeywell Launches New Venture Investment Fund Focused On Early-Stage, High-Growth Companies

By | May 18th, 2017|Corporate-collaboration, New Fund Announcement, Venture Capital|

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced the launch of a new investment fund that will invest in early-stage, high-growth technology companies that are strategically aligned to the Company’s portfolio and software capabilities. The initial fund size is expected to be approximately $100 million and investments […]

Inova Health System, University of Virginia fund first joint research projects with seed fund

By | May 17th, 2017|Seed Fund, Virginia|

Inova Health System and University of Virginia are kicking off their new partnership with $450,000 in seed money to fund nine joint research projects geared toward better predicting, preventing and treating disease.

The seed fund helps launch a larger $112 million partnership that Falls Church-based Inova […]

Simon Fraser University receives $1 million from Coast Capital Savings for student program

By | May 15th, 2017|Canada|

Simon Fraser University has received a $1 million gift from Coast Capital Savings to help fund Western Canada’s first university business “student incubator” over the next five years.

Don Coulter, president and CEO of the 1,650-employee Surrey-based credit union, said he was extremely proud” to announce to fund the SFU Venture Connection over the next five […]