Google AI Fund Leads $10.5M Into Algorithmia 

By | June 29th, 2017|Accelerator/incubator, Corporate|

Google’s AI fund has made its first public investment, leading a $10.5 million Series A funding round for Algorithmia, a marketplace and enterprise solution that enables developers to tap into its catalog of 3,500 algorithms, functions and machine-learning models.

According to news from TechCrunch, other […]

New Mexico State University’s AgSprint accelerator selects first participants

By | April 14th, 2017|Accelerator/incubator, New Mexico|

Six promising startup companies that are developing technology in all areas of agriculture have been selected for a new accelerator program at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center.

The AgSprint accelerator, part of the Arrowhead Technology Incubator, is a five-month venture-builder program designed to support innovation in agriculture by connecting agricultural entrepreneurs to financing, demonstration […]

Research Park Corporation incubator, venture fund generate $196 million economic impact 

By | March 22nd, 2017|Accelerator/incubator|

Research Park Corp. and affiliated organizations that include a technology business incubator and venture fund posted a total economic impact of $196 million in 2016, generated 3,100 direct and indirect jobs with a payroll of more than $83 million, officials said Thursday.

State and local tax collections from those companies and jobs amounted to $11.2 […]

Why University City Science Center is betting big on these 3 health projects

By | February 23rd, 2017|Accelerator/incubator, Pennsylvania|

Three promising technologies that seek to improve the efficacy of medical care earned a big boost from the University City Science Center on Monday, with a total of $600,000 in research grants announced through the center’s QED Proof of Concept Program.

Preoperative planning and alignment of long-bone fractures may be improved, and then surgeries go […]

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with FireSpring Fund to Invest $1 Million Toward Innovation and Job Growth

By | February 8th, 2017|Accelerator/incubator, Florida|

FireSpring Fund, a nonprofit accelerator of early-stage technology companies in Central Florida, has been selected by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to receive $1 million to invest in promising new technology companies to help jump-start a thriving Volusia County-based innovation corridor.

“Embry-Riddle is committed to giving back to the local community by partnering with forward-thinking organizations like the […]

StartUP FIU Pitch Day brings early-stage ventures to investors 

By | December 9th, 2016|Accelerator/incubator, Florida|

More than 300 came out to StartUP FIU’s first-ever Pitch Day on Tuesday, where entrepreneurs were given the opportunity to present their ideas to a group of angel investors and venture capitalists.

Of the startups that took the stage, five were invited to continue in investor discussions

The companies include:

  • Bid Aero, a […]

Florida Institute Funds carbon capture technology

By | November 10th, 2016|Accelerator/incubator, New Investments/Awards|

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Florida Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Partnering in Innovation, Inc. (Pi-Innovation), an Orlando-based company with technology developed at NASA Kennedy […]

Florida Institute Funds carbon capture technology

By | November 10th, 2016|Accelerator/incubator, New Investments/Awards|

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Florida Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Partnering in Innovation, Inc. (Pi-Innovation), an Orlando-based company with technology developed at NASA Kennedy […]

UWaterloo’s Velocity Garage achieves largest free startup incubator status

By | November 2nd, 2016|Accelerator/incubator, Canada|

The University of Waterloo celebrated the official opening of the expanded Velocity Garage, making UWaterloo home to the largest free startup incubator in the world.

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Now occupying 37,000-square-feet, the Velocity Garage offers workspace for up to 120 startups to work and collaborate, as well as […]

Alumnus seeds Swartz Center thats poised to draw innovation at CMU and in Pittsburgh

By | October 27th, 2016|Accelerator/incubator, Foundation-support, Pennsylvania|

Carnegie Mellon University’s “hub for entrepreneurship,” the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, got its official start Tuesday in the best possible way — surrounded by CMU innovators hoping to take their companies to the next level.

James Swartz, the co-founding partner of Accel Partners, a venture […]