In an email addressed to the Colorado State University community, it was announced Mon. May 13 that $1.5 million dollars has been been approved for the Colorado State University System Venture Capital Fund. Martin said he has helped two other Universities through similar programs and has seen great success.
A start-up company from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) now offers a simple tool for detecting corrosion in electronics. DTU’s involvement in the Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster made it possible to allocate gap-funding to the project
In the age of startup-mania, accelerators, incubators and the constant search for venture capital,Northeastern Universityis taking a proactive approach to getting would-be founders to an entrepreneurial happy-place. IDEA calls itself a “venture accelerator,” The three-year-old program within the university was founded by students who – after coming face to face with the harsh realities of
SIB Medical Technologies thinks it can reinvent colon cancer detection. The Wayne State University spin-out is developing a medical device that could become the simpler and cheaper option for colon cancer screening. The technology preserves tissue samples in a liquid solution rather than with heavy, bulky cryogenic materials, which could allow for home screenings.
University of North Carolina Wilmington officials on Friday announced the creation of a venture capital fund to “support business and economic development” in the Wilmington area. The proposed fund will be part of the school’s Entrepreneurship Center, which will be renamed the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship when it opens in a new off-campus building
The University of Illinois at Chicago is launching a $10 million fund to help inventions advance from the research stage toward potential commercial opportunities, becoming the latest academic institution in the area to channel increased resources toward homegrown startup activity. The Chancellor’s Innovation Fund will allocate $2 million a year for five years. Each year,
Some people think that commercialization – technology transfer – is something only engineers do. But a number of CAS professors have recently received funding from the BU Office of Technology Development (OTD) for important work they are doing.
Most college dormitories are a mixture of unmade beds, fireproof carpeting, beer pong, ramen noodles and that poster of John Belushi in “Animal House.” Investors want to add two more ingredients: successful start-ups and budding venture capitalists. “We’re trying to help students feel what it is to run a start-up, to take an idea that starts in
Late last month, student-run startups from the Blackstone LaunchPad incubator gathered for pitch competition on the campus of Wayne State University (WSU). The startups were able to pitch for up to $5,000 in funding from the Warrior Fund, WSU’s pre-seed fund to support student tech startups. Blackstone, which operates on the campuses of WSU and Walsh College in