THE entrepreneurs of tomorrow have gained a step up in the business world after winning a share of £25,000 in vital start-up funding.
Six were selected as finalists in the University of Strathclyde’s PropTech innovation challenge, sponsored by leading Scots businessman Shaf Rasul – who was named the university’s resident entrepreneur in […]
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 […]
The Harvard Innovation Lab, a university-wide initiative that fosters student entrepreneurship, awarded $310,000 in prize money Tuesday night to winners of the sixth annual President’s Innovation Challenge, an interdisciplinary competition for students to develop solutions to pressing problems within the health and life sciences industry.
According to Jodi Goldstein, managing director of Harvard Innovation Labs, judges […]
Natio Cultus Consultancy will conduct a start-up funding event, India Fund Fest, in Bengaluru on May 12. As many as 50 start-ups will get an opportunity to pitch before investors in the maiden edition of the festival. The firm is also planning to take the festival to Hyderabad and Lucknow. The second edition will […]
Five startups from a pool of 235 were selected to share in $70,000 in upfront funding as part of the 2016 fund of Winston-Salem-based New Ventures Investment Club.
Each of the five will now participate in the New Ventures Startup Accelerator program based at Flywheel Cowork in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, with the opportunity […]
At the kick off to University of Chicago’s New Venture Challenges, two first year teams were awarded $10,000 to fund their dorm room ventures.
The judges decided to split the first place prize at the College New Venture Challenge (open only to undergraduates), awarding $10,000 to both Athenir, a research aggregate service, and UProspie, a service […]
University of Tennessee Research Foundation Launches Business Plan Competition for Academic-Affiliated Startups
The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) has announced the formation of a new business plan competition aimed at academic-affiliated startup companies. The competition, named Tennessee Venture Challenge (TVC), will be held in April 2014 and is designed to encourage students, researchers and community members to create new, sustainable businesses in the state of Tennessee. […]
Some crowdsourcing competitions, like the X-Prize, ask people to come up with technological solutions to a problem. Marblar, a startup launching this month, is doing it backward—asking people to come up with problems that a given technology could solve. […]
No fund, but Xavier X-LAB demonstrates a systematic approach to early stage concept development through an “internal accelerator/competition” program. From our experience, this program implements three key fundamentals of successful, university-led, gap programs:
1.Engages Innovation Community: An ideal gap program incorporates an extended network of technical, business, and investment professionals into the process. These individuals share […]