Kent State University students to manage foundation investment fund

By | July 14th, 2017|Ohio|

KENT, Ohio – Kent State University students will gain real-world experience this fall when they begin managing an investment fund for the university’s foundation.

The program is designed to prepare students to work in the asset management business with an in-depth understanding of how the business works, the university said.

“Kent State’s College of Business Administration […]

Kent State University students to manage foundation investment fund

By | July 14th, 2017|Ohio|

KENT, Ohio – Kent State University students will gain real-world experience this fall when they begin managing an investment fund for the university’s foundation.

The program is designed to prepare students to work in the asset management business with an in-depth understanding of how the business works, the university said.

“Kent State’s College of Business Administration […]

U Akron O2 RegenTech awarded $100,000 from Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio 

By | June 29th, 2017|New Investments/Awards, Ohio|

O2 RegenTech, a medical device startup out of the University of Akron, has received a boost with $100,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio, according to the university.

Founded in 2013 by Nic Leipzig, an associate professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering, O2 RegenTech […]

U Akron and Lorain County CC startups O2 RegenTech, Vlipsy receive  $225K in Innovation Fund investments 

By | June 15th, 2017|Ohio|

Two area companies were among six tech startups to receive a share of $225,000 in the round of investments announced by Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio.

The startups will use the money to test technologies and prove business models, according to an Innovation Fund news release.

O2 RegenTech of Akron, a medical device company focused on easy-to-use wound […]

Rev1 Ventures, Ohio State U Invests in Wiretap

By | June 7th, 2017|Ohio|

Rev1 Ventures, the leading seed-stage venture fund, announced it has participated in the $4.9M funding round for Wiretap, a leading innovator of security solutions for Enterprise Social Networks and collaboration tools. This investment marks Rev1’s largest single investment from the Rev1 Fund I, the ground-breaking corporate-backed fund supported by Nationwide, […]

Cleveland State and Kent State to work together on joint technology commercialization fund 

By | April 5th, 2017|Ohio|

Cleveland State University and Kent State University have been awarded a grant from the Ohio Third Frontier Commission to create a joint technology commercialization and startup fund, according to a news release.

This news got a mention in an article about the Ohio Third […]

University of Akron unveils $500K Spark Fund program to fund student, faculty innovations

By | January 9th, 2017|New Fund Announcement, Ohio, Student Funds|

The University of Akron Research Foundation is unveiling a new program called the Spark Fund to help develop new innovations and technologies among graduate students and faculty.The program, which aims to foster innovations leading to university start-ups, will pay to prototype and test five to seven innovations in 2017, thanks to matching funding from the Ohio […]

From prototype building to VC investment, Ohio State University more active in nudging technology to market 

By | January 5th, 2017|Ohio|

Ohio State University is taking a more hands-on approach to getting technology from its labs to market, from regulatory help to prototype building, in hopes of boosting the odds of a commercial success.

“We have taken the active initiative of taking early stage inventions such as pharmaceuticals, engineering and other inventions and perform the […]

CWRU receives $500,000 state grant for technology start-up fund

By | November 3rd, 2016|Ohio, Startup Fund|

The Ohio Third Frontier Commission has awarded Case Western Reserve University a $500,000 grant for a campus-based translational research fund to help faculty researchers advance and commercialize their innovations.

The grant will transfer the administration of the commission’s statewide Technology Validation and Start-up Fund (TVSF) to Case Western Reserve, managed through the university’s Technology […]

CWRU receives $500,000 state grant for technology start-up fund

By | November 3rd, 2016|Ohio, Startup Fund|

The Ohio Third Frontier Commission has awarded Case Western Reserve University a $500,000 grant for a campus-based translational research fund to help faculty researchers advance and commercialize their innovations.

The grant will transfer the administration of the commission’s statewide Technology Validation and Start-up Fund (TVSF) to Case Western Reserve, managed through the university’s Technology […]