The technology start-up scene in Singapore received another boost yesterday as the National Research Foundation (NRF) announced that it will work with six venture capital (VC) funds to make available S$120 million for young local firms.
The State University of New York (SUNY) Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF) will invest in five new projects, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced. They include a device that a doctor at Upstate Medical University is developing, according to a news release from the governor’s office. The TAF accelerates the development and commercialization of innovations that SUNY students, faculty,
A new state-backed early stage capital fund hopes to cut its first deal by early summer, executives say. The $6.8 million Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0 hopes to do as many as 50 deals over the next two years. It will provide early-stage, high-tech companies with the capital they need to move further toward commercializing an innovation, said
Oregon BEST has announced a new round of commercialization funding that is helping electric farm vehicle startup Rogue Rovers, LLC collaborate with Oregon Tech to design, test and build a semi-autonomous, all-terrain electric vehicle that can be used in specialty farming applications to improve pest management, reduce fertilizer waste and make it safer to operate
The Center for Innovative Technology announced today that its CIT GAP Funds closed an investment in Riogin, a Charlottesville-based company that has solved many issues related to peptide therapeutics. Riogin developed a technology platform that overcomes many of the problems connected to peptide therapeutics, which represents a growing portion of the market opportunity for big
SioTeX, an interdisciplinary team from Texas State University, won the Texas Halo Fund Investment Prize during the 14th Annual Rice University Business Plan Competition (RBPC) in Houston.
Seton Hall University’s Stillman School of Business‘ Center for Entrepreneurial Studies will award $10,000 in prizes at the annual Seton Hall University Venture Fund Competition. The public is invited to attend the competition, which will be held on Friday April 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Jubilee Hall Auditorium.
The Wolverine Venture Fund, an investment vehicle run by students at the University of Michigan, is celebrating a win now that it has recorded its fourth profitable exit with the IBM’s acquisition ofSilverpop.
Tympanogen LLC, a New Orleans startup company with a nonsurgical patch for treating holes in the eardrum, has won $44,000 in a major graduate-level student startup competition.
IDEA was founded in 2009 and since then has funded 35 ventures with grants up to $10,000. Just this past month, the Accelerator reached its 500k milestone in venture funding, a monumental milestone for IDEA.