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14 04, 2021

Binghamton University researchers receive $50K from SUNY for Parkinson’s, environmental work

By |2021-04-14T14:08:50+00:00April 14th, 2021|New York, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

SUNY has awarded Binghamton University researchers $50,000 apiece as they work on separate projects. Their research efforts focus on creating a new therapy to provide relief to Parkinson’s patients and help locate abandoned oil and gas wells, the school said in a news release. The SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund — which helps faculty inventors and [...]

14 04, 2021

Victoria invests $1.8m in start-up accelerator

By |2021-04-14T13:56:46+00:00April 14th, 2021|Australia, State or Government|0 Comments

The Victorian government has invested another $1.8 million into Startmate to fund a Victorian-specific accelerator program, four years after the venture capital-backed accelerator expanded to Melbourne. The investment coincides with Startmate going out to the market to raise two new funds, both aimed at increasing the diversity in the entrepreneur and investor ecosystems.Startmate chief executive [...]

6 04, 2021

Biden proposes $250 billion investment in research 

By |2021-04-06T11:16:30+00:00April 6th, 2021|State or Government|0 Comments

President Joe Biden proposes spending $250 billion on the U.S. research enterprise over the next several years as part of a plan to rebuild the country’s infrastructure, create jobs, and outinnovate the rest of the world. A fact sheet issued in advance of Biden’s speech today in Pittsburgh names a host of federal research agencies [...]

1 04, 2021

Ohio Third Frontier Commission growing technology startups, talent 

By |2021-04-01T10:55:00+00:00April 1st, 2021|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

This month, the Ohio Third Frontier Commission approved $72.7 million in funding that will provide capital to innovative startup companies, advance medical technology and foster young talent through a new High School Tech Internship Pilot Program. “We are investing in technology that will attract private capital from across the state and beyond,” said Lydia Mihalik, [...]

17 03, 2021

CIT GAP Funds Makes Follow-On Investment in RoundlyX to Help Users Better Manage Digital Asset Portfolios

By |2021-03-17T18:12:50+00:00March 17th, 2021|State or Government, Virginia|0 Comments

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) today announced that CIT GAP Funds has made a follow-on investment in Richmond, Va.-based RoundlyX, a digital asset wealth management platform. Since its initial GAP Funds investment in May 2020, RoundlyX has expanded its service beyond the United States, with users now able to connect to any European or UK [...]

17 03, 2021

Rev1 Ventures Launches $10MM Pre-Seed Fund with The Ohio State University & Ohio Third Frontier

By |2021-03-17T18:12:07+00:00March 17th, 2021|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Rev1 Ventures, the startup studio that combines capital and strategic services to help startups scale and corporates innovate, is launching Future Value Fund I (FVF), a new $10MM for-profit investment fund focused on building the Central Ohio startup ecosystem. The Fund is the company's most significant pre-seed fund to date and the largest [...]

4 03, 2021

New U.K. funding agency aims to tackle innovative research | Science

By |2021-03-04T10:02:26+00:00March 4th, 2021|State or Government, UK/England|0 Comments

The U.K. government has released its plans for emulating the storied high-risk, high-reward U.S. funding agency, the Advanced Research Projects Agency. During the 2019 election campaign, the Conservative government promised to set up such an agency, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson's former adviser Dominic Cummings pushed for it. Now, it has a name: the Advanced [...]

18 02, 2021

Arch Grants Surpasses $20 Million Milestone In Its Sustained Impact Campaign

By |2021-02-18T10:28:11+00:00February 18th, 2021|Missouri, State or Government|0 Comments

Arch Grants announced that it has reached a milestone in its Sustained Impact Campaign by raising $21.5 million in gifts and commitments. The Campaign will allow Arch Grants to scale its model for attracting and retaining entrepreneurs to St. Louis in an effort to drive local and regional economic development for the long-term. While Arch Grants [...]

4 02, 2021

Ben Franklin TechCelerator awards $10,000 in virtual pitch contest 

By |2021-02-04T09:17:51+00:00February 4th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, State or Government|0 Comments

Ben Franklin TechCelerator @ State College awarded three early-stage startup teams parts of a $10,000 prize during their final virtual pitch event. This year’s winners pitched innovative technologies in the medical, augmented reality (AR), and electrical markets to the panel of judges. Dr. Christine Weikert and the NotePro team won the first-place prize of $5,000. NotePro’s patent-pending medical content [...]

6 01, 2021

Binghamton University awarded SUNY Prepare Innovation Grants to pursue COVID-19 research

By |2021-01-06T09:59:24+00:00January 6th, 2021|New York, State or Government|0 Comments

BINGHAMTON, NY—The State University of New York has awarded grants to three teams at Binghamton University to pursue research projects related to COVID-19 as part of its new Prepare Innovation and Internship Program. “It is a great privilege for our students and faculty to have the opportunity to pursue these projects, which could help protect the [...]