Startup Fund

1 04, 2021

City University of Hong Kong launches start-up program 

By |2021-04-01T10:52:20+00:00April 1st, 2021|China, Startup Fund|0 Comments

The City University of Hong Kong has launched a large-scale flagship innovation and entrepreneurship program - HK Tech 300 - for aspiring entrepreneurs among its students and staffers, aiming to create 300 start-ups in three years. The program will offer professional training and a seed fund for different project teams to develop innovative ideas into start-ups, validating [...]

17 03, 2021

UF Creates $1 Million Venture Fund for Faculty Startups | UF Innovate

By |2021-03-17T18:36:29+00:00March 17th, 2021|Florida, Startup Fund|0 Comments

In its ongoing efforts to rise to Top 5, the University of Florida has established its own venture fund to benefit startups founded on university research. Starting this fiscal year, the university will provide $1 million a year to fund startups founded on UF technology. Jim O’Connell, assistant vice president for commercialization at UF and [...]

28 01, 2021

Berkeley SkyDeck Fund Hits Milestone as Most Active Seed Fund with More Than 100 Investments in Three Years

By |2021-01-28T09:16:32+00:00January 28th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, California, Startup Fund|0 Comments

Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, the official investment partner for top global startup accelerator UC Berkeley SkyDeck, is proud to announce a major milestone today. The $23.5 million fund has completed more than 100 investments in just three years, making it one of the world's most active seed funds. The SkyDeck Fund is backed by Sequoia Capital, Sierra [...]

17 12, 2020

Purdue Startup Fund providing support to move technologies across the world

By |2020-12-17T06:26:42+00:00December 17th, 2020|Indiana, Startup Fund|0 Comments

A new funding option is helping provide support for Purdue-affiliated startups looking to gain traction and improve the world through innovative technologies. The Purdue Startup Fund was started in 2020 by Purdue Ventures, an arm of the Purdue Foundry. The Foundry is an entrepreneurship and commercialization hub whose professionals help Purdue innovators create and grow startups. “This [...]

9 12, 2020

Twenty years of cultivating tech entrepreneurs | MIT News | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

By |2020-12-09T14:15:56+00:00December 9th, 2020|Massachusetts, Startup Fund|0 Comments

In 2010, Clarisse Iribagiza was studying computer engineering at the University of Rwanda’s College of Science and Technology. She was intrigued to hear about a program on the fundamentals of technological entrepreneurship offered by the MIT Global Startup Labs (GSL) at her college. “I had never heard of startups, but I wanted to understand what [...]

2 12, 2020

Ohio State startup helps focus attention on government-sponsored research

By |2020-12-02T09:53:13+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Ohio, Startup Fund|0 Comments

A startup spun out of technology from The Ohio State University will be recognized next month in an event highlighting the role of federally funded research. IR Medtek is one of 22 university-affiliated startup companies from across the nation to participate in the University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase sponsored by the Association of Public and [...]

2 12, 2020

Punjab to set up innovation mission, fund to promote start-ups

By |2020-12-02T09:52:14+00:00December 2nd, 2020|India, Startup Fund|0 Comments

The Punjab cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod for setting up Punjab Innovation Mission and Punjab Innovation Fund to give further impetus to the start-up ecosystem in the state. The Punjab Innovation Fund of Rs 150 crore is proposed to be set up to invest in early-stage start-ups in the state. The government''s participation in [...]

15 10, 2020

MSU Accelerator Starts Fifth Summer Cohort With Five Tech Startups 

By |2020-10-15T09:41:55+00:00October 15th, 2020|Michigan, Startup Fund|0 Comments

The Michigan State University Foundation’s Conquer Accelerator announced the launch of its fifth season and summer 2020 cohort. The 10-week accelerator welcomes five selected teams to its East Lansing program: ARUtility, Lucypop, MenuBubble, PhenoLogic, and StarForged Studios. “It’s hard to believe that we’re already moving into our fifth year for Conquer Accelerator, but when I [...]

7 10, 2020

U Utah establishes Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology (PIVOT) Center

By |2020-10-07T16:01:25+00:00October 7th, 2020|Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, Startup Fund, Utah|0 Comments

President Ruth V. Watkins is pleased to announce that the University of Utah has formed the Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology (PIVOT) Center, a centralized office that will drive the U’s expanding efforts for economic engagement for the greater Utah community. The new office builds on the work by the Center for Technology [...]

5 08, 2020

UCL launches new £100m start-up investment fund

By |2020-08-05T12:14:31+00:00August 5th, 2020|Startup Fund, UK/England, Uncategorized|0 Comments

University College London has launched a new £100m investment fund to back university spin-outs developing medical research as well as artificial intelligence (AI) projects. The new UCL Technology Fund is backed by British Patient Capital, as well as UCL itself and other new and existing investors. It will be managed by London-headquartered investment firm AlbionVC. “There [...]