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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 [...]

2 12, 2020

Biden Appointees Have A Lot Of Ties To Startup And Venture Spheres – Crunchbase News

By |2020-12-02T09:50:42+00:00December 2nd, 2020|State or Government|0 Comments

As President-elect Joe Biden moves ahead with appointments to key government roles, it’s notable that quite a few of the people selected have ties to the tech, startup and venture capital spheres. That this would be the case with an incoming Democratic administration is not entirely surprising. Venture capitalists and funded startups overwhelmingly carry out business in [...]

25 11, 2020

UNR-based tech accelerator program to expand statewide

By |2020-11-25T09:11:03+00:00November 25th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Nevada, State or Government|0 Comments

The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced recently it’s expanding a Northern Nevada-based program “to help technology entrepreneurs earn federal grant funding to support early-stage development of their businesses or innovations” throughout the state. Initially funded through the Federal And State Technology Partnership (FAST) at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2019, the Sierra Accelerator [...]

11 11, 2020

Ohio Third Frontier looking to award $60M in seed funding for tech companies 

By |2020-11-11T10:07:38+00:00November 11th, 2020|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Ohio Third Frontier program is looking to award up to $60 million to organizations that will invest that money in Ohio technology companies in the early stages of commercializing their products or services. Cleveland entrepreneurial growth organization JumpStart Inc. is having conversations “with a handful of institutions, University Hospitals and others” [...]

24 09, 2020

NSF Convergence Accelerator Awards Second 

By |2020-09-24T10:15:20+00:00September 24th, 2020|State or Government|0 Comments

The Phase I Convergence Accelerator cohort was announced in 2019 and included the Competency Catalyst team as one of 43 projects to receive Phase I funding. The Phase II cohort includes just nine teams of the original 43 and will provide Competency Catalyst with up to $5 million in funding for prototype development and pilot [...]

16 09, 2020

U.S. Department Of Commerce Invests $35 Million To Fuel High-Growth Entrepreneurship 

By |2020-09-16T14:36:34+00:00September 16th, 2020|State or Government|0 Comments

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced today that 52 organizations — including nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and entrepreneurship-focused organizations — from 36 states will receive grants totaling $35 million to support entrepreneurship, acceleration of company growth, and increased access to risk capital across regional economies. Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation is among [...]

9 09, 2020

Early cancer detection technology secures £2.4M funding boost from InnovateUK

By |2020-09-09T14:23:48+00:00September 9th, 2020|State or Government, UK/England|0 Comments

Efforts to improve the early detection of cancer have received a significant boost with a £2.4 million funding deal to support the further development of innovative testing technology. Glasgow-based ClinSpec Diagnostics Limited (ClinSpec Dx), a spinout from the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at Strathclyde, has developed a way of detecting cancer at an early stage using a [...]

9 09, 2020

Technology Accelerator Program spurs on Western Australia innovators

By |2020-09-09T14:19:01+00:00September 9th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Australia, State or Government|0 Comments

Western Australian start-ups, established businesses and researchers working on innovative location-based products or services have been urged to apply for the SPUR Location Technology Accelerator Program. The program features a $25,000 grant for up to six successful applicants, with access to information sessions focused on working with WA Government data and processes. Successful applicants will receive [...]