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14 04, 2021

University of Chicago to fund quantum technology start-ups

By |2021-04-14T14:11:38+00:00April 14th, 2021|Illinois, Translational Research|0 Comments

The University of Chicago, which is already planning to build a quantum internet, has launched a programme to fund quantum technology start-ups. The new venture, called Duality, wants to help up to 10 quantum start-ups a year to grow their businesses in the Chicago area. It has allocated a minimum $20 million investment over the [...]

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

Over $1.4M in prizes awarded at Rice University’s student startup competition 

By |2021-04-14T13:58:18+00:00April 14th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, Student Funds, Texas|0 Comments

In its 21st year, the Rice Business Plan Competition hosted 54 student-founded startups from all over the world — its largest batch of companies to date — and doled out over $1.4 million in cash and investment prizes at the week-long virtual competition. RBPC, which is put on by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, took place [...]

14 04, 2021

New Startup Launch Program Helps Early-Stage Startups with $5K Grants

By |2021-04-14T13:54:45+00:00April 14th, 2021|California, Student Funds|0 Comments

Early-stage startups need lots of support and resources to succeed. The UCI Beall Applied Innovation new Startup Launch Program is well-aware of this startup struggle and is offering a Startup Launch Grant for emerging companies that need capital to get their businesses off the ground. The Startup Launch Grant provides up to $5,000 to help [...]

7 04, 2021

Texas Tech Accelerator awards entrepreneurs $175,000

By |2021-04-07T10:10:56+00:00April 7th, 2021|Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, Texas|0 Comments

Seven teams of startup entrepreneurs were awarded funding as winners of the 2021 Virtual TTU Accelerator Competition [last] week, hosted by Texas Tech University’s Innovation Hub at Research Park. The Texas Tech Accelerator finalists had the opportunity to pitch to a real investor panel for a chance to be accepted into the 2021-2022 program. The Texas Tech Accelerator [...]

7 04, 2021

Tech Tournament to showcase Penn State’s most disruptive innovations | Penn State University

By |2021-04-07T10:07:02+00:00April 7th, 2021|Competition, Pennsylvania|0 Comments

Eight of Penn State’s most disruptive and promising early-stage technologies will compete for $150,000 in the Invent Penn State Tech Tournament, a signature event of the Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference, at 2:45 p.m. on April 15. The companies and technologies showcased include therapeutics for COVID-19, printable concrete, and a lab-on-a-chip drug-screening platform. Registration for the [...]

6 04, 2021

Fourteen ventures selected as finalists for second annual MSU $50K Venture Competition

By |2021-04-06T11:08:25+00:00April 6th, 2021|Competition, Montana|0 Comments

Fourteen entrepreneurial ventures have been selected as finalists for Montana State University’s second annual $50K Venture Competition, which will take place virtually on April 7–8. During the competition, which is hosted by MSU’s Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship and its Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars, the 14 ventures will compete for a share of $50,000 in prize money. [...]

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 [...]

1 04, 2021

MSU’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach awards $36K during annual Startup Summit | Mississippi State University

By |2021-04-01T10:46:13+00:00April 1st, 2021|Mississippi, Student Funds|0 Comments

Mississippi State’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach again hosted its annual Startup Summit, the university’s top student business venture competition, which resulted in a first-place tie in the event’s grand finale. MSU’s two grand prize recipients are Shuvam Saha, an engineering doctoral student from Kolkata, India, and Stone Vincent, a fashion design and merchandising master’s [...]

1 04, 2021

Alums gives thousands to local Miami U accelerator

By |2021-04-01T10:42:42+00:00April 1st, 2021|Foundation-support, Ohio, Student Funds|0 Comments

A pair of Miami University alums are giving a financial boost to the school's in-house accelerator program. Jeffrey and Sarah Kadlic have committed $50,000 to start the Sarah and Jeffrey Kadlic Entrepreneurial Growth Fund to benefit the RedHawk Launch Accelerator, the Oxford university announced Monday. The program, based in Over-the-Rhine's Union Hall, is a seed stage startup accelerator for [...]