Startup Fund

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 [...]

8 07, 2020

ISU Startup Factory accepts 11 teams into its ninth cohort 

By |2020-07-08T11:07:13+00:00July 8th, 2020|Iowa, Startup Fund|0 Comments

The Iowa State University Startup Factory today announced its ninth cohort of entrepreneurs entering the Iowa State-based program. Ten teams joined the program, along with one honorary member selected to participate. The program started on June 25 with a virtual kick-off reception. Cohort members, program staff, mentors, advisors, and investors joined the virtual ceremony held to celebrate [...]

25 06, 2020

MSU Foundation provides support for rising entreprenuers 

By |2020-06-25T10:18:56+00:00June 25th, 2020|Michigan, Startup Fund|0 Comments

MSU Foundation currently hosts and manages Conquer Accelerator, a program dedicated to supporting up-and-coming entrepreneurs. Beginning in 2016, this project is a collaborative effort among MSU Foundation and its subsidiaries Spartan Innovations, Red Cedar Ventures and University Corporate Research Park. The program amplifies selected startups by providing $20,000 in funding, access to over 40 mentors, access to follow-up funding and other essential resources. Since 2015, [...]