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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 [...]

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 [...]

11 11, 2020

16 Startups Selected for UC Berkeley’s Highly-Competitive, Global Startup Accelerator Program SkyDeck

By |2020-11-11T10:25:21+00:00November 11th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

BERKELEY, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 29, 2020 / UC Berkeley SkyDeck, the startup accelerator of the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley), today announces it has selected 16 companies from around the globe for its fall 2020 startup cohort. The new group of startups specializes in a wide range of industries including AI, life [...]

7 10, 2020

Children’s Hospital LA launches pediatric digital health accelerator

By |2020-10-07T15:58:25+00:00October 7th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, California, Hospitals|0 Comments

The hospital is introducing a 13-week pediatric digital health accelerator program, dubbed KidsX, which will link more than 30 hospitals across the US, the UK, and Australia with companies focused on cultivating pediatric digital health innovations. As part of the program, hospitals will present problems and challenges to the startup community and work with digital health companies [...]

26 08, 2020

UCSF Medicine’s new $1.5M innovation fund focuses 1st project on telemedicine training

By |2020-08-26T13:56:08+00:00August 26th, 2020|California, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

The University of California San Francisco School of Medicine received a $1.5 million grant to establish a new endowment that funds palliative medicine innovation projects, according to an Aug. 25 news release. The Cambia Health Foundation, part of nonprofit healthcare company Cambia Health Solutions, awarded UCSF the $1.5 million to start the endowment for the medical school's [...]

26 08, 2020

Innovative Startups Commercializing UC Davis Technologies | UC Davis

By |2020-08-26T13:44:04+00:00August 26th, 2020|California, Student Funds|0 Comments

During the past fiscal year, 15 emerging startups executed agreements to access patented technology developed at the University of California, Davis. “Startups play an essential role in advancing and commercializing new technologies that are developed by researchers and innovators at UC Davis,” said Prasant Mohapatra, vice chancellor of research at UC Davis. “These partnerships lead [...]

25 06, 2020

Seven UC Berkeley SkyDeck Startups Raise $32M in Six Months 

By |2020-06-25T10:25:00+00:00June 25th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

UC Berkeley SkyDeck, a Berkeley, Calif. – based startup accelerator of the University of California at Berkeley, announces that in the past six months–seven of its recent cohort startups raised seed rounds. Together the startups – coming from all sectors including AI and ML, robotics, fintech, medtech and more – raised approximately $32 million. These [...]

17 06, 2020

UC Davis Names Recipients of 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation Awards | UC Davis

By |2020-06-17T15:47:33+00:00June 17th, 2020|California, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

The University of California, Davis, today (June 15) named the recipients of the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation Awards. The awards recognize faculty, project teams and community partners for their work, dedication and success in improving the lives of others and addressing the needs of our global society through innovative solutions. “Research universities like UC Davis play [...]

17 06, 2020

POP Grants Bridges Funding Gap for UCI Researchers 

By |2020-06-17T15:46:48+00:00June 17th, 2020|California, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

UC Irvine is one of the nation’s foremost public research universities. The campus is home to world-class researchers and faculty members who work at the cutting edge of their disciplines to discover and invent the next groundbreaking technologies. Many of these groundbreaking technologies have significant commercial potential, which, if further developed, can be brought to [...]

10 06, 2020

UC Riverside-led ExCITE incubator graduates first startups

By |2020-06-10T13:37:54+00:00June 10th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, California, Startup Fund|0 Comments

Uncertainty about the economy during the pandemic hasn’t stopped investors from taking a chance on some of Riverside’s hottest tech startups. ExCITE, the startup incubator led by UC Riverside in partnership with the County of Riverside and the city of Riverside has graduated its first three companies, each of which has received enough funding to [...]