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7 10, 2021

UCLA Venture Accelerator program encourages entrepreneurship, provides targeted support 

By |2021-10-07T09:02:31+00:00October 7th, 2021|California|0 Comments

When considering business schools, Camille Lasker knew she wanted two things: to stay in Los Angeles and to attend a program with a strong emphasis in entrepreneurship. The Venture Accelerator program at the Anderson School of Management met her criteria and helped draw her to UCLA, Lasker said. The Anderson Venture Accelerator is a four-month [...]

29 09, 2021

New Startups Built From UC Davis Research and Innovation Emerge With Solutions in Health, Energy and Agriculture

By |2021-09-29T14:34:45+00:00September 29th, 2021|California, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

uring the 2020-21 fiscal year, nine startups executed agreements to access foundational intellectual property and commercialize new technologies developed at the University of California, Davis. The emerging startups are focused on technological solutions to meet needs in health, energy and agriculture. “It is always exciting to see innovations from UC Davis translated into commercial applications that benefit our regional [...]

29 09, 2021

Berkeley SkyDeck Accelerator Presents Batch 12 Startups at Demo Day 

By |2021-09-29T14:29:41+00:00September 29th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

Berkeley’s startup accelerator, will host its Batch 12 Virtual Demo Day Sept. 28, featuring 18 innovative global startups (15 from this cohort as well as three SkyDeck alumni companies) specializing in a wide range of industries including AI, life sciences, semiconductor chips, HR, robotics, and enterprise software. With a five-minute pitch opportunity, each startup will [...]

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 [...]