Mississippi

29 09, 2021

MSU contributes to Mississippi startup ecosystem through entrepreneurship support, technology commercialization

By |2021-09-29T14:17:01+00:00September 29th, 2021|Mississippi|0 Comments

Mississippi’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem is being recognized a top 20 global ecosystem for startup experience, an achievement boosted by the state’s research universities. The 2021 Global Startup Ecosystem Report, released by Startup Genome and the Global Entrepreneurship Network at London Tech Week, acknowledges the roles research institutions like Mississippi State University play in driving innovation [...]

26 08, 2021

SMU Announces All-New Business Accelerator to Support Next-Gen Entrepreneurs | Dallas Innovates

By |2021-08-26T10:26:53+00:00August 26th, 2021|Mississippi, Student Funds|0 Comments

A six-month program will provide SMU student and recent alumni entrepreneurs the growth opportunity of an existing start-up. Described as an “intense and enriching” accelerator, the program offers immersive workshops, mentorship, and access to entrepreneurial and investor networks. Students will have two opportunities to compete for non-dilutive funding. The BAP program features two competitions: a [...]

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 [...]

21 08, 2017

University of Southern Mississippi Researchers Use I-Corps Grant to Develop New Polymer Technology 

By |2017-08-21T13:45:31+00:00August 21st, 2017|Mississippi, State or Government|0 Comments

At The University of Southern Mississippi, research and innovation are fueling new discoveries in technology that offer real-world applications in the private and commercial sectors. Nothing illustrates this synergy better than a recent National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps grant fostered within the University’s School of Polymers and High Performance Materials. The $50,000 grant – the [...]

24 04, 2017

NSF $500K grant to fund entrepreneurial growth at Mississippi State University

By |2017-04-24T08:05:01+00:00April 24th, 2017|Mississippi, State or Government|0 Comments

Mississippi State University received nearly half a million dollars from the National Science Foundation to launch a program to strengthen innovation and entrepreneurship in the Golden Triangle Region. A $495,300 grant from the NSF will launch a new Innovation Corps site at MSU. The I-Corps program teaches grantees to identify valuable product opportunities that can [...]

5 11, 2015

U Mississippi Rebel Student Venture Capital Fund Grants $6,500 in Rewards

By |2015-11-05T12:10:29+00:00November 5th, 2015|Mississippi, Student Funds|0 Comments

The University of Mississippi student-led start-ups presented to the RVCF, each receiving grants and mentorships to assist in the development of their new business ventures. Of the six businesses there were three smart phone apps, Impster, Nimble Fashion, and Okay2Eat; one light, sound, and entertainment business, Vault Entertainment; a marketing start-up, Ault Wilson Marketing; and a [...]

3 03, 2015

The Rebel Venture Capital Fund Seeks Student Entrepreneurs

By |2015-03-03T07:27:17+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Mississippi|0 Comments

The Rebel Venture Capital Fund is seeking University of Mississippi students that harbor the entrepreneurial spirit and are interested in a grant to get their business started. The RVCF is an independent, alumni-supported investment group that works as a non-profit entity. They’re separate from the university but exist solely to fund businesses started by Ole [...]