New Jersey

19 08, 2019

Entrepreneurship Club students help transfer Princeton biotech research to business ventures

By |2019-08-19T09:25:14+00:00August 19th, 2019|New Jersey, Student Funds|0 Comments

This is notable, because this is the type of project that MBA students normally undertake as part of their curriculum. But Alimtas did it, outside of class, on top of full course loads. “This sort of program — teams of students working with a tech transfer office to build out a business plan around a [...]

20 03, 2019

Rutgers TechAdvance Fund Helps Innovative Researchers Get From R&D to Commercialization 

By |2019-03-20T09:22:22+00:00March 20th, 2019|New Jersey, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

A Rutgers University fund  provided more than $2 million to help the school’s researchers working on innovative technologies take the next step in what can be a long and costly journey toward bringing new products to market. Launched in 2017, the university’s TechAdvance Fund has awarded grants totaling $2.65 million to more than 30 faculty members conducting [...]

16 08, 2018

Celgene Donates $100K to Rutgers’ TechAdvance® Gap Funding Program

By |2018-08-16T09:01:06+00:00August 16th, 2018|Foundation-support, New Jersey|0 Comments

Rutgers University’s TechAdvance Fund, a proof-of-concept fund created through the university’s Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) to advance early stage Rutgers technologies toward commercialization, received $100,000 from Celgene Corporation, marking the first corporate donation since the program’s inception in June 2017. “The TechAdvance program serves as a catalyst to move Rutgers inventions beyond [...]

27 06, 2018

Princeton’s eLab accelerator bolsters student startup ventures

By |2018-06-27T07:31:45+00:00June 27th, 2018|New Jersey, Student Funds|0 Comments

Speaking on the afternoon of June 11, she noted the campus’s relative calm after the frenzy of reunions and commencement. At the Keller Center, though, this is “when everything heats up,” said Martonosi, the center’s director and the Hugh Trumbull Adams ’35 Professor of Computer Science. “We get a big influx of incredibly high-energy people [...]

26 02, 2018

New Jersey Health Foundation Awards $50,000 Innovation Grant To Princeton University Researcher

By |2018-02-26T14:59:42+00:00February 26th, 2018|Foundation-support, New Jersey|0 Comments

New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) has awarded a $50,000 Innovation Grant to Alexander Ploss, Ph.D, assistant professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University, announced James M. Golubieski, president of NJHF. Dr. Ploss is addressing the urgent need of finding better treatments to combat hepatitis B and E viruses.  He will use the funding to investigate novel compounds that inhibit hepatitis [...]

21 08, 2017

Fitz Gate Ventures collects $10 mln for maiden fund into Princeton University- PE Hub

By |2017-08-21T13:39:31+00:00August 21st, 2017|New Jersey, Venture Capital|0 Comments

Gate Ventures today announced that it has raised $10 million for its first fund. Founded in July 2016, Fitz Gate Ventures invests in startups in which a Princeton alum, faculty member or student is either a founder or member of the senior management team, and to date it has invested in five early stage companies. [...]

20 06, 2017

Rutgers University Launches TechAdvance Funding Program to Advance Inventions Toward Commercialization 

By |2017-06-20T10:57:37+00:00June 20th, 2017|New Fund Announcement, New Jersey|0 Comments

TechAdvance, a new early-stage technology development fund created to bring innovative technologies invented by Rutgers researchers closer to commercialization, was launched through the university’s Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED). Offering grants of up to $100,000 for Rutgers faculty and students to help advance promising technologies toward commercialization, the TechAdvance program was created by [...]

20 06, 2017

Zone Startups India floats early-stage VC fund to back tech startups, backed by Ryerson University

By |2017-07-14T20:42:13+00:00June 20th, 2017|India, New Jersey, Venture Fund|0 Comments

Mumbai-based technology startup accelerator Zone Startups India has launched an early-stage venture capital fund to back software startups with a focus on mobile technology and enterprise tech. Christened as Zone Startups India Fund, the fund is backed by Toronto-based startup accelerator Ryerson Futures, the investment arm of Ryerson University and the Chokhani family office. Citing [...]

19 06, 2017

NJ State and Digital Jersey in new start-up fund talks 

By |2017-06-19T08:04:49+00:00June 19th, 2017|New Jersey|0 Comments

DISCUSSIONS about what to replace the Jersey Innovation Fund with in order to help start-up businesses have been held between the States and Digital Jersey. The Jersey Innovation Fund was frozen earlier this year after a damning report by Comptroller and Auditor General Karen McConnell found that serious failures had been made in the running [...]

15 05, 2017

New Brunswick announces $63.6 million in funding for two innovation agencies, funds

By |2017-07-14T20:45:22+00:00May 15th, 2017|New Jersey, State or Government|0 Comments

ew Brunswick’s provincial government announced that it is making significant investments into two innovation agencies and contributing money to the Innovation Voucher Fund, according to a report from Entrevestor. In the first of the two announcements, New Brunswick’s government said it is investing $63.6 million in the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) and the New [...]