U Rochester student-VC fund makes first investment

The Simon School Venture Capital Fund, a student-run effort of the University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of BusinessAdministration, has made its first investment, in Palmyra’s StormBlok Systems Inc.

LambdaVision, a UConn biotech start-up, secures $110 for state fund

LambdaVision Inc., a biotech start-up company that was launched by UConn Ventures, has received a funding commitment of $110,000 from Connecticut Innovations (CI), the state’s quasi-public authority responsible for growing Connecticut businesses through innovative financing and strategic assistance. CI announced last week that

Portland Seed Fund releases fourth funding class of area start-ups

Portland is certainly growing as a startup city, and now there’s a new batch of companies ready to make their mark in the Rose City. The two-year-old Portland Seed Fund just graduated its fourth class of early-stage companies. The incubator, a unique public-private partnership supported by various government agencies and organizations, gave the startups $25,000 in capital to

U Arizona TechLaunch announces its first POC fund project review

JOIN US TO REVIEW POC PROGRAM/TLA ON FEB. 5th We are very excited to host the first Project Review for these University of Arizona new technologies! TLA created the Proof Of Concept Program to help Faculty develop prototypes of promising inventions and technologies. Each of these projecst received a $40K Proof Of Concept award to