From my experience, the framing of expectations to sponsoring leadership and stakeholders is the single most important action in the successful launch and sustainability of any tech or start-up gap funding program. This is especially important if any source of the funds is derived from public dollars. We have seen the following story transpire too […]
The Ivy Foundation Biomedical Innovation Grants was created in 2008 by the Ivy Foundation to support collaborative University of Virginia research projects with the potential to yield leading-edge diagnostics and treatments for a range of human health problems. The fund seeks to accelerate improved diagnosis and treatment of disease through inventions and patents, commercial products, […]
Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2014 – Penn’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) has announced that the Education Design Studio, Inc. (EDSi), a $2.1 million hybrid incubator and seed fund built specifically for education ventures, has selected its second cohort of entrepreneurs to join them in Philadelphia this August. Nine early stage edtech start-ups have signed […]
Luminoso, a Cambridge-based text analytics company that has its roots in the MIT Media Lab, announced Wednesday that it’s raised $6.5 million in Series A funding, led by Acadia Woods and with participation from Tokyo-based Digital Garage.