Stanford, StartX Fund awardee, grabs $2m seed round

Nirmidas Biotech, Inc., a diagnostic research technology company, is announcing that it has raised $2 million in seed round funding to commercialize its fluorescence enhancing plasmonic gold technology, called “pGOLD.” The technology platform, which significantly boosts the ability to detect disease biomarkers, is based on nearly a decade of research at Stanford University and is […]

Cape Town launches new seed fund

As part of the official opening of the new CCDI space, a new Design Innovation Seed Fund (DISF) was launched as part of the proceedings. The DISF is supported with seed funding from the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDT). The new fund is set to give innovation […]

University of Cincinnati Technology Commercialization Accelerator Accepting Applications

Applications are being accepted now through Sept. 1, 2014, for the fourth round of funding from the UC Technology Commercialization Accelerator. The accelerator serves as a vehicle for significantly ramping up the commercialization activity of the university. Its primary focus is on identifying promising, early stage technologies; assessing those technologies to determine viable startup company […]

Cambridge Innovation Capital is ‘Redefining’ Investment

“The Cambridge cluster has worked very well for a long time. It has an established angel and entrepreneur ecosystem and what we’re seeing now is entrepreneurs beginning to invest back into new technology companies,” says Victor Christou, Senior Investment Director at Cambridge Innovation Capital, a newly established £50m fund with a remit to invest in technology and […]