Innovate Indiana Fund Part of $5.75M Investment

MatterFab, an Indiana University-funded maker of metal 3-D printers, recently closed a $5.75 million seed-funding effort toward the design and development of its first printer for commercial, industrial-grade use. The Innovate Indiana Fund and GE Ventures were among the investors in the Series A financing round, which will help the San Francisco-based company produce what […]

U Florida Research Proposal Awarded $50K from Informatics Institute Seed Fund

Chris Delcher, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, was recently selected to receive one-year, $50,000 seed funding for his research proposal, “New Collaboration to Increase the Development of Computable Phenotypes for Improving Health Outcomes.” The award was made possible by the University of Florida Informatics Institute Seed Fund Program, whose […]

UChicago College New Venture Challenge Winners awards $20K

At the kick off to University of Chicago’s New Venture Challenges, two first year teams were awarded $10,000 to fund their dorm room ventures. The judges decided to split the first place prize at the College New Venture Challenge (open only to undergraduates), awarding $10,000 to both Athenir, a research aggregate service, and UProspie, a […]

5 early-stage tech companies get $3 million from Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0

Detroit-based Invest Michigan has announced investments totaling $325,000 in five early-stage tech companies from its Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0. That investment went along with matching investments from other sources of $2.7 million. Since its launch last June, the $6.8 million fund has invested in 18 early-stage tech companies in the state. The current round of […]

Maryland TEDCO to increase Technology Commercialization Fund by $125K

Before handing out the annual ICE Awards on Thursday morning, TEDCO President Rob Rosenbaum detailed some new startup funding that will be available through the state-backed tech organization. According to Rosenbaum, TEDCO’s Technology Commercialization Fund will be equipped to make awards of $225,000, with the money available over a 24-month period. That’s a $125,000 increase over […]