KAUST, SABB launch startup accelerator plan

The Saudi British Bank (SABB) and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) are launching the KAUST-SABB University Entrepreneur Accelerator “TAQADAM.” The program aims to help early stage university student and faculty entrepreneurs at Saudi universities develop their concepts into high-potential startups. “We believe this will significantly support the ongoing work at Saudi universities […]

Gov. Brown approves $22 million to fund entrepreneurship at U California System

University of California campuses have more resources to develop real-world applications for technology after Gov. Jerry Brown approved $22 million in funding Friday. Brown signed Assembly Bill 2664, which provides $2.2 million in one-time funds to the 10 UC campuses to pay for incubator space, equipment, entrepreneurial training, legal services and other entrepreneurial tools. State […]

Nevada’s Sierra Angels program will help incubate University-based projects

The Sierra Angels, Nevada’s premier, early-investor funding group, is launching a new program and fund to help incubate ideas and projects created through the University of Nevada, Reno that have potential for reaching the marketplace. The recently created Sierra Innovations and its Entrepreneur Fund will facilitate the development of successful innovation-based, scalable startup companies in […]