Corporate VC Fund launched to support University of Wolverhampton uni spin-outs

A new investment fund to support university spin-outs has been launched by steel company Caparo and the University of Wolverhampton. The £400,000 CIC Investment Fund will award cash in return for shares, with either Caparo or University of Wolverhampton staff joining the board of each spin-out it invests in. Lord Paul of Marylebone, chancellor of […]

ENTREVESTOR: Nova Scotia tops up innovation funding

Nova Scotia’s life sciences sector is one of the big winners of the announcement last week that Innovacorp has received fresh capital for its venture capital funding. The province announced it will provide $40 million over the next eight years to the Nova Scotia First Fund, the main investment vehicle for the provincial innovation agency. […]