$20-Million Fund Will Support Innovation at Ontario’s Colleges

The new $20-million Colleges Applied Research and Development Fund (CARDF) announced by Premier Kathleen Wynne will promote new economic growth, the Ontario Centres of Excellence and Colleges Ontario said today. “College-based applied research projects continue to develop innovations that help businesses throughout the province grow and create new, high-quality jobs,” said Linda Franklin, the President […]

My State Cares More About University Innovation Than Your’s Does…

Is your state putting their innovation dollars into university innovation? Over 30 states in the US and countless established and emerging innovation economies across the globe are actively supporting these funding programs. In our most recent report, over 30% of all gap funding support for university proof of concept and startup gap funding programs came […]

SEP Venture Capital donates to University of Strathclyde Entrepreneurs Fund

Venture capital firm Scottish Equity Partners has made a “significant” donation to a fund which invests in business ventures by members of the University of Strathclyde’s community. SEP has made the gift to the Strathclyde Entrepreneurs Fund, which provides early stage investment in companies and ventures run by the University’s staff, students and alumni. [wpipa id=”14035″] The fund has supported […]

Wisconsin WEDC grants help grow entrepreneurship programs across state

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is helping 11 organizations develop and expand programs aimed at growing entrepreneurship throughout the state. WEDC’s new Entrepreneurship Support pilot program is awarding the organizations $500,000 in grants to help fund programs that promote entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial education, mentorship and training, business development and financial services. “Much of the economic growth […]