Local North Carolina universities go full-steam searching for investments

One firm that is a Triangle company in every sense of the word is 410 Medical. Its founder and chief medical officer, Mark Piehl, a pediatric critical care physician at WakeMed, works at both Duke University and the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, where he earned his medical degree. And the company’s product, LifeFlow, designed to improve life-saving fluid […]

Front Row Ventures and Real Ventures launch $600,000 student VC fund

Front Row Ventures, a student-run VC fund, has partnered with Real Ventures on its mission to invest $600,000 in 24 student startups. Founded by three Montreal-based students, Front Row Ventures will make $25,000 equity investments in startups. The fund includes a team of 20 students from Montreal universities including McGill, Campus Montréal (UdeM, HEC, Polytechnique), […]

NMSU’s Arrowhead Center Receives $300,000 From U.S. EDA For Seed Capital Fund

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced that Arrowhead Center, the entrepreneurship and innovation hub at New Mexico State University, has been awarded a $300,000 grant through the Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies program to support the Arrowhead Innovation Fund, an early stage seed capital fund for promising New Mexico startup companies. “This investment […]